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Anxiety
Coping Skills
100

What dog breed has the best sense of smell?

Bloodhounds

100

What color is typically associated with feeling calm?

Blues

100

What kind of air holds warmth better? Moist or Dry?

Moist

100

What is the purpose of anxiety?

To tell us something is wrong, to protect us from danger.

100

What are grounding skills?

Things you can do in the moment to help you stay in the moment.

200

Who is faster, a Cheetah or a Greyhound?

Greyhound

200

Does "fake it til you make it" work?

Yes! Studies have shown that if you force a smile for at least 30 seconds you will feel happier.

200

What treat helps people who are lactose intolerant digest milk better?

Chocolate

200

Is anxiety genetic?

Yes and no. Studies have shown that people can have a genetic predisposition to anxiety, but you don't have to have the genetic link, many people with anxiety do not have the genetic marker for it.

200

How do breathing techniques help calm a person in distress?

It increases oxygen to your nervous system and slows the heart rate.

300

Why do dogs curl up when they sleep?

To protect their internal organs.

300

Are negative emotions and experiences good for you or bad for you?

They're good for you! They tell you something is wrong that needs to be addressed. Ignoring them can lead to long term health issues.

300

What bird can swim but not fly?

Penguins

300

What are common physical symptoms of anxiety?

Dizziness, heart beating fast / palpitations, nausea, stomach aches, shortness of breath, hot flashes, sweaty palms, and more!

300

Is writing your feelings a good coping skill?

Yes, writing your feelings in a journal can help both process them and give you the opportunity to get them out of your mind.

400

What color families can dogs see?

Black and white, blues and yellows. Dogs are essentially colorblind. They cannot see the difference between red and green.

400

How does physical exercise help with emotions?

Chemicals released during a workout are "happy" chemicals called endorphins.

400

What were the pillows that ancient Egyptians used made of?

Stone (sounds uncomfortable!)

400

What is one way to manage anxiety when you feel it?

Breathing techniques, grounding techniques, taking a break, taking a walk, doing some self soothing activities.

400

How are boundaries a coping skill?

They allow you and empower you to set expectations in relationships with others.

500

Why are dog noses wet?

To help them smell better - wet noses attract scent molecules better.

500

What's the difference between mood and emotion?

Moods last longer, emotions are specific to a person, place, experience, or thing while moods are more general.

500

What is a flock of crows called? 

A murder!

500

Which of the five senses is most affected by anxiety?

Smell. People who are feeling anxious have a greater tendency to label neutral smells as bad smells. 

500

What are some examples of unhealthy coping skills?

Yelling at people, hitting things or people, hurting yourself, unhealthy relationships with food, withdrawing from the world.

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