25-03-2017 07:59 PM
i see many people asking for advice on coping strategies myself including so i thought i would create a thread for everyone to share their favourite coping strategy or a few if you like
25-03-2017 08:06 PM
Great idea @Former-Member!
Ummm my best coping strategies are:
Hope they are ok to get the ball rolling! Do you have any in particular that you use?
25-03-2017 09:10 PM
Hi @Former-Member and great thread btw!
My favourite coping strategies are:
* Using mindfulness techniques to eat something I really like (usually chocolate lol)
* Listening to music or watching funny videos on you tube.
* Like @Former-Member has suggested, re-reading a book I enjoy, but not necessarily from my childhood.
I'm looking forward to reading some great ideas in here!
25-03-2017 09:16 PM
Hello @Former-Member, @Queenie, @Former-Member
having a cup of Green Tea
and having a soak in epsom salts
25-03-2017 09:20 PM
25-03-2017 09:28 PM
25-03-2017 09:32 PM
Hahaha @Former-Member yes keep going, keep going! Loving your ideas.
I feel like I have to add a little warning to your idea about learning a new craft though I decided about a year ago I should start learning how to knit as a way to be mindful/decompress after work etc. as you do... Turns out knitting IS VERY HARD and it got me so worked up (because I was hopeless at it) that it was more of a hinderance than anything else hahaha.
Having said that, I'm sure others will be much more skilled in that department than me, so please do have a go! (but don't beat yourself up for giving up if necessary)
25-03-2017 09:42 PM
25-03-2017 10:40 PM
I enjoy playing music (organ).
Not that I am any good, find it soothing playing for myself though.
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