Coping Skills

10-31-10              1:39pm

I’ve used a lot of coping skills to get through the past few weeks. I want to share and remember them.

Recent Coping Skills:

Radio
iPod
Play with kitty
Warm water on hands
Sleep/Nap
Play-doh
Writing
Not writing
Facebook
Structure
Deep breathing
Live music
Distraction
TV
Taking pictures
Food
Shopping
Going outside
Comparison
Medication
Hugging my teddy bear
Letting myself feel
Crying
Rocking
Talking to people
Sharing in therapy
Forgiving myself
Forgiving others
Organizing old photos
Cleaning/Organizing/Sorting
Singing
Walking
Finding somewhere quiet
Keeping a calendar
Acknowledging what I’m grateful for
Prayer
KLOVE
Jango
Drawing
Chatting online
I Did It Lists
Texting
Watching movies & crime dramas
Sex
People list – made a list of people in my life (I tend to forget them)

© Michelle Routhieaux 2010

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