August 10, 2018
August 13, 2018
The STOP Technique
Interrupt your mental anxiety with the command ‘stop!’ and pause whatever you’re doing.
TAKE A BREATH
Notice your breathing for a second. Breathe in slowly through the nose, expanding the belly, and exhale slowly out of your mouth.
Become the observer of your thoughts, emotions and physical reactions. What thoughts do you notice? What emotions do you feel? How does your body feel?
Mindfully consider how you’d like to respond. What’s one thing you can focus on right now? What’s your most important and urgent priority?
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