How easily do you find you can identify triggers?

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Last Updated: 12/04/2015 at 7:05pm
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Anonymous
April 28th, 2015 1:25am
Its not easy to find triggers all the time, I still find it hard to finger out some of mine, I just work on them one at a time head on and use my Mindful tools
markj7511
May 11th, 2015 9:32pm
Triggers can be tricky and slip up on you, but, if you know what the negative behavior is associated with the trigger (like eating if someone hurts your feelings), you can work backward and figure out your triggers. Make a list. When you go for the comfort, write down what triggered you to need that comfort. Before long, you will have them readily identified--once you identify them, well, that's half the battle.
maggicantdraw
August 2nd, 2015 9:20pm
It depends on the person. For me, it would be a picture of blades, cuts, or blood. If you're trying to identify triggers, try looking at whatever you suspect could be a trigger. If you want to cut/harm, look away immediately. If not, then whatever it is most likely is not a trigger.
zaix
October 25th, 2015 11:09pm
Identifying triggers isn't always the easiest thing to do. Things that make you feel a certain way are normally triggers.
Emily619
October 27th, 2015 11:34pm
I can identify triggers in other people easily, but, sometimes, if the person hides their feelings, then maybe it will be difficult. As far as triggers in myself, quite easily.
beYOUtiful365
November 30th, 2015 11:41pm
A trigger is something that causes another thing to happen. With mental health, triggers usually cause anxiety or symptoms that relate to the mental illness one may suffer from,
DancingAlong
December 4th, 2015 7:05pm
Identifying triggers can be really difficult. I started by noting down every time I engaged in harmful behaviors, and what was happening right before them. Over time I noticed a pattern and was able to see my biggest triggers. Some of them were obvious, some were more subtle.