1. Everyone experiences stress. It is a natural part of life. Everyone experiences stress from time to time. Stress is any event or thought, actual or imagined, that makes you feel nervous, frustrated, or upset. Stress can happen too often and become chronic or episodic, occurring occasionally or briefly. While there are many ways to […]
Self-soothing movement, for those who really like to feel in their body. Movement makes us feel good by altering our emotional state. Whether we enjoy swimming or dancing, yoga/stretching, or just taking a nice walk, movement can be a way to self-soothe when times are stressful.
There sure is a lot going on out there. Self-soothing smells allow us to tune into our senses, helping us to get back into our bodies and out of our anxious heads. Use any of the senses to relax, get grounded, and more. Let’s continue self-soothing techniques. Last time we talked about touch. This time, let’s […]
Self-soothing through touch is a phenomenal way to regulate our emotions. Let’s continue with self-soothing and the ways to do it. The last time we talked about self-soothing, we talked about taste. Touch is another way to self-soothe. Notice how things feel. You can relax in the sun, do some stretching, massage, or swim. Enjoy […]
Self-soothing and healthy food meet mindful eating. We can also self-soothe by taste, and it needn’t be anything more than a small treat. A small bit of something delicious can uplift your mood when dealing with a stressful moment.
Next in self-soothing with the senses is hearing. Some studies have shown that birdsong may help us feel safe. Your favorite music can promote relaxation. There are tons of options available for finding a mix of sounds that can help you self-soothe. Thanks to today’s technology, we can take soothing sounds with us nearly everywhere […]