Hi fam, today I’m bringing you soothing yourself: top 10 self soothing techniques to help you cope with anxiety, stress and panic. These are techniques that I have learned from my therapist over the years in therapy. I’m a big believer in mental health and wanted to share what I’ve learned to help during this difficult time.
Top 10 Self Soothing Techniques Video
Self Soothing Techniques
- sensory deprivation
- hot baths
- swing chair
- pet your pets
- positive self talk
- deep breathing
- work through the worst case scenario to the best case scenario
- weighted blanket
- hug yourself for 30 to 60 seconds
Soothing Swing Chair
This is my soothing swing chair that I bought right after my Grandma passed away. I use it as needed during the week to soothe myself. My therapist says that the gentle rocking in it mimics the womb.