Core Mindfulness Skills, Depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Health, Spoonie

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Exploring Core Mindfulness Skills, Part 1

Now that we have covered the theory of DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), we can now focus on the 4 sections of DBT. This post will cover Core Mindfulness Skills.

Depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Health

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) & How It Can Help You: A Beginner’s Guide, Part 2

In Part 2, we'll deal with validation as a way of connecting to others.

Chronic Pain, Depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Health

What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) & How Can it Help You : A Beginner’s Guide, Part 1

When I was in the clinic for my depression, I learnt a very important therapy which helped me ...

Chronic Pain, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Health, Radical Acceptance, Spoonie

Radical Acceptance Template

In my recent blog post, Diagnosis Acceptance, you will read how I used Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Radical Acceptance, to accept my diagnosis. I have drawn up a template for you to utilize when practicing this skill: DBT Radical Acceptance Template You can download the template for free under the Resources section of this blog. You… Continue reading Radical Acceptance Template

Chronic Pain, Depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Health, Radical Acceptance

Letting Go of Control

Today's post is a follow on of the previous post about Radical Acceptance. While at the clinic, we were given this story to read and I thought that it would be great to share it with you, as it is a perfect example of Radical Acceptance. "I know, when I look at my life, that… Continue reading Letting Go of Control

Chronic Pain, Depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Health

Diagnosis Acceptance

As mentioned in the previous post, I am going to let you know how I eventually accepted my diagnosis of Fibromyalgia. You might be shocked to realize that it took me 10 years to do that but when you are diagnosed, you remain forever hopeful for a cure or a treatment that is going to… Continue reading Diagnosis Acceptance