strength
Trauma
Thinking errors
misc
DBT
100

"the one you feed will win"

The two wolves allegory

100

How does trauma affect memory?

Traumatic memories are more vivid than regular memories.

100

Should I be able to solve all my problems by myself? Why or why not

Recovery is a 'we' thing I can't but we can We are better humans when we work together. trying to solve all my problems myself can lead to isolation.

100

on the mask how do we know if we are healthy?

When the outside matches the inside.

100

What does HALT stand for

Hungry Angry, Lonely Tired its what I have to keep track of in order to stay calm and not be triggered

200

how do I create happiness

By making small changes 1% every day will net a big change 

200

Give me an example of trauma

Any event I have difficulty processing

200

Is it better to accept or resist cravings?

Accepting the urge to use and not acting on it builds resilience resisting cravings prolongs the thinking about using period of time and intensifies it.

200

what is the difference between HIV and AIDS?

HIV is the precursor to Aids. AIDS is an immune defiecency that causes the carrier to become ill 

200

describe urge surfing

  1. Trigger: This is the inciting incident that causes your craving to emerge. Sticking with the food example, let’s say the trigger is seeing freshly-baked cookies in the kitchen. 

  1. Rise: After the trigger, the urge kicks in and feelings of craving increase rapidly. 

  1. Peak: The peak is the point of maximum craving. 

  1. Fall: After the peak, you’ll notice that your urges start to decline until they’re eventually no longer there. 

 

300

what is the benefit of slowing emotions down

careful emotional processing leads to resilience, makes you more intentional, and less reactive

300

How does trauma affect relationships?

overwhelming fear, triggers, tolerating abuse, becoming abusive, people pleasing, struggles with boundaries, busyness, jealousy

300

how long will an urge last before it starts to dissipate?

15-30 minutes

300

What is hepatitis C

Blood borne illness 500,000 people die from it each year caused by liver disease

300

TIPP skill

Temperature, Intense exercise, Paced breathing, Progressive muscle relaxation

400

why are values  important for your happiness?

knowing values helps me know what my priorities are. Not keeping my values and priorities bring feelings of shame and guilt.

400

this skill is good for trauma responses, its very smart....

WISE mind.

400

Name the thinking errors

Black and white thinking, overgeneralization, exaggeration, catastrophizing, minimization, Downplaying the positive, ignoring the good, Negative labeling, Mind reading fortune telling, emotional reasoning, should statements, self blame, other blame, magical thinking.

400

this is a secondary emotional response

Anger

400

IMPROVE skill

Imagery, Meaning, Prayer, Relaxation, One thing at a time, Vacation, Encouragement

500

vulnerability is it a weakness or a strength? and why

Its a strength. hiding secrets makes me live in fear, the courage to tell the truth frees me to live the life I want and gives other people the strength to also be vulnerable.

500

the nerve that connects brain and body

vagus nerve.

500

This thinking error makes it ok for me to do what I want?

What is justification

500

stages of addiction?

  1. Initial use 

  1. Abuse 

  1. Tolerance 

  1. Dependence 

  1. Addiction 

  1. Relapse 

500

ACCEPTS skill

activities, contributing, comparisons, emotions, push away, thoughts, sesnsation

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