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Anchoring technique [wtr-time]

Anytime you feel you need a confidence boost use this gesture to bring to mind these confident strong feelings again. Learn more about the Anchoring Technique here.

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Calming technique: Bubble breaths [wtr-time]

Long slow breaths out can be a simple way to control anxiety, and the idea of blowing bubbles can make this easier and more fun for you to learn and practice. In fact it can make it easier for all of us, who doesn’t love bubbles?! Our Director Cath talks you through the technique, giving […]

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Grounding technique: Spot a colour [wtr-time]

Grounding techniques are useful at times of stress or distress and to bring yourself out of or prevent the onset of panic attacks, flashbacks and dissociation. This one is really simple and easy to remember, and suitable for children and young people too. The video is only short and walks you through it. Why not […]

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Grounding technique: 5-4-3-2-1 [wtr-time]

Grounding techniques can be useful at times of distress to bring yourself out of or prevent the onset of panic attacks, flashbacks and dissociation. It can be good to practice grounding techniques when you are calm so they are in your toolkit ready to go whenever you may next need them. Why not practice this […]

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How to champion your senses [wtr-time]

Did you know your sense of smell is closely linked with a part of your brain called the limbic system, which is believed to play a major role in emotion and memory? Have you ever experienced being caught off guard by a strong scent and being instantly taken back to another time, place or feeling? […]

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How to talk yourself through a flashback [wtr-time]

This protocol is taken from Babette Rothschilds book “8 keys to safe trauma recovery”

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How to recognise emotions in your body [wtr-time]

You can feel emotions as physical sensations in your body. From getting butterflies in your stomach when you are nervous or excited, experiencing tingling in your fingers when you are anxious, to feeling your heart hurt when you are sad or lonely, or like your chest is exploding when you are overwhelming. These are the […]

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