Level 1 Be Present To be mindful of your emotions without pushing them away is consistent with Linehan’s first level of validation, to be present.
To be present also means to ground yourself and not dissociate, daydream, suppress or numb your emotions. Feeling the pain of sadness, hurt, and fear is most challenging and difficult.
If the verification proves you are the person named on the return and that you personally filed the return, the return will be processed.
Being present for yourself validates that you matter and that you have the strength to feel.
Validating yourself will help you accept and better understand yourself, which leads to a stronger identity and better skills at managing intense emotions.
Validating yourself is like glue for fragmented parts of your identity.
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28 of 2000, which was promulgated on 13 October 2000) all forms of identity documents other than the green bar-coded identity document are invalid.