Reducing Vulnerability to Negative Emotions
How to Stay Out of Emotion Mind
A way to remember these skills is to remember the term
P & L Physical Illness (treat)
Altering drugs (avoid mood altering drugs)
TREAT PHYSICAL ILLNESS
Take care of your body. See a doctor when necessary. Take prescribed medication.
Don't eat too much or too little. Stay away from foods that make you feel overly emotional.
AVOID MOOD ALTERING DRUGS
Stay off non-prescribed drugs including alcohol.
Try to get the amount of sleep that helps you feel good. Keep to a sleep program if you are having difficulty sleeping.
Do some sort of exercise every day, try to build up to 20 minutes of vigorous exercise.
Try to do one thing a day to make yourself feel competent and in control.