Through periods of overwhelm it’s easy to feel lost and stuck. When there are 101 problems finding a solution can be challenging.
Often, the best place to start is by figuring out what you need in the moment.
Finish the sentence:
When I feel anxious in a crowded place, I need…
Perhaps you’re in a crowded place feeling anxious, sirens are going off in your mind and part of you just wants to go home this instant.
But all you need is a moment alone in a quiet place to do something soothing like count, a sensory exercise or tapping.
It takes practice to know what you need, practice to know when to apply it and practice to be able to take space to care for yourself.
But practice makes perfect so it’s worth a try.