Attention Seeking Behavior

Have you ever said or done something in order to receive a specific kind of feedback from another person or others? If so, that could be said to be an attempt to seek attention. Sometimes, it can happen that a person feels rewarded when he or she is noticed by others and thus the attempt to seek attention from others seems to be worth it. However, if the pattern is repeated it is suggested to be defined as attention seeking behavior.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Dialectic Behavioral Therapy came about in the last decade of the 20th century by Dr. Marsha Linehan, renowned as “the mother of DBT.” Interestingly, Dr. Linehan recently disclosed her struggles with Borderline Personality Disorder, the primary disorder that DBT treatment aims to treat. The prime objective for applying this psychotherapy is to provide support and skill development assisting people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) to regulate their emotions and actions thus enhancing their productivity throughout everyday functioning.

Psychological Benefits of Mindfulness

Jon Kabat-Zinn, an American professor of medicine defines mindfulness as the awareness that arises from consciously paying attention to the present moment, and non-judgmentally. In other words, it is the practice of remaining in the present moment and accepting your feelings without judgment while focusing on bodily sensations. It can be practiced during meditation or while performing certain activities such as cleaning.