Published on 12, July, 2020
Looking for any new coping strategies!
Avoidance. It’s literally the only thing that works for me. Tabaco is the worst smell adversions I have so with more and more places banning it my life’s been getting easier.
What are your main triggers?
if you can avoid it that would be good but if you can't you need to try and find the opposite of what ever it is that is overloading you.
So for me for example, my main 'thing' is that I have very…
Avoidance is the only thing that works for me as well. I try to get away from whatever is causing the smell, and avoid situations where there will be strong smells. When I am forced into one, I will hold my breath and move away, and also breathe very lightly in and then forcefully out through my nose to "get rid" of the smell.
Smell is a really difficult one, because unlike sight you can't close your eyes and unlike sound, you can't cover your ears or listen to music. Smells pervade and travel very long distances so it's difficult to get away from them.