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How can I distract myself?

If you are finding it difficult to process what you’re going through, you might prefer to shift your attention onto something else for a while.

This is where you can take a break and immerse yourself in a soothing or relaxing activity that you enjoy.

Practical activities


Sometimes it helps to immerse yourself in a creative or practical activity.

> Look at what others have suggested and remind yourself of what you enjoy doing.

Websites and apps

FilmWe asked other users of this tool and our supporters what the most distractingly fun bits of the internet were.

> Take a look at their suggestions.

Games and puzzles

ControllerGames are often about problem solving. It might help to focus on solving  something unrelated to what you are going through right now.

> Here are some suggestions from the community.