Distraction isn't a cure-all

“Distraction” goes against normal wisdom – that you have to face your troubling emotions before you can escape them. Distraction is nothing more than a temporary respite from negative moods. It isn’t a permanent fix and shouldn’t be thought of as one.

Source: Self-Soothing Techniques: Distraction @ CenterSite.net: Connecting you to your community

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