13. Calming Practices

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Step 1. Read the text below. Once a person indicates they are ready and willing to calm themselves, you can help them use the following strategies to balance their autonomic nervous system: Body scan. Identify whether they are holding tension in their jaw, shoulders, fists, or anywhere else. Invite them to release it. Stretching or … Continued