My comfort kit
A comfort kit is a set of things that you keep close at hand to use when you feel anxious, sad, distressed, overwhelmed or simply when you need a little comforting.
My simple pleasures, My little joys...
Life is filled with all kinds of demands. It’s easy to get lost and forget about yourself. One way to ensure your well-being is to take care of yourself. Here is a reminder of how to treat yourself.
5-4-3-2-1 grounding exercise
This exercise can help you subdue a feeling of distress and anxiety. It can also be helpful when you have flashbacks, difficulty sleeping or difficulty staying in the present (dissociation).
Flashbacks and ghosts
Many victims of sexual assault may have flashbacks or feel like “ghosts” are stalking them. You’re not crazy, these are consequences that many victims experience following sexual assault. You have the power to rid yourself of your ghosts and flashbacks. Here are a few things you can do.
Here is a list of strategies to help you refocus when you're feeling stressed.
Here are different ways to assert yourself.