Dialectical Behavioral Therapy/Emotion Regulation Skills/Reducing vulnerability to “emotion mind”
To reduce vulnerability to negative emotions remember the acronym:
PL stands for physical illness. When you are healthy and strong you're less likely to be an emotion mind.
E stands for eating. Eat a well-balanced diet with plenty of water.
A stands for abstain from alcohol and drugs. alcohol and drugs are mood destabilizing.
S stands for sleep. Give yourself plenty of time to sleep. Everything goes better when you're rested.
E stands for exercise. Worked up to 20 minutes of vigorous exercise a day.
Master stands for mastery. Mastery is doing something that make you feel competent and in control.