Elastic Band Technique Behavior Modification

 

Anxiety? Panic Attacks? Negative Thoughts?

Everyone experiences anxiety, stress, self- doubt, panic, unwanted thoughts or actions. There are many natural techniques that one can use to help calm these feelings and re-route your mind.

One simple aversion technique is the elastic band snap technique. When thinking or feeling panic, anxiety, self doubt you can utilize behavior modification on your own by pulling and snapping your band on your wrist. You can also add an affirmation with the snap of the band saying a word or phrase like "stop!" or "breathe". The idea is to get your mind off of the panic, anxiety, addiction when the feeling occurs. Snapping the band will sting a little. Consistency with this technique is key to success in calming unwanted feelings or actions.