Reducing Emotional Suffering: Mindfulness of Emotion
Emotion Regulation Skills Collection • 3m 37s
Learn how to reduce emotional suffering by allowing yourself to ride the wave of your emotion. Learn how to observe your emotion nonjudgmental as well as respect and love your emotion. In doing so, you will allow the emotion to complete its process and will help you to avoid issues that arise due to suppressing or avoiding emotion.
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Check the Facts and Opposite Action
Learn the DBT Skills of Check the Facts and Opposite Action. Learn to recognize wether or not an emotion is justified or unjustified by checking to see if the emotion fits the facts. Learn to change the emotion by using opposite action.
Opposite Action: Changing Emotion
Learn the DBT Skill of Opposite Action to change an emotion if the emotion doesn't fit the facts or is unhelpful in a situation. Learn about how to practice opposite action with each of the primary emotions to help you change the emotion.
Learn how to problem solve in an effective way. Refer to the "Problem Solving Worksheet" for more guidance.
Steps for Problem Solving:
1. Describe the PROBLEM?
2. CHECK THE FACTS about the situation to make sure you have the right problem. Redefine the problem if needed to align with the fa...