Biting something like ginger, lemon or an onion can give you a really intense feeling. If you’re feeling numb or disconnected, and you’re using self-harm to try and ‘wake up’ or give you some sort of feeling, this is one to try!

You could also try something spicy, like hot sauce! If you’re after some deliciously hot sauce, check out Double D’s Hot Sauce.


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It’s important to find what works for you. If this doesn’t help, don’t worry. There are plenty of other ways to cope. See other ideas of things to try.
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  1. I like to bite a chilli – not a crazy hot one and not too often. Its even better when someone from work (someone I wouldn’t feel able to talk to) asks me what I’m up to and then the challenging begins! It has never fixed how I feel, but for a brief moment I am thinking about how hot the chilli is and not everything else.

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