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Coping arousal, stress and distress tolerance skills

This is a beginning of a series of videos related to stress and coping. In this post we cover the basics of stress and some evidence based practical ways to deal with Distress(beyond normal stress).


•Arousal & stress mechanics (*not the woot woo type)

•Flight, fight freeze response

•Tolerable levels of arousal (*)

•Subjective units of distress (quantify arousal window)

•TIP Skills (skills to use in distress):


Intense Exercise

Paced Breathing & Paired Muscle Relaxation

Pros and Cons (limit impulsivity)

if you have any questions or comments feel free to send me an email

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