Coping Mechanisms

When your symptoms begin acting up, you may be at a loss, overwhelmed, or unsure of what to do. Whether small or extreme, there are various ways that you can try to relax, calm down, or center yourself as a way to either relieve, reduce, and even prevent these symptoms.


Self-Care ๐Ÿ’†

How to Practice Preventive Self-Care

What is Self-Care?

Why Self-Care Sometimes Isn’t Fun (and that’s a good thing)

During Heightened Emotions ๐Ÿ“ˆ

Conducting a Body Scan

Little Things You Can Do to Help During a Depressive Episode

Quick Fixes for When You are on the Brink of a Panic Attack

Exercise ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒ

A Good Stretch

Excuse to Exercise

Learning to Run

Resistance Training Exercises and Mental Health

Organizing and Productivity ๐Ÿ—„๏ธ

Getting Things Done

The Importance of Getting Things Done

Pick Three: Being Productive During Bad Days

Tying Self-Worth to Productivity, with a Little Shame Tossed In

Journaling ๐Ÿ“”โœ๏ธ

Gratitude Prompts

Journaling for Growth

My Daily Journaling Experience

The Pros and Cons of Keeping Multiple Journals

Mindfulness and Meditation ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™‚๏ธ

Don’t Like Sitting in Total Silence? Try Nontraditional Meditation

Meditation

Meditation Podcasts

Mindfulness Matters

Taking a Deep Breath