Here are a variety of grounding techniques you can use at any point in your group meetings if you need to help participants return to the present.
Deep Breathing will help you focus your attention. Each breath anchors you back to the present moment.
The Butterfly Hug
The Butterfly Hug is a form of bilateral stimulation. It helps to bring you back to the present moment and calm your emotional state.
You can use everyday activities to ground yourself when stressed, emotionally empty, or triggered.
Practicing self-compassion is key to overcoming shame. Learn how to be kind to yourself. We strongly recommend that you use this video for your grounding exercise on the weeks when you cover shame.