Tag Archives: DBT

A NEW ATTITUDE – ‘…Change the way you think…’

‘…Change the way you think…’ Romans 12:2 Today’s reading from Bob Gass’ Word for Today is spot on. It endorses many DBT principles: “For things to change for the better, you must ‘change the way you think.’ For example: a) … Continue reading

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My Story 8 – WHY? part II.

In my last post in this series I explained three reasons why God came when he did: thankfulness, obedience and welcoming. [ https://delemares.wordpress.com/2012/10/10/my-story-7-why-why-did-god-come-when-he-did/ ] God has shown me three more reasons (there could be many more). 1) Just because: that’s just … Continue reading

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reblog – recovery from BPD

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English: Managing emotions – Identifying feelings (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Recovery, the one thing everyone with Borderline Personality Disorder wonders if it is actually possible, after all it’s a condition with little useful…

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The Power of Doing – Soul Fast update 7

Follow my journey through ‘The 40 Day Soul Fast: Your Journey to Authentic Living [Kindle Edition]‘ by Cindy Trimm. You can find details of the book here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Day-Soul-Fast-Authentic/dp/0768440262/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1342619111&sr=8-1&keywords=cindy+trimm+40+day+soul+fast or   http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Day-Soul-Fast-ebook/dp/B0064O9M32/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1338819455&sr=8-3 ‘What you do can be as toxic to your soul … Continue reading

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A Life Worth Living – Soul Fast update 5

Follow my journey through ‘The 40 Day Soul Fast: Your Journey to Authentic Living [Kindle Edition]‘ by Cindy Trimm. You can find details of the book here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Day-Soul-Fast-ebook/dp/B0064O9M32/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1338819455&sr=8-3 Week 5 has focussed on our identity: who am I really, not the … Continue reading

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JOY! – Soul Fast update 3

Week 3 of the ’40 Day Soul Fast’ by Dr Cindy Trimm. Available from amazon at: http://www.amazon.com/40-Day-Soul-Fast-Authentic/dp/0768440262/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1340404435&sr=1-1&keywords=40+day+soul+fast So much learned this week: where to start? At the beginning! Day 1 – discipline. Ouch! I’m not a neat and tidy person; … Continue reading

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Wholeness (Healing) leads to Balance leads to Peace – Soul Fast update 2

Week 2 continues to emphasise the importance of spending time with God: connecting with God increases our ‘capacity to grow… to love… to change, to modify our behaviour…’ ‘The 40 Day Soul Fast is for the purpose of creating in … Continue reading

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reblog – 10 myths @ BPD

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One of the hardest things about coping with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (other than the condition itself) is the stigma attached to the condition.  A lack of understanding coupled with…

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which celebrities have personality disorder

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Leading expert on Borderline Personality Disorder and founder of what is potentially the most effective therapy treatment for the disorder ‘Dialectal Behaviour Therapy’, Dr Marsha Linehan has ‘come out’  to reveal her…

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Mindfulness – as used on a busy acute mental health ward

This is a presentation I made at a Mindfulness Conference in spring 2011 – it has links to some useful resources: Delamares MINDFULNESS PRESENTATION SOUTHAMPTON 2011 In the audience were my consultant psychiatrist and some of the psychologists who had taught me … Continue reading

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