Show 120 Grounding Skills for Symptom Management

For people with anxiety, panic attacks and phobias there is a specific meaning about grounding skills and techniques. For our population, it is the use of a skill or technique that can help you to re-center yourself to the present.

Grounding Series:

Show 123 - Emotional and Soothing Grounding Skills
Show 122 - Grounding to a Cha Cha Beat
Show 121 - Kinetic Grounding Skill Using PMR
Show 119a  - Grounding Technique Using the 54321 Game

In this episode, a definition of grounding and types of grounding and resources. This will be the centralized place for the episodes and resources and I'll also have links on the ARP resource page.

If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

National Public Radio story about CBD oil and federal study of the substance.

Healing comes from many directions. You might need a dose of healing from one of the many great lyrics from Hamilton. Atlantic Record has an official lyric page with annotations.

Dr. Patti Levin's handout on grounding. She include breathing, meditation and mindful walking.

Video from Joelle's Kernel of Wisdom YouTube channel on using grounding to deal with emotions.

Mind Fuel Daily on 5 Helpful Grounding Techniques for Anxiety


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