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Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy helped me, Raven Woods in managing overwhelming emotions. Have you ever faced overwhelming emotions? If you've had one great day and then all of a sudden a bad day, and you cannot figure out why you are having a bad day is one example.  It...

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1. If you like being with someone and hanging around them--say so! 2. Exercise is like therapy. it triggers the release of the feel-good sermonizing and dopamine, plus GABA--a chemical that quiets the negative and calms your mind. 3. Don't try to do it all. Outsource!...

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Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes

I found this recipe and I had to try it. They were so good that I had to share it! I have one request. When you make them, post a picture below. Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes: Ingredients 4 large tomatoes 2-5-oz cans of solid white tuna, drained 2 celery, halved length wise...

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Human Worth

1. All have infinite internal, external and unconditional worth as persons. 2. Even though you may excel at some skill over others, all have equal worth as human beings. 3. Externals neither add or diminish. 4. Worth is stable and never in jeopardy (even if someone...

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Hard Times

Hard times are often blessings in disguise. Let go and let life strengthen you. No matter how much it hurts, hold your head up and keep going. This is an important lesson to remember when you're having a rough day, a bad month or a crappy year. Truth be told,...

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Raven’s Story

"Experience is not what happens to you, it is what you do with what happens to you." - Unknown As a mother of three children, a daughter, a wife, and taxpaying citizen, I write this to express remorse for the bad decisions that I made. I realize how my actions...

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