Healthy Coping Skills
Unhealthy Coping Skills
Benefits
True or False
Self Care/Love
Reflection
100

Name 3 healthy coping skills.

- Read a Book, Writing/Drawing/Painting, Listening to Music, Spending Time with Friends/Family, Go for a Walk, Deep Breathing, Meditation

100

Name one example of an unhealthy coping skill.

- Avoiding Help

- Fighting

- Yelling at others

- Harming others or yourself

- Using substances 

- Isolating 

100

Which of the following is a benefit of using healthy coping skills? 

a.) they reduce stress b.) they allow us to create better relationships c.) they allow us to have a healthy mind and body d.) all of the above

d.) all of the above

100

True or False: Talking to others about problems in our lives is a healthy coping skill.

TRUE! Talking to others allows us to share our emotions and problems so that we do not have to go through them alone.

100

What are some ways to demonstrate self-love/care?

healthy eating,  good sleep schedule,  speak nicely to yourself,  surround yourself with positive people

100

What is something that made you smile today?

ANY
200

Healthy coping skills help us

a.) Deal with stressors in our lives b.) Work through our emotions and problems c.) Process our thoughts and emotions d.) All of the above

 

d.) All of the above

Using healthy coping skills allow us to take a minute and process what is happening with our emotions, stressors, thoughts, and problems.

200

 Which of the coping skills below are unhealthy.

Getting Fresh Air, Talking to a Trusted Friend/Adult, Destroying Property, Exercising, Playing Sports, Taking Feelings Out on Others, Yelling at someone you don't like

Destroying Property, Taking Feelings Out on Others, Yelling at someone you don't like

200

What are some benefits that you have experienced from using healthy coping skills

 Feeling more relaxed,  Having a clear mind to help solve your problems, Creating healthy relationships with others,  Being able to think about your response to a situation

200

True or False: Every coping skill is healthy

FALSE! Some ways that we learn to cope are not healthy for us! (ex: fighting, eating too much, running from problems, etc.)

200

why is self love important?

loving yourself leads to better self esteem, more relationship satisfaction, better coping skills

200

What is different today than a year ago that you are grateful for?

ANY

300

Name three things that you can journal about.

- Your Feelings (sad, happy, mad, motivated, etc.) Thoughts, Favorite Activities, Goals, Future Events, Journal Prompts, Daily Reflections

300

How do unhealthy coping skills affect us?

they can hurt us, can hurt others, can cause more problems, etc

300

Which of the following is NOT a benefit of using healthy coping skills? 

a.) allow us to create better relationships b.) they increase stress  c.)allow us to have a healthy mind and body d.) all the above 

B

Using healthy coping skills allows us to reduce stress!!!

300

True or False: Coping skills are used to avoid problems in our lives.

FALSE! Coping skills help us work through our problems and emotions. You do not want to avoid these! Avoiding is considered an unhealthy coping skill.

300

Is positive self talk a way to show yourself love?

Yes

300

Name 2 things you can do to prevent stress and anger from building up.

Practicing self-care, having a healthy support system, engage in coping skills, acknowledging and processing stressors, getting adequate sleep, eating nutritious foods, etc.

400

Describe mindfulness. Is it a coping skill?

Mindfulness is when you center yourself in the present moment. It can be done through meditation, relaxation exercises, or just simply slowing down and taking notice of things that are currently around you. 

Yes, it is a coping skill!

400

What is an unhealthy coping skill you could replace with a healthy coping skill?

Isolating, using substances, 

400

What coping skills can be used to reduce stress? Name three that you would LIKE to do, but haven't done... either ever or at all.

- meditation, talking with someone, breathing exercises, exercise, mindfulness, yoga

400

True or False: Coping skills help you focus on the important things in your life.

TRUE! When we can cope with problems in our lives, it is easier to focus on everything else that is important to us

400

What is an example of a positive affirmation?


I am beautiful, smart, worthy, loving, deserving 

400

Identify an emotion that is difficult for you to express.

ANY

500

What is a healthy coping skill to use when you're feeling lonely and isolated?

Journaling, Meditation, Yoga/Exercise, Music, Art

500

What are two emotions that often lead you to engage in unhealthy coping skills?

Anger, sadness, loneliness, irritation

500

When does a healthy coping skill become unhealthy?

When it is done excessively and in an unhealthy way.

500

True or False: Coping skills are not important to your well-being.

FALSE! Coping skills create a sense of calmness, confidence, and inner-peace. They are important for your overall health

500

Tell me 2 ways you practice self love/self care?

.....

500

Share a challenge that you are grateful for.

ANY


600

What is an example of a coping skill you can use when angry?

Exercise, Use "I" statements, Deep breathing, Call someone, journal 

600

What are warning signs that you are using unhealthy coping skills? 

Becoming avoidant, feeling sad/mad, no motivation, hopelessness

600

 Who can benefit from using coping skills? AND When should they be used? 

EVERYONE ALL THE TIME

600

True or False: There are instant "fixes" for stress.

Why or why not?

False Stress is the feeling of being overwhelmed or unable to cope with mental or emotional pressure. Coping skills, personal strengths, and other environmental supports are built over time.

600

true or false: In order to practice self care you need to spend lots of time and money?

FALSE

600

What is a coping skill you would reccomend to a friend or family member?

ANY

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