DISTRESS

When you are overwhelmed with emotion and can't think straight, you are in a state of Distress.

Everyone gets distressed from time to time, but if you are frequently Distressed, there are things you can do to reduce that and make life better.

At The Psych Collective, we have some strategies for taking control of your emotions to overcome distress. 

THE DISTRESS CYCLE

Distress can feel like chaos, but it actually follows a predictable pattern. Learn the signs. 

SKILLS BEFORE PILLS

There are plenty of options to choose from before reaching for PRN. Check out our tips. 

REAL MINDFULNESS

Listen to Dr Al give a lesson on the actual point of mindfulness. 

DEALING WITH PANIC

Understanding how your breathing changes during a panic attack will help you stop it faster.

TIP YOUR TEMPERATURE

Body Hack: Use the mammalian dive reflex to calm down FAST!

THREE STATES OF MIND

Listen to Jess guide you 

through an imagery exercise to find your Wise Mind.

DEAROUSAL AUDIO

A collection of audio tracks for you to practise calming your distress. 

AUTOGENIC TRAINING

This type of relaxation training uses self-hypnosis to create feelings of warmth and calm.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

A curated collection of resources to aid in relaxation.

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Instagram
  • YouTube

©2020 The Psych Collective