Like a lot of the skills already covered, this one appears simple. Putting it into practice can be a little more complicated. We all like to think that we are non-judgmental. Yet we place value judgments on ourselves, others, and events all the time.
Participation is the last of the “what” Mindfulness skills. It is the natural extension of Observe and Describe. Anyone can sit on the sidelines observing an experience and describing it. Immersing oneself in the experience invites us to be authentic participants in our own lives.
Achieving mindfulness involves HOW we focus and WHAT we focus on. This time we will be learning how to observe what we focus on with each experience.
The concept of mindfulness is core to learning all the other DBT skills. Throughout the series we will be referring back to this page. Using this concept, we will be […]
Today’s prompt is a video based on the book Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. I was intrigued by the video introduction, which is an image of the […]