It is rough out there right now. You are not alone. The Suicide Prevention Hotline has some tips for coping. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/current-events/coping-during-community-unrest/
~ There are just a few things that you probably can do that will help both you and your kids feel better and cope better. Many parents I am sure are overwhelmed with the number of ideas and suggestions out … Continue reading
Self-soothing by movement. These are things that make us feel good in our body and can alter 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 … Continue reading
There sure is a lot going on out there. Let’s continue self soothing techniques. Last time we talked about touch. This time let’s talk about scent. Our sense of smell can be of tremendous help when we want to relax. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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.