Coping Skills
Anger
Joy
Sadness
RANDOM
100

If I am feeling anxious, what can I do to calm down?

Go for a walk, talk to someone, do a mindfulness activity, etc. 

100

What are some things people say when they are angry?

"I hate you!" "I can't do anything right!" "I can't do this!" Some even use inappropriate language. 

100

What are other words for the emotion joy?

Happy, glad, pleased, content, excited. 

100

It's not okay to feel sad- TRUE or FALSE

FALSE- it is absolutely okay to feel sad. Sadness is another emotion that everyone feels. 

100

What is your favorite food to eat?

*honest answer*

200

Punching a window is a negative coping skill- TRUE or FALSE. 

TRUE- it is not safe to punch a window and will most likely not help you calm down. You will probably get hurt too! 

200

What are some things that could make someone angry?

Someone being mean to them, losing a game or not understanding something in school. 

200

What activities make you joyful? 

Playing a game, being with friends/family, watching my favorite movie, etc. 

200

What triggers sadness? 

Feeling left out, losing a game, feeling lonely, not understanding something, etc. 

200

What is your favorite type of dessert?

*honest answer*

300

A coping skill can only be done alone- TRUE or FALSE

FALSE- coping skills that can be done with others are: talking, playing a game, going for a walk, listening to a positive song. 

300

What is a positive way to deal with anger?

Going for a walk, exercising or talking to someone. 

300

What does joy make you want to do?

Smile, laugh, jump, dance, etc. 

300

What skills can help you with sadness?

Taking a break, talking to someone, listening to music or hanging out with a pet :) 

300
True or False: We only experience one emotion at a time.

False! We can feel many different emotions at the same time, even conflicting emotions (e.g., sad and happy at the same time).

400

Talking with an adult I trust if I am feeling sad is a positive coping skill- TRUE or FALSE. 

TRUE- talking about how you are feeling with someone is a GREAT way to work through your feelings. 

400

Is it okay to be angry?

YES! It is okay to feel and be angry. It is an emotion, and everyone has emotions and feelings!! 

400

How can you tell someone is feeling joyful just by looking at them? 

By their body language and facial expressions (e.g.,  smiling, laughing, relaxed or excited face and body)

400

How can you tell someone is sad without talking to them? 

Their facial expressions and body language (e.g., frowning, crying, putting head down on desk/table, isolating from others, sad voice) 

400

What are some of the rules of the counseling room?

Be honest, use an inside voice, wait your turn to talk, be respectful, participate in the activities/games

500

The same coping skills I use will work for you too - TRUE or FALSE

FALSE- everyone is different. Example: listening to music might help me calm down but someone else needs to go for a walk or play with play-doh. 

500

How can you tell someone is angry without even talking to them?

By their body language, facial expression or gestures (e.g., scrunched facial expression, eyebrows together, face or body turning red, hands in fists, breathing heavily)

500

What is one way you can help yourself feel more joyful?

Practice gratitude, do activities you enjoy, eat foods you like, spend time with friends and family, play, etc.

500

What are some other words for the emotion sadness? 

Upset, depressed, grief. 

500

What is impulse control?

Impulse control is knowing how to stop and think when you have an impulse (an urge or desire to do or say something).

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