Source: Image of rocks and water created by Barbara Ludins
A trained relaxation technique in which a person focuses on something (like breathing, body sensations, imagery, surroundings, etc.) to gain an increased awareness.
A coping strategy related to meditation, where a person, instead of relaxing the mind, instead thinks of things that are positive and calming.
A technique where a person intentionally tenses, then relaxes, specific muscles of the body in succession.
Where a person focuses on positive thoughts and feelings to reduce anxiety.
Critical thoughts a person has that increase stress, particularly in anticipation of an event.
Positive, reassuring statements to stop negative self-statements.