Common Coping Strategies - Image Description:
Mindfulness: Activities that bring us into the present moment. Meditation, prayer, yoga, tai-chi, breathing exercises.
Redirect: Activities that give us a different focus: art, video games, cooking, reading, learning a new skill.
Emotional Awareness: Activities that give us emotional catharsis and connection: feeling wheel, naming & expressing the feeling, journaling, or coloring.
Nurturing: Activities that nourish and enrich our body, spirit, self-esteem; affirmations, massage, reiki, aromatherapy, etc.
Soothing: Activities that nurse our feelings, temporarily relieve discomfort, can be compulsive or excessive.
Community Care Planning: Planning and mapping out self, family, and community needs.