Name that skill
Give an example
True or False
Thinkers
Can you do this to Cope?
Emotions
100

Meditation and yoga is this type of coping skill (mindfulness, self-soothing, distraction, emotional awareness or opposite action?)

Mindfulness 

100

Distraction coping skill 

TV, movies, reading, drawing,, knitting, pain induction, ect.

100

True or false

Coping skills are used to avoid problems in our lives 

False

Coping skills help us work through problems in a healthy way 

100

How are coping skills helpful?

Builds confidence, manages emotions, helps us tackle challenges, etc. 

100

Play with a pet or have a 5 minute dance party?

Yes

100

Sadness 

What are 3 things that make you sad

200

Smelling a candle or taking a shower is this type of coping skill (mindfulness, self-soothing, distraction, emotional awareness or opposite action?)

Self-soothing 

200

Self-soothing coping skill

Smelling candles, taking a shower, putting on comfy clothing, listening to music, etc.

200

True or false

Coping skills help you focus on important things in your life

True 

When we cope with problems and ease or emotions it helps us think clearer and tackle them better 

200

What things can make using coping skills difficult? 

Having unhealthy coping skills (i.e., defense mechanisms), struggling with mental illness, not knowing what to try, etc. 

200

Drink some water or tell yourself a "cool thought?"

Yes


200

Anger

What coping technique is best (Distraction, Opposite Action, self soothing, or grounding etc)

300

Watching a movie or reading a book is this type of coping skill (mindfulness, self-soothing, distraction, emotional awareness or opposite action?)

Distraction 

300

Emotional awareness coping skill 

Journaling, talking to someone, etc. 

300

True or false

spongebob is a yellow sponge

true

he is absorbent and yellow and porous

300

What new coping skill are you going to try or would like to try? 

Answers Vary

300

Talk with a friend or take a deep breath?

Yes

300
Frustration

Name 3 ways to cope

400

Journaling and talking to someone about how you feel is this type of coping skill (mindfulness, self-soothing, distraction, emotional awareness or opposite action?)

Emotional awareness 

400

Relaxing Coping Skill

400

True or false 

Coping skills are something everyone is born knowing how to do 

False 

Coping skills are learned throughout our lives 

400

What makes a coping skill unhealthy? 

If it does more harm than good, such as I start to use them to enable my addictive or criminal behaviors by being dishonest about my behavior.

400

Do something nice or hug someone?

Yes

400

Anxiety

What are things that cause you anxiety?

500

Taking deep breaths and then walking away instead of fighting is this type of coping skill (mindfulness, self-soothing, distraction, emotional awareness or opposite action?)

Opposite action 

500

Opposite action coping skill 

Walking away instead of fighting, laughing instead crying, standing up straight when you feel nervous, etc.   

500

True or false

Coping skills are only used to help you relax

False 

Managing stress, anxiety, and depression is not always relaxing it sometimes takes hard work 

500

Is stress something that can be controlled? 

Yes but but it takes time and practice 
500

Are you in control of your own feelings?

Yes

500

Boredom

Give me 5 things to fight off boredom...that also boosts your mood

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