These Parenting Behaviours Cut Suicide Risk 7 Times

Missing out these simple parenting behaviours increases suicide risk in adolescents. Children who are not shown by their parents that they care are significantly more likely to contemplate suicide, research shows. The study’s authors identified three behaviours which, when lacking,…

DBT – Ideas for Practicing Nonjudgmentalness

Ideas for Practicing Nonjudgmentalness Leaving...

The Everyday Foods Linked To Higher Intelligence

Study found the diet was linked to improved attention and a higher IQ. A specific type of fatty acids found in foods such as avocados, nuts and olive oil is linked to higher intelligence, new research finds. Monounsaturated fatty acids…

How Brain Activity Can Reduce Anxiety

The dorsolateral prefrontal cortex is involved in planning, reasoning and decision-making. Improving general cognitive functioning could help to reduce anxiety, new research suggests. This area is highly involved in planning, reasoning and decision-making. Increasing brain activity in areas related to…

DBT-Radical Acceptance

Radical Acceptance (When you cannot keep painful events and emotions from coming your way.) What Is Radical Acceptance? 1. Radical means all the way, complete and total. 2. It is accepting in your mind, your heart, and your body. 3. It’s when you stop fighting...

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DBT – What Emotions Do for You

What Emotions Do for You Emotions Motivate (and Organize) Us for Action Emotions motivate our behavior. Emotions prepare us for action. The action urge of specific emotions is often “hard-wired” in biology. Emotions save time in getting us to act in important...

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DBT – How Skills

Taking Hold of Your Mind: “How” Skills Non-judgmentally See, but don’t evaluate as good or bad. Just the facts. Accept each moment like a blanket spread out on the lawn, accepting both the rain and the sun and each leaf that falls upon it. Acknowledge the difference...

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DBT – WHAT Skills

Taking Hold of Your Mind: “What” Skills Observe Notice your body sensations (coming through your eyes, ears, nose, skin, and tongue). Pay attention on purpose, to the present moment. Control your attention, but not what you see. Push away nothing. Cling to nothing....

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