HALT acronym
Fri Feb 04, 2022 · 104 words

As you improve your mindfulness of emotions and feelings, you’ll get a sense of what triggers your intense emotions.

Next time you feel triggered, use the HALT acronym.

The HALT acronym stands for hungry, angry, lonely and tired.

The HALT acronym is used for recovery in rehab programs for substance abuse.

It’s an easy-to-remember technique that invites you to pause and ask yourself about 4 common stressors that frequently lead to a relapse of the behaviors you’re trying to avoid.

  1. H - Hunger
  2. A - Anger
  3. L - Loneliness
  4. T - Tiredness

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See also

  1. Mindfulness of emotions and feelings

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