Stop Sabotaging: A 31 Day DBT Challenge to Change Your Life
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From the author of "Healing From Borderline Personality Disorder: My Journey Out of Hell Through Dialectical Behavior Therapy" comes "Stop Sabotaging: A 31 Day DBT Challenge to Change Your Life."
Stop Sabotaging covers:
- What sabotaging is
- Why, as emotionally dysregulated individuals, we tend to do it
- Strategies for shifting out of this destructive pattern and radically changing your life
- A 31 day practice of DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) skills
Keeping a journal as you read (whether old school pen and paper or a memo app on your smart phone) is essential.
If you're finally ready to STOP SABOTAGING your life, download this book today and get started on a new and exciting journey of self-discovery and healing.
Introduction by Alicia Paz
Afterword by Amanda Smith
waste of our time. I’ve learned to try them. They help! Improving The Moment is a skill that comes under the Distress Tolerance module in DBT. These are skills to use to help you cope with distress when you are in a crisis and there is nothing you can do at the moment to improve the actual situation that is upsetting you. Because we acknowledge that we have no control over the external situation at hand, this challenge is not about trying to change the circumstance. Instead, we accept
through a situation. I had a chance to practice Wise Mind just today. I am feeling a bit under the weather with tummy trouble. Millions of people experience such symptoms on a daily basis. What complicates the situation for me is that I have a PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) trigger around this particular type of physical ailment. When it happens, I often go into severe panic and anxiety and re-experience much of the fear and trauma from the incident when I was a young child. I
heart. According to the therapist who ran the group, although this may seem odd, she believes that every object in nature has its own resonance. This made me think of a lyric from the theme song from the Disney movie Pocahontas: “Every rock and tree and creature has a life, has a spirit, has a name” (Menken & Schwartz). If you don’t feel comfortable with this philosophy, think about this piece of nature in a way that makes you feel comfortable as you hold it to your heart. Breathe deeply three
handle if everyone I knew where in the same room as me. I was so different with different company, morphing into who I thought they wanted me to be in order to gain their love and acceptance that God forbid I should find myself in the room during a political discussion with a republican and democrat friend at the same time. Or a religious friend and an atheist friend. You get the point. This was a wakeup call for me. I came to learn and realize that the development of my personality was
http://aliciapazdbt.blogspot.com/ Many of us with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) reach a point where we realize our lives have become unmanageable. We realize that the same old ways of reacting, responding, and behaving that we’ve held onto and practiced simply no longer serve us. They are in fact, sabotaging everything we hold dear. If you are in this place, there is hope for you. I was once in your shoes. My life was a mess. I made the same mistakes over and over again, and I was