graphicstock-hands-of-parents-with-their

Grounding

This technique is called grounding and can help when we are feeling very anxious or having a panic attack.

Start by breathing slowly, in through your nose and our through your mouth and then notice the following

5

Bring to your awareness 5 things that you can see.

owl_GJLRyI9__edited.jpg
graphicstock-boy-travelling-in-retro-tra

4

Bring to your awareness 4 things that you can touch.

3

Bring to your awareness 3 things that you can hear.

storyblocks-young-rabbit-sitting-with-lo
storyblocks-woman-with-straw-hat-and-viv

2

Bring to your awareness 2 things that you can smell.

1

Finally, bring to your awareness what emotion you now feel

storyblocks-young-man-looking-to-the-sun