Healthy and unhealthy coping skills
Benefits
True or false
Coping skill examples
Other
100

Name two healthy coping skills 

-journaling

-listening to music

-taking a walk 

-deep breathing 

-meditation 

-talking to someone ............

100

Name one benefit of using healthy coping skills

-feeling more relaxed 

-having a clear mind 

-creating healthy relationships 

-get to think about response to a situation 

100

True or False: 

There are instant "fixes" for stress

False

100

Is yelling into a pillow a coping skill? 

yes 

this is a healthy way to release anger and emotions 

100

what is a stressor? 

anything that causes someone stress 

200

name three unhealthy coping skills

-throwing things

-yelling at others

-harming yourself or others

-not eating enough or eating too much 

200

Using __________ coping skills gives our heart and mind a break. This helps give us short term relief and can help us get through a crisis.

deep breathing

200

True or False: 

All stress is out of your control

False 

200

Is higher self a negative coping skill category?

no 

higher self is a positive coping skill. One can pray, volunteer, join a cause, or help someone

200

What should you do if you feel yourself becoming triggered?

use a healthy coping skill

300

Meditation, talking to someone, breathing exercises, mindfulness, and yoga are healthy coping skills to help reduce ________________.

stress

300

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

a.) allow us to create better relationships

b.) they increase stress

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

d.) all the above 

e.) a and c 

f.) b and c

e.) a and c 

Using healthy coping skills allows is to reduce stress!!!

300

True or False: 

Taking time for yourself each day is essential to help cope with the pressures of life.  

True 

300

Can changing your body temperature can be used as a coping skill?

yes

Splashing cold water or using an ice cube is a great way to calm down or reduce stress

300

Tell us about a time you were triggered and used a healthy coping skill. Tell us what coping skill was used and the outcome. Be specific 

need to describe situation, coping skill and how it was used 

400

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 the above 

e.) just a and b

d.) all the above 

400

Why are coping skills important to our well being?

-create a sense of calmness, confidence, and inner peace

-help us reduce stress

400

True or False: 

My thoughts and feelings are not wrong, it is the way I respond to the thoughts and feelings that matters 

True 

400

Explain find the rainbow coping skill

Look around you and find each color of the rainbow in order red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple

400

Which of the following are under the grounding category of coping skills? 

a.)exercise

b.)singing 

c.)taking a nap 

d.)volunteering 

a.) exercise

500

how can unhealthy coping skills negatively affect our lives?  

-we can hurt others

-we can hurt ourselves

-cause more problems for us later on 

500

What do coping skills help us with? 

help us work through and process our emotions

500

True or False:

What helps one person cope with stress may not necessarily help me

True

500

name 5 things you can see right now, 4 things you can feel right now, 3 things you can hear right now, 2 things you can smell right now, and 1 good thing about yourself is a coping skill called ______________

5 4 3 2 1 Technique 

500

What are the five categories of coping skills

-grounding 

-higher self

-emotional release 

-distraction 

-you

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