But sometimes your partner doesn’t care if you match their frame. The whole conversation is a solo exercise that you happen to be present for. (That’s pretty common when, say, someone just wants to take out their anger on you, or inappropriately come onto you.) Sometimes you realize you’re the one who doesn’t… Read more
Thanks for this. The book business has always been skewed against the mid-list author, and those of us who have done battle with publishers appreciate every bit of help we can get.
Yup this is a CBT technique. Highly recommend folks who struggle with anxiety to read up as much as possible about CBT as it is a skills-based thing for the most part.
Hope that technique works for her once she hears the name.
I recently back into “Better Call Saul” and this sounds a lot like what Chuck does when he is around electricity towards the end of season three--he starts naming random objects in his vicinity, usually colored.
This method has also helped me to calm a young child after a nightmare.
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