As a rule, the direction we’re moving is where we’re heading. This is true for our bodies and it’s even more true for our emotions. The STOP skills are a useful tool that can help you literally stop dead in your tracks and gather yourself long enough to keep from being sucked into a bad situation. Practicing this skill is essential to not walking off that emotion dysregulation cliff.
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