My Wellness Box

30 Jul

The outside of the box.

The box had slits in it to let the magic out.

Bubble wrap to pop when frustrated.

Brain flex stress ball.

Smaller tigger from keychain. Soft to touch.

My Wellness Journal. Here’s a post with video on more about it.

An older “book of encouragement”

iPod and earphones with soothing and distracting songs. (Really helps with voices.)

Soap bar my case manager gave me for my birthday one year.

Smooth rock (self-soothe touch also good for grounding)

Labendar bath bubbles (self-soothe smell and relaxation in the tub)

Crisis numbers.

Bath salts (smell and relaxation)

Candle (self-soothe, smell; pleasing sight of flame,)

Smash activity book (distraction)

Raspberry sorbet gum (self soothe- taste)

Lavender fragrance oil. (Self soothe, smell)

My magic wand.

Ideas and extra comments to add to wellness journal.

13 Responses to “My Wellness Box”

  1. Joyce July 30, 2015 at 1:16 PM #

    Reblogged this on MAKE BPD STIGMA-FREE!.

  2. missj3an July 30, 2015 at 1:16 PM #

    This is amazing and such a good idea, I love all the little details in this box. Lavender is my favourite scent, so relaxing, also great sprinkled on pillows to aid with sleeping 🙂 xx J

    • mm172001 July 30, 2015 at 5:13 PM #

      Thanks. I’ve definitely made it my own. I’ve gotten ideas from all over the internet but sometimes the best is concrete examples. That’s why I shared. 🙂

  3. bylaurenhayley July 30, 2015 at 1:34 PM #

    I love this!! I love the slits to let the magic out! 🙂

    • mm172001 July 30, 2015 at 5:12 PM #

      From the magic wand of course 🙂

  4. Kim July 30, 2015 at 1:35 PM #

    Reblogged this on Renaissance Heart and commented:
    I absolutely love this! Thanks to for reblogging it first so I got chance to see it. I’ve started gathering items for my own box but always LOVE seeing what others have done as I only have a few things so far. Thanks and thanks MakeBPD StigmaFree!

  5. Andi July 30, 2015 at 7:54 PM #


  6. strangelings August 1, 2015 at 4:53 AM #

    thank you! i have a “crisis box” that’s somewhat similar- need to go through it and update it tho, maybe i’ll make a post about mine too.

  7. manyofus1980 August 3, 2015 at 11:09 PM #

    I have a box too, I call it a comfort box. Perhaps you could put a fave movie in there too? Or some quotes you like. My comment to you to put in there, you can do it! Stay strong, keep fighting the good fight! It doesnt last forever! XXXX

    • mm172001 August 4, 2015 at 9:50 AM #

      I like the movie idea. I already have a book that has quotes

  8. stuffthatneedssaying October 26, 2015 at 10:45 AM #

    My therapist calls this a “Self-Soothe First Aid Kit”. I should post about mine, and maybe add some more to it.

    • stuffthatneedssaying October 26, 2015 at 10:47 AM #

      I realized after I said this that I’d mentioned it in the post Never Too Old for Crayola. I didn’t share too much detail about the kit though, and no pictures.

      • mm172001 October 26, 2015 at 8:47 PM #

        I think that’s great. I keep mine in my room and I know what you mean about it not being portable. I don’t work but I can’t imagine taking it to school with me each day. That was nice of you for thinking of the colored pencils, I had a similar experience but with buying a patient some clothes.

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