Often, it can feel like time has stopped when we are in a high anxiety or much-dreaded situation. Having a countdown on your watch or phone that shows that hours, minutes, and seconds really are ticking by can be a helpful tool to ground yourself and get through it. If appropriate to the context, music can work the same way- an auditory cue to help you move forward through an experience.
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IMAGE DESCRIPTION: Yellow background with an orange and gold analog clock drawn in the center. The clock reads 7:12. Text around the clock reads: “Setting a countdown timer can help us get through tough situations. It’s a visual reminder that time is passing.”