Healthy Coping Skills
Unhealthy Coping Skills
Benefits
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Name a healthy coping skill that you use or want to start using.

- Reading

- Writing/Journaling

- Listening to music

- Talking to friends/family

- Taking a walk

- Deep breathing

- Meditation

100

Name one example of an unhealthy coping skill.

- Drinking alcohol

- Smoking

- Yelling at others

- Harming others or yourself

100

Which of the following is a benefit of using healthy coping skills?

a.) they reduce stress

b.) they allow us to create better relationships

c.) they allow us to have a healthy mind and body

d.) all of the above

d.) all of the above

100

True or False: 

Talking to others about problems in our lives is a healthy coping skill.

TRUE!

Talking to others allows us to share our emotions and problems so that we do not have to go through them alone.

100

This animal mascot is know for saying "Theyrrrrreee Great!"

Tony the Tiger, Frosted Flakes

200

Name two healthy coping skills that you use or want to use.

- Playing a game

- Talking to a therapist

- Watching t.v./movies

- Exercising

- Playing sports

- Arts and Crafts

200

Name two unhealthy coping skills.

- Gambling

- Eating too much

- Taking medications not prescribed to you

- Not eating enough

- Avoiding the problem

200

What are some benefits that you have experienced from using healthy coping skills?

- Feeling more relaxed

- Having a clear mind to help solve your problems

- Creating healthy relationships with others

- Being able to think about your response to a situation


200

True or False:

Every coping skill is healthy.

FALSE!

Some ways that we learn to cope are not healthy for us! (ex: smoking, drinking, gambling, etc.)

200

What is the name of a half Donkey and a Zebra baby?

It is called a Zonkey.

300

Healthy coping skills help us:

a.) Deal with stressors in our lives

b.) Work through our emotions and problems

c.) Process our thoughts and emotions

d.) All of the above

d.) All of the above

Using healthy coping skills allow us to take a minute and process what is happening with our emotions, stressors, thoughts, and problems.

300

How can unhealthy coping skills negatively affect our lives?

When we use an unhealthy coping skill we can hurt ourselves, hurt others, cause more problems that we have to deal with, etc.

300

Exercise is a great coping skill that is good for your mind, body, and ____ .

Soul

Exercise helps you stay healthy mentally, physically, and spiritually.

300

True or False:

Coping skills are used to avoid problems in our lives.

FALSE!

Coping skills help us work through our problems and emotions. You do not want to avoid these! Avoiding is considered an unhealthy coping skill.

300

Who was the first American president?

George Washington

400

What are some feelings that cause our heart to race? and what coping skills help calm them down?

fear, anger, shock, surprise


deep breaths, stretching, counting slowly. 

400

John has a lot of stress from work. When he gets home, he yells at his wife to get his frustration out. Is this a healthy coping skill?

No! 

Talking with someone is a great coping skill. However, yelling is unhealthy and it may cause issues in our relationships.

400

What coping skills can be used to reduce stress? Name three.

- meditation

- talking with someone

- breathing exercises

- exercise

- mindfulness

- yoga

400

True or False:

Coping skills help you focus on the important things in your life.

TRUE!

When we can cope with problems in our lives, it is easier to focus on everything else that is important to us!

400

Which NFL quarterback has won the most Super Bowl titles? 

Tom Brady

500

Name three Coping skills you can use at school

Take a walk, take a break, count to 10, Take deep breaths, take a drink of water. 

500

Suzie gets in to a fight with her mom. She decides to leave the situation and go for a walk. While on her walk, she sees someone she doesn't really like walking and starts teasing her.  Is this a healthy coping skill?

No! 

Going on a walk and leaving the situation is a great way to reduce stress and calm down. However, hurting someone else to make yourself feel better is not

500

What do coping skills help us with?

Coping skills help us work through and process our emotions so that we can reduce the effect that stressors have on our lives.

500

True or False:

Coping skills are not important to your well-being.

FALSE! 

Coping skills create a sense of calmness, confidence, and inner-peace. They are important for your overall health.

500

What color is Hippopotamus milk

pink

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