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Why you need skills of least resistance.

When you’re looking to tolerate difficult cravings for sugary foods, it’s important that you have a toolbox of skills to help you get through. In Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), we call these Distress Tolerance skills- they are strategies to help you bide the time for the craving to pass. However, if you find yourself not […]

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Why you need skills of least resistance

Let’s take a vacation…

Using “skills” in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)  are all about finding ways to get through the difficult moments that life throws your way (who doesn’t need that!?) There’s this great skill in DBT called “vacation.” And I know what you’re thinking- yes, taking a vacation is a skill! With this skill, you’re not required to […]

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