Improve the moment: How this skill works in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

Improve the moment: How this skill works in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy

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Published on Dec 17, 2023 06:00 AM IST

  • From relaxing the body to taking a break, here are a few ways by which this skill works.

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Dialectical Behavioural Therapy is a technique that is used by distressed people to cope with difficult situations. “It involves engaging in activities or strategies that can help shift focus away from negative thoughts or overwhelming emotions. This skill aims to increase mindfulness, self-soothing, and distraction techniques to effectively manage distress and promote emotional well-being,” wrote Therapist Gessica Di Stefano.(Unsplash)

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Imagining that we are in the presence of a calm environment helps in feeling better and relaxing the nervous system. (Unsplash)
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Imagining that we are in the presence of a calm environment helps in feeling better and relaxing the nervous system. (Unsplash)

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Searching for a purpose and the meaning in a distressing moment helps us to delve deeper and find the roots. (Unsplash)
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Searching for a purpose and the meaning in a distressing moment helps us to delve deeper and find the roots. (Unsplash)

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Any form of prayer, be it to our belief or to the universe or nature, helps us to keep hope in stressful times. (Unsplash)
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Any form of prayer, be it to our belief or to the universe or nature, helps us to keep hope in stressful times. (Unsplash)

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A hot shower or relaxing at home or taking a walk in nature helps us to introspect and think. (Unsplash)
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A hot shower or relaxing at home or taking a walk in nature helps us to introspect and think. (Unsplash)

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A temporary break from our mundane lives – a walk or a road trip – helps us to recharge the mind and the body.  (Unsplash)
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A temporary break from our mundane lives – a walk or a road trip – helps us to recharge the mind and the body.  (Unsplash)

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