DepressionDiaries: Group Therapy Part 2- Distraction Techniques + Wise Mind

This session we discussed distraction techniques so when we have distressing feelings we can briefly escape them and calm down, returning to the difficult situation thinking more objectively. Distraction is different from avoidance because avoidance involves never going back and confronting what has distressed you, distraction is where you allow yourself time to calm downContinue reading “DepressionDiaries: Group Therapy Part 2- Distraction Techniques + Wise Mind”

DepressionDiaries: Group Therapy Part 1 – Waves and Radical Acceptance

Today was my first session of group therapy. Now obviously I can’t say too much about what was said and done but I believe I can give an outline of the session and what I learned from it. I arrived late because I overslept (great start) but I hadn’t missed much. It was mainly anContinue reading “DepressionDiaries: Group Therapy Part 1 – Waves and Radical Acceptance”

DepressionDiaries: I’m too Borderline For this…

So there’s this guy who’s really into me and we went on our first date a few days ago and it’s great and all to be loved by someone but he barely knows me, he doesn’t even know about my BPD! Yet he says I’m this amazing angel person even though he’s only seen meContinue reading “DepressionDiaries: I’m too Borderline For this…”

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