Distress Tolerance 2: Distracting with A.C.C.E.P.T.S.

It’s Acronym time!!! A.C.C.E.P.T.S. is a set of skills to help you get through a crisis by distracting yourself until the moment passes safely. Often when in a crisis that can’t be solved immediately the best thing to do is to put your pain and distress aside for the time being and trick yourself into…

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Distress Tolerance 1: Introduction

Here comes the tough love people, because when facing the goliath that is distress tolerance you’re going to find it sounds an awful lot like a more complicated way of saying “just get over it” when you’re in pain. But that’s not what this is about. Telling someone to ‘buck up’ and ‘get over’ their…

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