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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).

•Biology

•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):

Temperature

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 speakeasycanberra@gmail.com

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