Physical Strategies to Reduce Self Harm Behaviors
By Alive & Well Corp Staff
When you read about Yoga strategies, it encompasess so many areas of the human body. It can transform your mind and body and allow you to feel rejuvenated. When someone has the urge to self-harm, they are looking for a way to relieve the pain that is plagueing their mind. Yoga can be a useful tool in helping to provide that outlet. Here are some techniques you can use to reduce self-harm urges.
- Take time to recognize your thinking patterns and meditate on positive thoughts.
- Focus on utilizing techniques that help manage your day to day struggles. Chose a few and be consistent with implementing them.
- Create a schedule that allows time to reconnect with yourself in a way that brings you peace.
- Take the time to reach out to a professional in your area for advice on what to do.
Here at Alive & Well, we strive to ensure that you have a place where you can receive ongoing help with whatever situation you may encounter and be able to remain focused on living your life to the fullest. Don't hesitate to reach out to one of our therapists for guidance.
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