What helped and helps (a list).

  1. "What a time to be alone" by Chidera Eggerue aka @theslumflower (book)

  2. Writing my morning and evening journal in 5 minute journal app

  3. Breathing techniques when I'm stressed or about to burst (try alternate nostril breathing, box breathing, and 4-7-8 breathing)

  4. Breathing techniques when I feel cold and sluggish and stagnant (try Kapalbhati – breath of fire)

  5. Crying when I feel like crying

  6. "Body positive power" by Megan Crabbe (book)

  7. Accepting that feelings and healing and traumas come and go in waves

  8. Getting rid of people that make me feel bad or hard to love

  9. Taking the time to do yoga when I feel a certain way

  10. Being honest about my feelings, even if that makes people pissed

  11. “The Intuitive Eating Workbook” by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch (book)

  12. Write down everything that’s shit when things are shit

  13. Taking time off social media and my phone (I use the forest app)

  14. Hiking in the mountains or forest at least once a week

  15. Working through my thought and mind traps, either with my therapist or with apps like Moodnotes