Grounding and stabilizing

Grounding

  • What do I hear and see right now?
  • Sit and stand grounded.
  • Imagine a safe place with a safe person waiting for me.
  • Breathe together with someone. Slow breathing.
  • Move the body.
  • Imagine yourself as a tree roots down in the soil/the floor.
  • Drink water.
  • Be aware about body sensations.
  • Singing

 

Stabilized and structured daily life

  • bedtime, enough sleep, waketime
  • meals
  • time with safe adults
  • exercise
  • time to relax
  • sing and play
  • create and play

Ulrika Ernvik

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