TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A BAD DAY

We know talking things through can be draining and sometimes all you need is some down time away from MRKH. Here are some of our favourite coping skills and resources for the hard days, if you’re in need of ideas give some of these a try!

SELF CARE

  • Have a relaxing bath or shower, with candles, listening to your favourite music.

  • Try colouring.

  • Do a face mask.

  • Watch something on Netflix.

  • Knowing when to stop and look after yourself, putting yourself before others.

COPING SKILLS

  • A solo road trip to somewhere you love.

  • Going to see friends or family

  • Cuddles

  • Go out for a walk

  • Go to the gym

  • Start a new hobby.

  • Take yourself out on a date to lunch, dinner or drinks.

MINDFULNESS

  • Journaling

  • Gratitude

  • Meditation - See this video for further information

  • Grounding techniques - list 5 things you can see, 4 thing you can touch (physical touch not emotions), 3 things you can hear, 2 things you can smell and 1 thing you can taste.