Coming soon: These three short videos about a range of skills that you can use to help you cope with the demands of life, especially the challenging situations we find ourselves in during the Covid-19 pandemic. They have been put together by Cara Leigh Hall one of the SPLWs in the Grand Union PCN as a conversation where Cara talks you through a number of techniques with some explanation of why they work. She gives you time to try them out and adapt them for your situation.
Coping Strategies 1– Two Simple Techniques to help you re-calibrate your response to anxiety and anxiety provoking situations: 5,4,3,2,1 and 7-11 Breathing
Coping Strategies 2- Skills to Improve your Tolerance to Stress. Cara talks you through 8 simple DBT Strategies to enhance your tolerance to a range of different stressful situations
Coping Strategies 3- Your Compassionate Friend– a simple strategy to help you best manage the situation that you face today, based on the book by Paul Gilbert (2020) The Compassionate Mind.