Tag Archive for: all or nothing

How “Describing” Can Slow Down Your Emotional Reaction (DBT)

Yesterday in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) group, we once began covering the module on Mindfulness. Our focus was on the “What” skills (as in “What does being mindful mean?”). The three sections covered were: Observing Describing Participating In this post, I’ll be focusing on “Describing,” as I can relate it to some issues I have […]

Spotting Black or White Thinking & Finding Shades of Grey (DBT)

In DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) class, we often hear about the concept of “Black or White,” “All or Nothing,” or “Extreme” thinking. This seems to be a pretty classic symptom among those of us with BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder).  In order to support us in becoming more emotionally stable and less extreme in our thoughts […]