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DBT Golden Nugget: Coping Appropriately with Feelings of Anger and Irritability

Due to feeling disappointed and sad that my irritability continues, I decided to take a deeper look at what’s troubling me.  In that search, I realized that I feel sad, hurt, irritated, and angry that my “punishment” for being a whistleblower at work is that I am working from home, isolated and alone.I find being alone all […]

Push My Buttons Experiment

Today at work, I noticed that DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) is really helping me “Create a Life Worth Living,” which is the motto of the program created by Dr. Marsha Linehan. My day started out beautifully. It was unseasonably warm outside, I was working on fun projects, and despite it being “that time of the month,” I […]

Moodiness & Mood Swings | Borderline Personality Disorder

I hate it when I feel this way.  For those of you who are in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), you probably, like me, recognize the word “hate” as being very strong and extreme. When I’ve used it in the past with my psychiatrist, she said, “Why don’t you try describing how you feel with a […]