It might seem to be intuitive, but pleasurable activities need to be a routine for the purpose of developing and to maintain emotional regulation, coping strategies, behavioral attention, and simply: fun, positive experiences.
content: food, deconstructing food culture and diet culture
Intuitive eating, eat when you feel hungry and quit before your full. No shame and get a workout from time-to-time.
Recently, we covered Basic Distress Tolerance Skills which serve to identify stressors and strategies, acceptance of the situation with neutrality, and to quick ways to distract ourselves from implosion. Now, we're going to explore advanced strategies.
Worry is a fact of nature. With this entry, I'll share a strategy for establishing and managing that half of the hotspots and worry journaling that I've previously mentioned.
Basic Distress Tolerance Skills are based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) which empower us to identify stressors as well as self-destructive coping strategies that we've developed. For the trauma brain, this is extremely useful, as we might find ourselves engaging in activities which temporarily meet our regulatory needs but might not be self-sustaining.
Emotional freedom Technique (EFT) draws upon a variety of alternative treatment theories for relieving emotional distress and physical discomfort.
According to dictionary.com, "A trigger warning is a statement at the start of a piece of writing, video, etc. alerting the reader or viewer to the fact that it contains potentially distressing material."
Ever felt ridiculous tired without understanding why?