First of all, it's been a while. I've been super busy making several transitions in life, all good transitions. The transitions have just been time consuming, and tiring. I find myself forgetting self-care A LOT!
You should know that at this point, the therapist in me is going to come out.
Mindfulness. (Also posted an article on this on the press page) . It's important. Not only to be aware of what is around you and to be present, but it's great for you mind and after practice little things like the toner won't be an issue. Eventually, little things won't be an issue at all. Go here for more help: www.mindful.org/how-to-practice-mindfulness/
My last suggestion, write it down. Keep a journal. Keep track of those negative emotions. When are you feeling them? What's happening at the time you are feeling them? What were your urges? How did you react? How did you feel about your reactions? Could you have reacted better? How could you react next time that would leave you with a more positive emotion?
Really, read the two articles related to his post. They are GOOD and very helpful.
Hey guys, have a happy day and remember to smile!
P.S. Sorry for the font, color, etc. changes. I am still learning!
I am a Master Social Work graduate from UGA, and absolutely LOVE what I do. I specialize in DBT therapy, and enjoy working adolescent teens and adults (ages 12 & up). I hope you enjoy my blog, it's been a long time in the making! *HUGS!*