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Coping with EXTREME Anxiety and Panic

Anxiety and Panic attacks can be SO SCARY!!!  If you agree, read on… Hey everyone. I am experiencing some intense/extreme anxiety since yesterday, and because I’ve become well versed in how to effectively cope even in the midst of feeling completely “crazy” and terrified during anxious episodes, I thought I’d share with you, as I […]

Easily Emotionally Triggered by TV, Movies, & The News? : Ways to Protect Yourself

For most of my life I’ve been very sensitive to certain types of content on TV, in movies, and on the radio.  How I ever managed to watch and enjoy the HBO series The Sopranos for years is really beyond me, because now all it takes is just a brief image of violence in a […]

DBT For Coping With Fear at the Dentist

Fear is an interesting thing. We have the ability to experience fear as a protective instinct, but for many of us who are emotionally sensitive, a part of our brain that senses and responds to danger (the amygdala) can go into overdrive, sending Emergency Broadcast System style warnings to us that something is dreadfully wrong, […]

Sorting Out Emotions using DBT Emotion Regulation Worksheet 1a

Have you ever had difficulty with your DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) homework?  Because I am so passionate about the skills, I offer weekly FREE assistance with the worksheets (though some readers have generously left donations via the contact page after receiving help — which I appreciate greatly!). I recently received a request for help from […]

The Biology of An Emotion | Slowing Down Anxiety, Panic,and Distress

This week, a number of my #BPDfriends on Twitter were suffering from what appeared to me to be intense episodes of emotional dysregulation — something that I, as a person with Borderline Personality Disorder, am all too familiar with (thought they are far and few between compared with years past).In each instance that I was honored […]

Free Help With DBT Homework – Just Ask!

PRESS RELEASE pdf As many of my readers know – I don’t just attend DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), but I have adopted the principles and concepts and integrated them into my life on a regular, daily basis.  This happened pretty naturally, as I saw success after success and improvements in my life in so many […]