Emotions
Coping Skills
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100

What emotion(s) usually involve smiling?

What is happy, excited, joy
100

What is the difference between healthy and unhealthy coping skills?

Healthy coping skills typically have a positive effect on the body and unhealthy typically have a negative.

100

What is your favorite coping skill to use?

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100

Taking time for yourself is selfish

False - it is important to take care of yourself. You must first take care of yourself to be able to take care of others.

100

What is your favorite song and why?

Any answer acceptable

200

How can you control your reactions to your emotions?

Healthy coping skills 

200

Name 3 healthy coping skills 

Meditation, going for a walk, deeping breathing exercises, exercising, listening to music, etc.

200

Name a place where that makes you feel safe and calm

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200

You have control over how you are feeling.

False - you can't control how you feel but you can control how you react. 

200

Do you prefer movies or tv shows?

Any answer acceptable

300

What physical changes do you notice in your body when you are angry?

What is tensed muscles, red face, sweating, clenched jaw and/or fist, increased heart rate, racing thoughts Answers can be based on individual answering. 

300

Name 3 unhealthy coping skills 

Drinking alcohol, using drugs, aggression, bottling feelings up, self-harm, harming others, etc.

300

Name 3 positive qualities about yourself 

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300

The same coping skills work for everyone

False - coping skills look different for everyone. Just because something helps you doesn't mean it will work for your friend and vise versa.

300

If pets could talk, what would be the biggest topic of conversation for them? (Must be appropriate)

Any appropriate answers acceptable 

400

What are physical changes you notice in your body when you are surprised 

increased heart rate, flushed face, sweaty palms, tensed muscles. Answers can be based on individual answering.

400
When someone says something you don't like or that makes you mad, how can you react? 
Remove yourself from the situation, tell them how their comment made you feel, take deep breathes
400

Name 2 accomplishments you are proud of.

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400

When you are feeling overwhelmed it is okay to reach out to others for help.

True - when we are feeling like things are getting to be too much it is okay to reach out to our support systems, whatever and whoever that might be. 

400

What is your favorite memory from your childhood?

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500

What are physical changes you notice in your body when you are sad?

slouched body posture, lower tolerance to pain, fatigued, nausea, lump in your throat, "pit in your stomach", decreased heart rate. Answers can be based on individual answering.

500

When I am feeling sad or depressed, what are coping skills I use or want to start using?

Answers must reflect healthy coping skills

500

Positive self-talk is a healthy coping skill. Give an example of positive self talk.

I am good at ____, I do ____ well. I have ____, etc...

500

Professionals such as therapist, doctors or nurses can be considered a social support

True - though these people might not be the first person you think of when you think of social supports, they are considered supports you can utilize when you are feeling overwhelmed. 

500
When you are going through challenges in your life, who is one person you reach out to for support or help?

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