Grounding & Coping Techniques for Anxiety

Updated: Dec 9, 2021

Dealing with anxiety symptoms is an everyday challenging. However, Grounding techniques can help control these symptoms by turning attention away from thoughts, memories, or worries and refocusing on the present moment.


Here you can find some techniques that can help you manage the sense of overwhelming.


5-4-3-2-1 grounding techniques



Ice technique

Taking an ice cube from the freezer and holding it in your palm until it causes slight discomfort is a classic tactile grounding technique. If you hang on to it for too long, it will hurt you. Many people believe that feeling uncomfortable allows them to reconnect with the present moment.


Five fingers breath



Apps


Some apps can support us to deal with anxiety. You can find some tips here.



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