4. Distress Tolerance

Distress Tolerance Video 1:

Pros & Cons  by Deborah Spiegel MT-BC Copyright 2007:

Distress Tolerance Video 2:

This video illustrates Contribute (ACCEPTS):

Check out the Happy song by Pherell Williams. I once wrote a blog post on how it could be used for the entire ACCEPTS skill, especially opposite emotion.  Here is the song:

Distress Tolerance Video 3:

Breathing and Imagery:  Breathing in relaxation and breathing out stress

Distress Tolerance Video 4:

This video is an example of making lemonade out of lemons.  The skill is IMPROVE the moment with Meaning:

Distress Tolerance Video 5:

The Message

Distress Tolerance Video:

I’m Gonna Make It

Distress Tolerance Video: 

The beginning of this video is a good example of radical acceptance. (You don’t have to watch the entire thing.)

Marsha Linehan video on radical acceptance, turning the mind, and willingness vs willfulness.

What skill is this?

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