“Sometimes people expect that I am ‘perfect’ with my DBT…

“Sometimes people expect that I am ‘perfect’ with my DBT skills, always knowing what to do… BUT… Even Mary Poppins is only practically perfect in every way… I struggle a lot with choosing my skills, and then actually USING them. I feel very ‘book smart’ on my skills, but putting them into practice is often a whole other ball game. DBT has turned my life around, but that doesn’t mean I’m perfect at it.”

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[visual description: drawing of Naomi who is white with long orange hair. She is holding a pink/purple umbrella and is floating through the sky. There is a shadow of a skyline below. Shelly the tortoise is floating on a red balloon. The text says “Even Mary Poppins is only practically perfect in every way”] •
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