Three Grounding Techniques for A Not So Good Day

It is one of those days when you can't churn a whiff of air let alone a thought. I've tried for five hours. And then the anxiety kicks in, and then the symptoms.

So, I'll finish up the therapy episode next week but in the meantime, here are three things you can try to help with symptom control.

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: 

An audio meditation on How to feel Safe, Content and Connected by Rick Hanson at Mindful Exercises.

From the Fort Refuge Survivors Community are even more grounding tips.  If your anxiety is caused by trauma or assault this might be a place of interest to you.

From Jocelyn St.Cyr, LICSW, Grounding Techniques: Individualized Coping Skills That Really Work


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