What is "Self-soothing"?

Self-soothing techniques help you relax and feel calm when you are feeling overwhelmed physically and emotionally. It does not mean you are running away from a situation, it means you are actively calming yourself so you can deal with it better.

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

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