Self Care and Helpful Tips
Start a journal and keep all pertinent information in it so you have it all in one place and don’t have to remember it all
Some info on aromatherapy- https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/10884
Jumping off point for info on some essential oils- https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/a19904702/essential-oils/
Diffuser jewelry DIY article I found...
DIY rollers for essential oils
Some jumping of points for grounding with Aromatherapy
Some info to help with sleep-
Head Space app
YouTube guided meditation videos
YouTube sleep sounds video
Some info for supporting yourself during trauma in general-
Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services.- chapter of a textbook ... but had some helpful info (I did not read it in its entirety)
Mental Health America- This is about natural disaster and mental health but I thought it might still apply. :)
Some breathing techniques for stress relief-
4-7-8 Breath Relaxation Technique
Some info on trauma anniversaries-
American Psychological Association
Exercise for anxiety- 5-4-3-2-1 Coping Technique for Anxiety
Liquimo Motion Bubbler has been found to have a calming effect.
Holding your "oh my God" points
Some info on Chakras-
Align the Chakras to help with Anxiety with Donna Eden!
Some info on smudging/cleansing your space-
Somatic therapy is a body-focused approach that may be particularly helpful if you have symptoms of chronic stress or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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