PATIENT RECOMMENDATIONS

Books:  Finding inspiration through reading.

 

Invincible  :  Brian F. Martin

Girlosophy: A Soul Survival Kit  :  Anthea Paul

It's Not Supposed to be this Way  :  Lysa TerKeurst 

Writings of Thomas Merton

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy books/workbooks

 

Nearby Places:   For days when you just need to get out and explore or find peace.

 

“There’s a place in Tallassee where you can go down to the river and play on the rocks. It is very peaceful.”

Lake Eufala

Tennessee mountains

Safari drive through in Hope Hull

Montgomery Zoo

Plays at Shakespeare

Jasmine Hill Gardens (Wetumpka)

Bamboo Garden (Prattville)

Walking around the riverfront/downtown

 

Positive Activities: For moments when we feel stuck.

 

Exercise  :  water aerobics (YMCA), kayaking, go for a walk, stretching

Meditation

Art  :  sketching, painting, watercolor, pastels, photography (sunsets, flowers, nature), making shirts, coloring with gel pens, adult coloring books and sticker-by-number books 

Games  :  chess

Online or Retail Shopping

Reading

Talking with Friends

Watching Comedy Movies

Gardening  :  working in flower beds, planting a tree, potted plants

Write in journal (can help to face inner thoughts that normally don't surface with usual thinking)

Daily inventory of emotions, struggles, blessings, food, etc.

Volunteering  :  humane societies, teach at the Literacy Council of Central Alabama

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills

 

“80% of change is awareness.” - Invincible

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