Grounding means you bring yourself to this moment. You stop fixating on the past and future. You rest your mind from circular thinking. This simple tool can help you ground in a moment of high stress or when a mental escape dissociative moment occurs.
This technique can allow you to become more aware of areas in hold tension in your body. Everyone stores tension in different muscles. This can help you become more in tune with your tension spots.
Once you are in the moment. Try enjoying it! These activities are some simple ways to start.
These apps can be a useful way to track extreme moods and sleep if you are trying a new medication or therapy.
If you get into the practice of body scanning, you will see that practicing regular deep breathing, can reduce physical tensions.
This app has body scan relaxation, and breathing meditation along with education, ways to relax and coping strategies.
A comprehensive app for Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Learn, practice and track your DBT skills with DBT Coach App.
Music can soothe the soul. Uplifting sounds have been shown to change brain waves and change brain activity. Having a playlist can aid you in taking care of your tired brain.
This is a free app put out by the veterans association. It is an excellent resource which teaches the practice of being present.
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In this video I give practical ways to regulate your stress level on a daily basis.