ACT Metaphor: Monsters on a Boat

ACT Metaphor: Monsters on a Boat

Have you ever felt like your negative thoughts and emotions control your life? When self-defeating feelings take over, it can feel like monsters are lurking in the shadows, ready to attack you at any moment. But what if I told you that you can use this image of...
The ACT Radio Doom & Gloom Metaphor

The ACT Radio Doom & Gloom Metaphor

We all know the nagging thoughts that keep telling us that we can’t do certain things, that nobody loves us, or that we’re just not good enough. Today, I would like to introduce you to one of my favourite tools from ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), which is...
ACT Exercise Hands and Thoughts

ACT Exercise Hands and Thoughts

We all know moments when we are so stuck in our thoughts that we no longer feel capable of participating in everyday life. Next time this happens to you, I would like to invite you to try the “Hands & Thoughts” exercise, a technique from Acceptance and Commitment...
ACT Exercise – Life Areas

ACT Exercise – Life Areas

Today, I would like to introduce you to an exercise that I use in my work as an online psychologist that encourages us to look at our lives and examine the different “life areas” that are important to us. The exercise comes from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy...

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