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JessiRae

623d

other than psych meds and anxiety meds and therapy will anything else help calm me in stressful situations as that's when I see the most heightened issues with me? I hope that makes sense.

    • TheFemaleSmokey

      619d

      Prob have to update the bag every so often huh? My brain wouldn't work without changing it up every so often atleast

    • threehottamales

      621d

      Dbt teaches you tons of skills to manage those emotions

      • JessiRae

        620d

        @threehottamales dbt does not n work for me. Most places want to do them in group and it makesnme.more upset worrying about their problems unfortunately

        • threehottamales

          620d

          @JessiRae oh I'm sorry to hear that. I do group but also one on one. I know some people do the book on their own.

      • dream6284

        621d

        @threehottamales this was what I was gonna say! Dbt helped me a lot

        • threehottamales

          621d

          @dream6284 it's changing my life.

    • BPDummy

      621d

      Marijuana helps me

    • Crystalia

      623d

      I've found that anything tactile helps me a lot. I carry a 'break bag' with me when I'm out and keep it handy in the home, playing with small items or something sensory. For example, my bag usually has both cinnamon and mint gum, mints, a fidget cube, a chapstick, an essential oil stick diffuser with a scent that relaxes me, earbuds and a card with hotlines just in case/my therapy offices number

    • Purplelover8838

      623d

      I keep a lanyard with my keyring. I add small Keychains that I can hold on to or just rub when I get nervous. I go through them fast. So far I have had a small panda, a fuzzy ice cream cone, and right now I have a small resin circle. People just think I'm fidgeting with my keys. It really helps me. I hope this helps.

    • Babypotato

      623d

      I like to always have a drink with me with a plastic straw in it that I can drink from or chew on, it sounds terrible but it rlly helps me. And the drink has to be smthg iced bc my brain likes that.

      • JessiRae

        623d

        @Babypotato I can't do ice because eof sensitive teeth but I used to all the time. I have however been writing and crocheting and coloring so it seems to help some. Sense COVID has hit inhave been real bad about leaving the house and everything. Although I am getting better at leaving the house slowly. Always have to have my dog with me.

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