Dealing with Intense & Difficult Emotions and Intrusive Thoughts



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It's been a rough couple of days emotionally - really intense. I know things will be fine, but I have been frustrated by the repeated visits of uncomfortable and unwanted thoughts. Something that has helped in the past is the Emotion Regulation Worksheet 1a: Describing Emotions from the DBT Skills Manual from Dr. Marsha Linehan.



What do you do to deal with repetitive intrusive/unwanted thoughts?

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This worksheet is supposed to help with reflecting on the trigger of the emotions and thoughts and to slow us down in our responses and actions.

More soon.  

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