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Lived Experience Coping Tips for Suicidal Thoughts


For the last couple of years I’ve been asking people on Twitter, “What’s your favourite way to cope with suicidal thoughts?”

Answers were then retweeted, and favourited by my account @unsuicide.

They range from physical activity — cycling, walking, yoga — to cognitive exercises and reframing that helps with perspective when confronted by suicidal thoughts. Sleep, art, music, and writing were all mentioned more than once. And one popular method of coping was pets.

Now I’ve collected those tweets onto one web page, Lived Experience Coping Tips.

It includes adorable photos of supportive cats.

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Lived Experience Coping Tips for Suicidal Thoughts

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  1. All of the activities you’ve mentioned are not only powerful ways to turn down the noise of suicidal thoughts, but they are life affirming, invaluable tools for personal growth; to come to know who you are, express yourself, and a cultivate a meaningful connection to others and all that is positive and good in this life.

  2. crying to the core until b unconscious, writing the feel I feel, talking with unspoken things eg: teddy, fish, flower, pillow etc…

 

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