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Self-Care Skills

Here are handouts and videos of the techniques we use and recommend

Try them for yourself!  Follow the simple instructions, and see which ones work best for you.

 

 

Butterfly Hug

Racing, or chaotic thoughts;  feel sad, exposed, raw;

need soothing

   pdf      

video

Self-Acceptance

Negative self-talk, self-criticism; Feeling negative,
hopeless, suicidal 

 

pdf

video

Anxiety Tap
 

Feeling anxious,
or butterflies in stomach;
upset stomach


   pdf   

 

video

Adrenal
Calmer

Chronically stressed/overwhelmed; sleep deprived; post trauma


pdf

Shock Point Release

When startled, or traumatized; shocked by something you've heard 


pdf

Four
Thumps

Tired, lacking energy;

feeling sick; needing to think
more clearly 


pdf

Calming Hold

Experiencing agitation/anxiety; unable to self calm 


pdf

video

 

Heart Breathing

To release stress/negativity; connect to wiser, loving nature
of heart 


pdf

 

video

 

Cook's Hook Up

Unable to calm down; feeling overcharged; can't sleep


pdf

video

Blow Out

Feeling overwhelmed,
about to erupt,
to breakdown 


pdf

video

 

Thymus Thump

Starting to cry,
or unable to hold it together; sudden anxiety


pdf

video

Gamut Spot

Stressed, or overwhelmed; dealing with cravings, need
to be discrete


pdf

                   video

Cross
Crawl

Thinking is muddled; uncoordinated; need for clarity and focus 


pdf

              video

Calming Head Hold

Racing thoughts; headache;
need to release anger,
or fear 


pdf

 

 video

 

Trauma Tapping Technique (TTT)

After a traumatic/stressful
event; unable
to calm/relax 

pdf

video

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