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Re: Distress tolerance Dinah

Posted by seldomseen on August 12, 2009, at 18:21:53

In reply to Distress tolerance, posted by Dinah on August 12, 2009, at 12:35:02

I have two things that definately help me to tolerate distress. One I guess would fall under the category of distract by comparison. I created for myself the absolute most stressful scenario that I could possibly imagine - I won't elaborate,but it has to do with both drug dealers and cops chasing me because I stole and sold their drugs, spent the money which turned out to be also stolen. I then compare my current situation to that. Any current distress usually doesn't measure up and puts it in some sort of perspective.

The next definately falls under the imagery category. I have a wonderful image of me in the woods being surrounded by multi-colored butterflies. It works and engages all of my senses.





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