Category Archives: TNT Weekends

TNT Weekends- Make Your Own Stress Ball

You see them in dollar stores, at the cash registers at some stores. Most people think of a stress ball as something pointless to buy…but what about making your own? The act of even just making your own stress ball … Continue reading

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TNT Weekends – Setting Goals

This week in one of my personal training appointments I set my three fitness goals. Also this week I surpassed one of my goals, using the elliptical longer then ten minutes, without my heart rate reaching the high 190’s. This … Continue reading

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TNT Weekends – Assertiveness

I’ve, as most people, have struggles with assertiveness. I’m one of the type of people that are deemed a  “people pleaser.” I didn’t understand how much I was a people pleaser until this week when in group therapy I was … Continue reading

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TNT Weekends – Glitter Jars

A glitter jar is something that I’ve recently learned about. I love this idea and have heard such positive feedback about it. How do you use it? – When you feel like you want to harm, binge, restrict, cry, scream, … Continue reading

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Identifying And Coping With Triggers – TNT Weekends

Triggers are specific memories, behaviors, thoughts and situations that jeopardize recovery – signals you are entering a stage that brings you closer to a relapse. This trigger can become the reason for self harming, a binge, restricting food, excessive exercise, lashing out … Continue reading

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TNT Weekends – Self Soothing Kit

This is an idea that was spoken about while I was in treatment at 14, and then again in my day treatment program earlier this year. I never had made one myself up until a month or so ago, when … Continue reading

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TNT Weekend’s – IMAlive – Online crisis chat

Crisis hotlines are not a new trend, the first crisis hotline was made in 1953!  But what is new is an online crisis line! “IMAlive is a live online network that uses instant messaging to respond to people in crisis. … Continue reading

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