betterinrecovery wrote:Dear All
I am copying out ideas from this thread on to little cards, as reminders to myself.
I am putting the cards in a little plastic Tupperware box, which of course will be my mental health tool box.
I would like to add
keeping a warm wrap-around cardigan or a gilet at hand. In times of vulnerability I put mine on, to keep me warm and comforted.
A special pair thick socks might also work this way,
sirhugo wrote:my girlfriend has a woolly hat she wears a lot. She says it makes her feel better is she's having a bad day. never got it till now, but I now realize its a comfort thing
great idea about the cards. I've done something similar. im keeping a little notebook now myself. I make plans for the days with it for a bit of structure, but im also keeping a "depression checklist". anything I find that can help me improve my depression goes on the list. definitely helps when im at my worst
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