Get grounded

It’s really useful to have a couple of simple grounding exercises under your belt, for when things get a bit stressful.

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One way of achieving this is to focus on your physical body and surroundings, using your senses.

  1. Describe 5 things you see in the room.
  2.  Name 4 things you can feel (“my feet on the floor” or “the air in my nose”)
  3.  Name 3 things you hear right now (“traffic outside”)
  4.  Name 2 things you can smell right now (or 2 smells you like)
  5. Name 1 good thing about yourself

Repeat the 5 steps more than once if needed.

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