Grounding Techniques

A grounding technique is a  coping strategy to help return your focus to the present moment and calm emotions of a panic attack, PTSD/trauma flashback, distressing memory or anxious thought.
Different techniques work for different people, so trial and error is the best way to find what works for you. Here are a few things you might like to try:

The Traffic Light Technique

The Traffic light Technique is a fabulous tool that helps stop negative thinking or worrying instantly. It uses visualisation and distraction to alter the brain’s thought process which is automatically wired to protect you from anything that might be harmful.