Learn Grounding Techniques
When you’re feeling anxious or down, distracting yourself with grounding techniques can do the trick. These simple tasks — like holding a cube of ice, box breathing, and counting backward from 100 — force your brain to focus on the present instead of worrying about the future or past.
Today, take some time to add a new technique to your mental health toolbox. OKC-based licensed therapist Charles Bartusch is sharing three of his favorites over at @988okla on social.