EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) are ways of eliminating intense emotions that serve no purpose, and just make the situation and life worse. I see EFT and EMDR as a way of normalizing emotions surrounding issues or situations that could have been caused byContinue Reading

Biofeedback is a type of therapy where you use information about your body, as registered by biofeedback devices, in order to improve your thinking and emotions. The theory is that by getting feedback about your internal state of calmness or agitation, you can teach yourself how to become more calm.Continue Reading

I am taking a Zoom workshop on how to live with a chronic health problem, and Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, the 5th edition, is the manual they are using. From what both the book authors and the Zoom workshop facilitators say, the strategies for dealing with chronicContinue Reading

I got the idea of keeping a list of my favorite songs from the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Workbook. Dialectical Behavior Therapy, or DBT, was developed by Marsha Lineham for people with Borderline Personality Disorder. A characteristic of BPD is excessive and often painful emotions. DBT can be helpful for anyContinue Reading

Here are some tools to help you bring you closer to people you can’t visit in person, like the elderly, because of the COVID-19 crisis. Zoom: Zoom free account has a 40-minute time limit. You can get around this, by clicking on the original meeting web link to start aContinue Reading