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09 - Distress Tolerance WISE mind ACCEPTS
Friday, October 16, 2009      2 comments

DISTRESS TOLERANCE DISTRACTING with “Wise Mind ACCEPTS” With Activities: - Engage in exercise or hobbies; do cleaning; go to events; call or visit a friend; play computer games; go walking With Contributing: - Contribute to so... Read more
09 - Distress Tolerance Overview
Thursday, October 15, 2009      1 comments

DISTRESS TOLERANCE – AN OVERVIEW CRISIS SURVIVAL STRATEGIES DISTRACT with “Wise Mind ACCEPTS.” Activities Contributing Comparisons Emotions Pushing away Thoughts Sensations SELF-SOOTHE the FIVE SENSES Vision He... Read more
Small Stone of the Week - Week 3 - Oct 11, 2009
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      9 comments

Well, I figure I need to check in again. My weight loss stalled when I started working strange shifts at the airport, but I was okay with that. I did not gain weight while I was there. Once I was laid off from that job, I struggled to g... Read more
Mindfulness 07 - Skills Review
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      2 comments

MINDFULNESS SKILLS REVIEW 1. Why is mindfulness useful? How can mindfulness help you? 2. What are the three states of mind? 3. How would you know when you are in each of the three states of mind? 4. What are the three WHAT mindfulne... Read more
Thanksgiving Meal - A New Adventure
Monday, October 12, 2009      6 comments

Well, this is the first Thanksgiving that I am cooking it Gluten Free. I am also trying some other new challenges. I bought a pumpkin and am making pumpkin pie from scratch - no canned pumpkin for me. Actually, that's kind of a lie. I do hav... Read more
Mindfulness 06 - Taking Hold of Your Mind - "How" skills
Monday, October 12, 2009      1 comments

Taking Hold of Your Mind: How Skills NON-JUDGMENTALLY See but DON’T EVALUATE. Take a nonjudgmental stance. Just the facts. Focus on the “what”, not the “good” or “bad”, the “terrible” or “wonderful”, the “should” or “should not”. ... Read more
Mindfulness 05 - Taking Hold of Your Mind - "What" skills
Sunday, October 11, 2009      4 comments

Taking Hold of Your Mind – “What” Skills OBSERVE JUST NOTICE THE EXPERIENCE. Notice without getting caught in the experience. Experience without reacting to the experience. Have a TEFLON MIND, letting experiences feelings, and t... Read more
Mindfulness 04 - An Exercise
Saturday, October 10, 2009      4 comments

Mindfulness Exercise Script The basic idea in mindfulness is that full awareness in the present will free you from distress and concern about the past and future. If you are in the present, “in the moment”, there is no other reality. ... Read more
Mindfulness Skills Toolbox
Friday, October 09, 2009      3 comments

Mindfulness Skills Toolbox CORE MINDFULNESS SKILLS 1. What skills - Wise mind - Observe – just notice - Describe – put words on - Participate – enter into the experience 2. How skills - One Mindfully – in the moment - Non-ju... Read more
Goodbye Forever
Thursday, October 08, 2009      7 comments

I am finally coming to realize there is no going back. I am not really sure how I feel about it either. My Rational part of my mind is happy. No more struggling with lack of energy. No more stuffing myself with high fat snacks. No more mi... Read more
Mindfulness 03 - An Introduction
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      7 comments

A. Definition of Mindfulness Mindfulness is “awareness without judgment of what is, via direct and immediate experience”. You are being Mindful when: - You eat dessert and notice every flavour you are tasting, instead of eating the d... Read more
Mindfulness 02 - Taking Hold of Your Mind
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      3 comments

Taking Hold of your Mind States of Mind REASONABLE MIND - WISE MIND - EMOTIONAL MIND In emotional mind, you can vacillate between two extremes. We call this dichotomous thinking or black & white states of emotional mind In... Read more
Mindfulness 01 - Goals of Dialectic Behavior Therapy
Monday, October 05, 2009      3 comments

Goals of Dialectic Behaviour Therapy Skills Training 1. Behaviours to Decrease a. Impulsiveness. Problems with alcohol, drugs, eating, unsafe sex, fast driving, and self-harming behaviours. b. Confusion about self, suspiciousness, p... Read more
Small Stone of the Week - Week 33 - Oct 4, 2009
Sunday, October 04, 2009      10 comments

I am beginning to realize when I commit to this plan, I am successful. When I go off track, not so much. I still have weight to loose. Why do it the slow hard way. Just get in there and get 'er done. This week I will focus on: - dri... Read more
Today's Kick in the butt!
Friday, October 02, 2009      4 comments

I have been so sedentary all week long. It is that TOM. As well, the inability to concentrate that I was blogging about earlier. Well it turns out there is some stress I am not able to identify right now. I lost it on Tuesday. Didn't even g... Read more

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