Refinery29: Mindfulness and Self Harm

Rebecca spoke with Refinery29 about this thought provoking and controversial Lonely Lingerie campaign featuring a model with self harm scars. What does mindfulness have to do with it? When someone inflicts self harm, they’re in an activated brain state, known as fight or flight. It can be a scary place filled with panicky feelings. Often when they create the wound, it helps the discomfort subside. Mindfulness works on fight or flight as well. It’s a tool that can be used as a substitute to self harm behaviors (a process which is BY NO MEANS straightforward or easy). Read More

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