Myth Busters
Managing Emotions
Anger
Fill in the ____.
True or False
100

There is a right way to feel in every situation.

What is myth?
100

In through your nose,
out through your mouth.

What is breathing? 

100

Name a time
when you got angry.

When I  ...

100

I feel stressed when ____.

What is ...?

100

There are good and bad feelings.

What is false?  Feelings are not good or bad, right or wrong, they are neutral. You have a choice in how you express them, which can result in positive or negative consequences.

200

Painful emotions are not important and should be ignored.

What is myth?

200

Using words to describe your thoughts and feelings.

What is talking about your emotions with someone you trust?

200

Give an example of an
anger trigger and
a way to cope with it.

What is ...?

200

If we change the way we ____ about something, we can change the way we ____ about it, too.

What is think .... feel?
200

 You can have more than one feeling at a time. 

What is true?

300

Having strong feelings means I am out of control.

What is myth?

300

Writing down thoughts and feelings.

What is journaling?

300

Name one common myth about anger.

What is ...

1. Anger is a negative emotion.

2. Anger is the same thing as aggression.

3. Ignoring your anger makes it go away.

300

Anger helps me cope with ___.

What is ... hurt, injustice, threats to safety, etc.

300

Other people can make me feel a certain way.

What is false? Our feelings come from our thoughts, so others do not have the power to make us feel bad unless we allow them to. 

400

Other people know better than I do how I feel.

What is myth?

400

Physical activity that can naturally lift your mood.

What is exercise?

400

What is another word for anger?

What is ... mad, frustrated, irritated, irate ...
400

Today I am ___.

What is ...?

400

Crying is a normal reaction to strong feelings.

What is true?  Crying releases tension. Some 

scientists say it releases stress hormones, 

which is why we feel better after a good cry.

500

Some emotions are stupid.

What is myth?
500

Healthy, creative outlet for feelings.

What is art?

500
We all feel  ______ at times.

What is angry?

Anger is a normal, healthy emotion.

500

There is a connection between my thoughts, feelings, and ___.

What is behaviors?

500

Ignoring your feelings makes them go away. 

What is false?  Ignoring feelings only makes them grow more intense. Like a pressure valve, they will slowly seep out or explode in unintended and potentially harmful ways.

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