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Impulsivity with Texting, Social Media, and Emails (and Suggested DBT Skills)

Yesterday on my Facebook page, we talked about when our emotions get the best of us and we behave impulsively, such as sending texts or emails that we later regret. Here was my original post: Sometimes our emotions can be so powerful that we feel compelled to make impulsive decisions that we later regret — […]

Facebook: The Emotional Trigger Landmine?

If you have Borderline Personality Disorder or are emotionally sensitive like me, you may have come to find social media sites like Facebook full of emotional triggers.  I sometimes liken it to an “Emotional Landmine.” What do I mean by this?  I have had experiences where I have been having a perfectly good day, only […]

What does “TW” Mean, and Why Should You Use It?

You may have come across tweets on Twitter or posts on Facebook that start out with the letters “TW.” What does this stand for, and why should you consider using it? What does “TW” mean? TW means “trigger warning.” It is a courtesy extended to others who may view your content on social media when […]