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Emotional Safety Plan Tip Sheet

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Emotional Safety Plan Things that help me relax make a cup of tea put in headphones and play my favorite playlist call a friend take a walk We had one of our parents fill out the things that help her when she is feeling overwhelmed as an example She mentioned that making a cup of tea is always her first go to because it allows her to get up get away from the stressor and get a momentary change of scenery She also finds peace in shutting out the world for a moment with some of her favorite songs Calling a friend and taking a walk around the block help her to recenter herself and better approach what is overwhelming her Things are going to stress you out that is life especially life as a parent of a child with an emotional behavioral social or mental challenge When you find yourself in the thick of a stressful and overwhelming situation it can be hard to think straight and rationalize ways that will help ease your anxiety The purpose of this tip sheet is for you to have a place where you can sit down and make yourself a priority by laying out the things that help you relieve stress These tactics are unique to you and what helps you when you are overwhelmed Print out the blank sheet and fill it out for yourself Keep this resource somewhere easily accessible to you like your wallet bed side table or fridge and when you find yourself in a situation that you need it is there for you to use

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Emotional Safety Plan Things that help me relax Things are going to stress you out that is life especially life as a parent of a child with an emotional behavioral social or mental challenge When you find yourself in the thick of a stressful and overwhelming situation it can be hard to think straight and rationalize ways that will help ease your anxiety The purpose of this tip sheet is for you to have a place where you can sit down and practice mindfulness by laying out the things that help you relieve stress These tactics are unique to you and what helps you when you are overwhelmed Print out the blank sheet and fill it out for yourself Keep this resource somewhere easily accessible to you like your wallet bed side table or fridge and when you find yourself in a situation that you need it is there for you to use

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Emotional Safety Plan Things that help me relax make a cup of tea put in headphones and play my favorite playlist call a friend take a walk We had one of our parents fill out the things that help her when she is feeling overwhelmed as an example She mentioned that making a cup of tea is always her first go to because it allows her to get up get away from the stressor and get a momentary change of scenery She also finds peace in shutting out the world for a moment with some of her favorite songs Calling a friend and taking a walk around the block help her to recenter herself and better approach what is overwhelming her Things are going to stress you out that is life especially life as a parent of a child with an emotional behavioral social or mental challenge When you find yourself in the thick of a stressful and overwhelming situation it can be hard to think straight and rationalize ways that will help ease your anxiety The purpose of this tip sheet is for you to have a place where you can sit down and make yourself a priority by laying out the things that help you relieve stress These tactics are unique to you and what helps you when you are overwhelmed Print out the blank sheet and fill it out for yourself Keep this resource somewhere easily accessible to you like your wallet bed side table or fridge and when you find yourself in a situation that you need it is there for you to use