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Half Smiling and Being Half Joyful (DBT)

In Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), we have a practice called “half-smile.” When you are feeling down, sad, or depressed, you simply make the effort of a half smile.  It’s important not to overdo it, so that it’s not super fake or phony. Just a gentle, simple, half-smile. The science behind it is that not only […]