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The Very Best Things I Learned about Coping with Stress from DBT Therapy

It all starts with open, upward facing palms

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Recently, I was reminded of where most of my coping skills came from. About 75% of the tools I pull out and use when stressed are from studying DBT. Let me say that another way: only one out of four times will I fall back on a tool I learned from some source other than…




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A theater person/writer/reader of curiosities. A believer in wonder.

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