The Calm Brain
Mindfulness
Friendship
Self Esteem
Growth Mindset/Safety
100

Tell a way you can be calm.

Breath, talk to a friend, get water, ask for help, draw, exercise, music

100

What does mindfulness mean?

It is being present in the moment.

100

True or false: friends are important

True

100

True or false: I am important and matter.

True!!! We all matter and are important.

100

What is a grow mindset and how is it important.

Believing I can learn things I don't know yet.  It will help me take risks, make mistakes and become the best version of myself.  

200

What is an example of a special type of breathing

Cupcake, smell the flower, triangle, hand, figure 8.

200

True or false: mindfulness is good for my brain?

True

200

What do you look for in a friend? Name 3 things.

possible answer: fun, honest, helpful, caring.

200

True or false: self esteem is how others feel about me.

False: self esteem is how I feel about myself.

200

True or false: I should avoid making mistakes?

Both, true and false, try your best but remember mistakes are great, it is how we learn.

300

Name at least 2 of the 4 things our brain does when we are frightened. 

Fight, run away or take flight, freeze, fawn

300

True or false: mindfulness develops the thinking part or prefrontal cortex part of my brain.

True

300

What is one way to find a friend?

Say hello, ask them to play, talk to them about what they like. 

300

How can having good self esteem help me with friends, school and my career?  

I will make better decisions, believe in myself and take risks.

300

Name three ways to handle a bully. 

Tell an adult, walk away, stay with friends, tell them to stop, try humor, avoid them, stand up to the bully.  

400

What does the prefrontal cortex do? 

It is the thinking part of the brain.

400

Give an example of a game that develops mindfulness.

mannequin, freeze, self scan, crim.

400

True or false: real friends never disagree.

False, even the best of friends disagree sometimes.

400

Name three ways to improve self esteem.

Try my best, be my own best friend by talking nice to myself, Keep a list of things I have accomplished.

400

Name at least one trusted adult in school and one outside of school.

Teacher, Counselor, Administrator, Front office staff, Nurse, Resource officer, Cafeteria or Custodian worker.

Parent, Grandparent, Aunt, Uncle, Coach, Pastor.

Any adult I feel comfortable and safe talking to about things.  

500

True or False: You can talk yourself into being calm or upset

True, the brain is powerful.  

500

True or false: everyone can be mindful?

True

500

True or false: You can only have one really good friend at a time.  

False, you can different friends for different things.  Friendships change.

500

Can bullying hurt my self esteem? 

Yes, whether you do the bullying or are the victim it hurts self esteem.  Bullying others is a false sense of self esteem and listening to the unkind words of others makes us doubt ourselves and damages self esteem.

500

True or False: I have a right to feel safe and stand up for myself? 

True.  No one has a right to hurt you or make you feel unsafe.  Always talk to an adult if you need help.  

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