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Evoking the Mammalian Brain Response – Why Self-Soothing Works (DBT)

Self-soothing is an incredibly effective coping mechanism for people with Borderline Personality Disorder, the emotionally sensitive, and humanity as a whole. Why? It works. When we are feeling distressed, primitive stress responses still arise in our modern-day brains an attempt to protect us from perceived danger. The problem is, even when we are not in […]