TAG: coping skills

What’s The Deal With Vices?

Maybe you’ve heard before, “Nothing wrong with having a vice” or “Everyone has as vice!” Some people go as far as arguing vices that having at least one vice is healthy, as it gives us that “reward” or satisfaction that might be hard to achieve otherwise.  But what do people really mean by vice? A […]

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Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes

When it comes to understanding the need to change our behaviors, my wise teacher, Marsha Linehan, cuts right to the chase:  “Distress tolerance, at least over the short run, is part and parcel of any attempt to change oneself; otherwise, impulsive actions will interfere with efforts to establish desired changes.”  In shorthand: If nothing changes, […]

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