Journals and Workbooks
Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT) skills are useful not only for individuals who suffer from persistent emotion regulation difficulties, but also for individuals in extreme circumstances and people who have ordinary problems.
Often times the hardest part of journaling is just starting. If you would like to explore aspects of your live, from love, work, to hopes and goals, this website has wonderful prompts to begin.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the gold standard in most therapeutic treatments that involve recognizing our self talk and developing honest, fair, balanced ones.
Morning pages are 3 pages of free-writing where you write about anything crossing your consciousness. They are a clearing exercise that help you have more consciousness as you pass through your day.
Our minds are constantly working, even when we're asleep. If you're interesting in remember your dreams or understanding your subconscious, I recommend keeping a book next to your bed to jot down some recollections in the morning when you wake up.