Feeling like you cant cope?
Try this breathing exercise:
- Focus on your breath.
- Inhale through your nose and out through your mouth.
- Place your hands on your belly.
- Watch as your hands move up and down as you breathe.
⚠️ Please stop straight away if this exercise makes you feel worse.
Exercises like this are often called grounding exercises. They can help if you're feeling overwhelmed, upset or scared, or if you're experiencing flashbacks, panic attacks, self-harm urges or dissociation (feeling detached from yourself or reality). Find more grounding exercises
"Caring for myself is not self-indulgence. It is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare."