You know that you should listen and perhaps wait, but ignore that and fall back into old habits, thoughts, feelings
Do I give I myself permission to feel to be vulnerable?
Who will I ask to help me?
2. Identifying the cues and triggers that set you off, and make feel that way.
3. Start to use the coping skills that work for you.
You need to remain alert to the dangers that are ever present;
Remember - Facing up to and coping with risks will build up your confidence.
Friends who will support you, and hold you steady as you work towards your goals
Supporters who will ensure you stay straight, in thinking and using modes
How to do this?
Sit down and write a list of people that can and will help you through this..safe people! Then ask those people you list to actually take on the roles required. Make sure you use them when needed and call them when you need and don't need to, safety first, second and third!
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