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Big Decisions, Avoidance, and Being Emotionally Sensitive (BPD, DBT)

As an emotionally sensitive woman who suffered for years with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and is now in recovery, I have noticed a tendency to avoid making large shifts in my life.  Perhaps it’s that whole “Don’t rock the boat” mentality that comes when I think about times when I have become incredibly emotionally dysregulated […]

Feel Good Diary Sheets | A tool for remembering

Do you have trouble remembering the “good” and pleasant moments and memories when you are in a crisis or dealing with intense, difficult emotions?  I know that this has been a challenge for me on many occasions, and that this is a particularly challenging thing to do for a lot of people who have Borderline […]

Emotion Regulation Worksheet 2 with Personal Example | Pros and Cons

Today in DBT class, we focused on the DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Pro’s and Cons exercise as outlined in the top portion of this worksheet: From Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder by Marsha Linehan Lately I have been dissociating when my boyfriend talks about his plans to go and live with family […]