Many of us, including mothers, can become emotionally dysregulated in everyday life. Those who have experienced a lot of stress and trauma are likely to become more dysregulated more quickly, so it’s important to know some simple, accessible ways to calm yourself down. This episode explores an exercise that teaches you how to use calming, soothing thoughts and images to regulate the nervous system.
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- Learn an exercise called “Peaceful Place” that we use in trauma therapy to regulate strong emotions
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