Use your senses with coping strategies

Coping strategies focused on improving your mood that you can do on your own are sometimes described as self-soothing or self-care coping strategies. Effective self-soothing coping strategies may be those that involve one or more of the five senses (touch, taste, smell, sight, and sound).

Source: Grounding Techniques & Self Soothing for Emotional Regulation @ Eddins Counseling Group: Personal and Career Counseling Services

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