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A Reflection of Time in Acute Inpatient

  **Some triggering content may be in the following post, please read with care. Sometimes, life throws things at us, at we don’t expect. The last few months have been a real example, as I’ve fallen behind a bit in posting; but a reflection on how the beginning of the year started, and getting back… Continue reading A Reflection of Time in Acute Inpatient

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New Year: Getting Back on Track– How Will You Write Your Story?

If you haven’t read my previous post: New Year: Getting Back on Track– Let’s Catch-Up take a took, as it leads up to the events that had lead up to now, and into this blog post. Trigger Warning:  The following post may contain triggering topics, as it will be leading up to my next post– Please read… Continue reading New Year: Getting Back on Track– How Will You Write Your Story?

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New Year: Getting Back on Track– Let’s Catch-Up

It’s been awhile since I have wrote a blog post, as it’s officially 2018! The last few months of 2017 were a bit of a disaster, to say the least. I wasn’t sure where to even begin to write as I got behind with writing, as school started to pile up, amongst many other things…… Continue reading New Year: Getting Back on Track– Let’s Catch-Up

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Letting Down Walls: 16th One-on-One Session

In my previous post, Building Positive Experiences: Twelfth DBT Skills Group, I talked about Building Positive Experiences, which in other words can mean talking time to enjoy your experiences, take some time for self care; I’m still trying to get back into the routine of school/work/self care, but I know it’s important to do– like taking the… Continue reading Letting Down Walls: 16th One-on-One Session

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Building Positive Experiences: Twelfth DBT Skills Group

With starting my new program, I’m just finding time to sit down and write about group this past week. And with school starting, I have to remember self-care, and that I can’t throw myself into my school work, and work– my mental health is important. This group’s skill could not be more perfect with getting… Continue reading Building Positive Experiences: Twelfth DBT Skills Group

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Letting Go of Emotional Suffering: Eleventh DBT Skills Group

For my eleventh skills group, we talked about being “Mindful of Our Current Emotions” and using the skill of, Letting Go of Emotional Suffering. . . . It can be hard to even think about letting go of pain, instead of moving forward, when it’s become a habit to experience the pain, and suffer in all of… Continue reading Letting Go of Emotional Suffering: Eleventh DBT Skills Group

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To Be In Control: 14th, 15th One-on-One Session & Tenth DBT Skills Group

Trigger Warning: In sessions with my therapist and in group, we focused on my eating disorder, and current thoughts. Conversation was difficult, so for those who have an eating disorder, those who are struggling, or for those who are in recovery– please read the following post with care. . . . I originally had wrote… Continue reading To Be In Control: 14th, 15th One-on-One Session & Tenth DBT Skills Group