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Recovery

Lunus

Lunus

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Here’s the process I’m going through on the road to recovery. I think the reason it’s difficult is it’s a combination of mind and body.

1. Change diet to healthy eating
2. Exercise four times a week
3. Mindfulness - Learn how to live in the present, not ruminate about the past nor project into the future
4. Timeline - a story of your life. This will highlight key events in your life that shaped your core beliefs, and the actions you took to relieve your pain
5. Radical Acceptance - Accepting everything that has happened to you, without judgement, to make you who you are in the present moment
6. Emotional Reasoning - Learning you are not responsible for other people’s emotions and how to regulate your own
7. Distress Tolerance - How to cope with stressful events in your life
8. Interpersonal skills - Learning how to relate to people

I start number 6 next week. 😁
 
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That's very structured, I know I wrote about the turmoil I went through in CAT and while there was some structure it was nothing like this.
EMDR has a structure but again nothing formailsed.

I am in awe that you can process this much information in a week. I'd still be trying to process stage 3. There is so much to think about and emotions still freaked out!😯
 
Lunus

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That's very structured, I know I wrote about the turmoil I went through in CAT and while there was some structure it was nothing like this.
EMDR has a structure but again nothing formailsed.

I am in awe that you can process this much information in a week. I'd still be trying to process stage 3. There is so much to think about and emotions still freaked out!😯
Thank you but it’s really not as structured as you may think. First, I thought the mind and body are connected so being so unhealthy wasn’t going to help me get better. Next, I had to become Mindful as being so detached meant I wasn’t there to be treated lol. I then addressed why I can’t remember so much of my life in a Timeline and then had to radically accept what has happened. Emotional Reasoning has caused me so much pain so I’ve looking forward to addressing it next week.
 
Lunus

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That's very structured, I know I wrote about the turmoil I went through in CAT and while there was some structure it was nothing like this.
EMDR has a structure but again nothing
That's very structured, I know I wrote about the turmoil I went through in CAT and while there was some structure it was nothing like this.
EMDR has a structure but again nothing formailsed.

I am in awe that you can process this much information in a week. I'd still be trying to process stage 3. There is so much to think about and emotions still freaked out!😯
I do a lot of self help with Mindfulness Audio books to try to reinforce the message. 🤗


I am in awe that you can process this much information in a week. I'd still be trying to process stage 3. There is so much to think about and emotions still freaked out!😯
 
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Emotional Reasoning sounds like a tough one to me I am so use to being controlled by what others are thinking which most of the time has nothing to do with me. I isolate a lot to avoid the discomforts of my emotions feel like I am protecting myself but yet I am not living a full life if that makes since Yeh to you for getting this helpful information and willing to share on forum. Lots of hopes and hugs sent your way.
 
Lunus

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Emotional Reasoning sounds like a tough one to me I am so use to being controlled by what others are thinking which most of the time has nothing to do with me. I isolate a lot to avoid the discomforts of my emotions feel like I am protecting myself but yet I am not living a full life if that makes since Yeh to you for getting this helpful information and willing to share on forum. Lots of hopes and hugs sent your way.
I’m similar. The more I learn the more I think talking responsibility for other people’s emotions are just as painful as traumatic events that you have suffered. I have noticed I give take on my cats emotions. 🤷‍♂️
 
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