Use distanced-self talk to gain emotional relief from situations and think clearly
Use your name when talking to yourself
Simply asking yourself, “What should I do?” and inserting your name at the end of the question can get the ball rolling. Continue the conversation while talking to yourself and see what you learn.
Journal using the second-person perspective
Instead of writing “I was given a choice to let the emptiness fill my heart”, try writing something like “Tragedy presents a choice. You can give into the emptiness and let it fill your heart…” and so on.