Distress Tolerance

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Using Crisis Survival: Distraction with Wise Mind Accepts

  • A Activities
  • C Contributing
  • C Comparisons
  • E Emotions - use opposite
  • P Pushing Away
  • T Thoughts
  • S Sensations

  • Using Self Soothe with five senses:

  • Taste
  • Smell
  • See
  • Hear
  • Touch

  • Using Improve the moment:

  • I Imagery
  • M Meaning
  • P Prayer
  • R Relaxation
  • O One thing at a time
  • V Vacation
  • E Encouragement

  • Using Pros and Cons

    Guidelines for Accepting Reality

  • Observing your Breath
  • Half Smiling
  • Awareness

  • Willingness

    Turning your mind

    Radical Acceptance

    Alternate Rebellion

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