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Tools for Coping

BASIC SELF-CARE

Developing a Self-Care Plan
A basic self-care plan is vital and can work alone, or in combination with, standard treatment (therapy, mediation, etc).

Comforting Yourself
Comfort can seem hard to come by when you are working through trauma. However, in the following page survivor, Cheryl Rainfield, offers a list of ways in which you can provide yourself with some much deserved relief. It is important to note that these are techniques that you can use beyond trauma work because, no matter what, we all need a little comfort sometimes.

Self-Nurturing
This page offers further ways to take care of you the very best that you can.