What is it? A coping skills toolbox is a place for you to keep things that calm you down in periods of distress. If you have everything gathered in one place it’s easier to remember to use your coping skills, rather than using negative behaviors. SELF-SOOTHING
Comforting yourself through your five senses.
1. Something to touch
a. (ex. Stuffed animal, stress ball)
2. Something to hear
a. (ex. Music, meditation guides)
3. Something to see
a. (ex. Snowglobe, happy picture