Staying in the moment is very hard for me. Particularly with ADHD. I do appreciate that quote and it does provide food for thought. -OM
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It’s been awhile since I’ve written about my Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). That’s because I have been working really hard on the second chapter, which is Mindfulness.
Holy crap it’s hard.
Now, I’ve never been a fan of mindfulness. I’ve always believed it to be crazy. How can I just live in the moment? I have plans to make. Things to do. Shit to worry about
The book I use, The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook by Sheri Van Dijk, has an interesting passage that I actually highlighted, so I would always find it easily. It says:
‘Being mindful isn’t about staying focused on something; rather, it is noticing that your attention has gone astray, and without judging yourself, returning your attention to whatever is happening in this moment’
I found this passage extremely helpful. I interpret it as saying that if I’m washing dishes and I start to…
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