Posts tagged mental health
Staying Sane in an Insane World: 3 skills for combating stress

This video is actually a "care package" I put together recently, to keep ourselves grounded in order to deal with the stress of our daily lives, as well as the crazyness going on in society. Although on the long side (about 13 min), this care package combines three skills--Rating your Subjective Units of Distress (before and after the exercise), Diaphragmatic Breathing, and a Mindful Breathing Exercise.

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How to Rate Your Feelings (And figure out what helps you cope)

Learning how to use a "Feelings Thermometer," also called Subjective Units of Distress (SUDs), is a fundamental skill when preparing to engage in any behavior change. By rating your SUDs, you can keep track of what situations, people, places, or things, make you more likely to feel upset, angry, sad, or anxious. It also helps you keep track of what activities and behaviors make you feel better or make it easier to cope with stressful situations. Available in English y Español.

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