(Based on the essay “Self-Soothing” posted August 23, 2011.)
Make a list of self-soothing practices that are most effective for you. (Try to include some activities that help dispel strong emotions, and some practices that help distract you from emotional crisis.) Post your list where you can see it.
Expand on this:
Commit to practicing one or two self-soothing activities a day to help keep stress manageable.