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Posts Tagged ‘self-love’

What Is Rest? – More Than Time Off from Work

What Is Rest? – More Than Time Off from Work

When was the last time you took a true vacation? One where you turned your phone off and completely unplugged from work. Can’t remember? If so, you are not alone. Here in our San Francisco therapy practice, we work with a lot of people who struggle to take time off from work. You may personally…

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Self-Criticism Part 1: How Self-Criticism is Hurting You

How self-criticism is hurting you and why you likely started engaging in this hurtful activity | San Francisco therapists

Do you often judge yourself harshly? Self-criticism and self-judgment are the most common underlying issues we see in our San Francisco therapy practice. Under the outward struggles people are dealing with – work stress, relationship problems, depression, or addictive behavior – there is very often a deep sense of feeling flawed. This sense of feeling…

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Are You Pleasure Deprived? Part 2

What are the common obstacles to doing nice and pleasurable things for yourself? In part 2 of this blog series, we explore the reasons we see most often in our San Francisco therapy practice.

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at why it’s important to prioritize pleasure and how to actually bring more of it into your life. Now in Part 2, we explore the common obstacles to prioritizing pleasure and how to get the most of your pleasurable events. In our San Francisco therapy practice, we…

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Are You Pleasure Deprived? Part 1

Do you need help bringing more pleasure into your life? Bay Area Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Do you need to bring more pleasure into your life? In our San Francisco therapy practice, we help people incorporate more pleasure and joy in their lives because therapy isn’t just about talking about problems, it’s also about building a life where you feel better more of the time. One powerful way to feel better…

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What a stupid thing to do!

Negative self-talk

How do you talk to yourself when you make a mistake? What a stupid thing to do! How could I be so dumb? What’s wrong with me?! – or worse – I’m such a loser. I can’t do anything right. Does this sound familiar?   Negative Self-Talk The things you say to yourself when you’ve…

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