Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Don't worry this will pass,I've outlined lots of suggestions below to help.
3 things to memorize/write down :
Dinosaurs Relax in Coats
Dinosaurs Race Cows
whichever one you like best (or make up your own)
DistractTo distract from urges to self-harm & an anxiety provoking thought.
Hold some ice cubes or splash cold water on your eyes. Use a pipette to let red food coloring
Note : In certain situations it is best to call the emergency services in your country, if this is one of those emergency situations,take a few deep breaths,call them and try to explain the situation as calmly as possible.
Otherwise,hopefully you will find the following tips helpful.
First you need to be willing to identify & change your coping reactions to healthier ones,I know its frightening giving up your safety blanket of things that work for you but they probably have long-term consequences.