Use the simple technique of observation to find calm
When you’re in situations of high stress, grounding techniques are a great way to take things down a notch. They help you calm your mind by focusing it on something else.
When your mind has a healthy distraction, you get distance from the thoughts and feelings that are causing you stress. This distance gives your body a chance to calm itself.
These techniques are useful to practice when:
This practice asks you to observe a particular object, which you can carry with you throughout the day. This makes it especially good for times of ongoing stress.