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 πŸ’†

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 πŸ“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 πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒ

A Good Stretch

Excuse to Exercise

Learning to Run

Resistance Training Exercises and Mental Health

Organizing and Productivity πŸ—„οΈ

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 πŸ“”βœοΈ

Gratitude Prompts

Journaling for Growth

My Daily Journaling Experience

The Pros and Cons of Keeping Multiple Journals

Mindfulness and Meditation πŸ§˜πŸ§˜β€β™‚οΈ

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


Meditation Podcasts

Mindfulness Matters

Taking a Deep Breath