Using Journaling to Track Your Mental Health

By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC Many of us enjoy seeing progress. Whether it is progress in projects, progress inContinue reading “Using Journaling to Track Your Mental Health”

GIVE a bit to Yourself in Relational Effectiveness

By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC Hello and welcome back to the series of posts on interpersonal effectiveness skills. Today,Continue reading “GIVE a bit to Yourself in Relational Effectiveness”

Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills

By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC This post was originally written and published on Thrive Global on August 12, 2021.Continue reading “Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills”

Realistic Affirmations: The Hardest Emotional Regulation Tool

By Carissa Weber, MA, LPC, CSAC Welcome back to episode 3 of our talk on emotional regulation! I’m so happyContinue reading “Realistic Affirmations: The Hardest Emotional Regulation Tool”

The Power of Emotional Regulation

Emotional regulation is a skillset we learn as a way to regulate and monitor our emotions. This is different than over-feeling our emotions or ignoring and avoiding them all together. Let me explain.

Distress Tolerance and How Wise Mind Helps us Accept What is Going on

Welcome back to the third episode of distress tolerance! I really love talking about distress tolerance skills! They help us increase frustration tolerance, build new connections between our prefrontal cortex and that darn amygdala, and release feel good neurotransmitters to calm down our triple F response. Because of all of those benefits, distress tolerance skills get 3 whole posts!