Healthy Coping Skills
Unhealthy Coping Skills
Benefits
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Jokes
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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

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Name one example of an unhealthy coping skill.

- Avoiding Help

- Fighting

- Yelling at others

- Harming others or yourself

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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

How do you make seven an even number?

Take out the "S" in the word seven.

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COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY

What are your CORE VALUES? These are your driving values; your motivation for getting up in the morning. They are transcendent values, in that they are always being worked toward. No "finish line", only betterment.


ABC model 

(antecedent, behavior, consequence)


IDENTIFYING PATTERNS and reflecting in a neural, less emotionally charged manner.

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consider this great quote..

joy is gathered... and happiness is cultivated.

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compare the following dynamics...

1.  shereese and her mother   





2.  shereese and you







3. Roneeka  and shereese

200

Which of the coping skills below are unhealthy.

- Getting Fresh Air

- Talking to a Trusted Friend/Adult

- Destroying Property

- Hair pulling and eating it

- Exercising

- Playing Sports

- Taking Feelings Out on Others

- Yelling at someone you don't like

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Name two unhealthy coping skills.

- indulging in preferred activity

- Sleeping too Much

- Eating too Much

- Avoiding the Problem

- Denial of the problem or MINIMIZING the issue

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.)

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Why are ghosts bad liars?

Because you can see right through them!

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BEHAVIORAL REVERSAL


(AKA habit reversal)

  • Building awareness of one's urges to pick or pull, etc.
  • Identifying situations, places, activities, and urges that typically precipitate the behavior
  • Tolerating urges
  • Reducing cues that lead to the body-focused repetitive behavior
  • Developing a competing response that the person can use instead of the behavior
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consider this phrase...

Who is someone that you love?  How do you treat that person?



As you know, that person is just another person in the crowd of humanity, just like you.  

Can you treat yourself with that same love and attention, as you do the friend you love? 


of course you can.

200

who are these people, and what do they mean to you?

dominique


demetrius

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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.

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How can unhealthy coping skills negatively affect our lives?

Unhealthy Coping Skill: Hurt Ourselves, Hurt Others, Creates Problems, Lost Friendships

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Exercise is a great coping skill that is good for your mind, body, and ____ .

Soul

Exercise helps you stay healthy mentally, physically, and spiritually.

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

How do you make fruit punch?

Give it a boxing lesson.

300

ACCEPTANCE 

I can't control the weather.

I can't control how other's feel about me- and even if I was perfect, not everyone is going to like me.


I can control what I think and feel about something or someone, and I can control my actions. I can choose to continue feeling sad- which will lead to misery. Or I can choose to throw the monkeywrench in the circuit and move towards things I like that make me feel better.

300

How is this sentence motivating? What does it ask you to do?

I can get ahead because I can think ahead.



300

what comes to mind when you read this:

basketball and football games


vacation to florida and georgia

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

John has a lot of stress from school. When he gets home, he gets easily agitated with his younger brother who asks him "what is wrong." He gets so anxious, in fact, from this incessant question that he yells at his brother to get his frustration out. 


Is this a healthy coping skill and why or why not?

No! 

Talking with someone is a great coping skill. However, yelling is unhealthy and it may cause issues in our relationships.

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 do you call two witches that live together?

Broommates!

400

NARRATIVE THERAPY

A great way to dissociate oneself, and find deeper meaning and change. 



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Which of these are good takeaways when it comes to your anxiety:

deep breathing (block breathing)

for social anxiety, keep your hands occupied- drink a glass of water.

for social anxiety, know where you are and the exits.

for social anxiety, go with someone that you can trust

for preparation anxiety, use creative visualization and imagine that you are going through the situation. say aloud the things that are bothering you.

recognize that it's ok to not talk all the time- especially at a party where other people are talking. some people like to talk about themselves. it's ok.

400

what of the following helps you to overcome the heartbreak:

walking away..


deep breathing


exercise

500

Name three things that you can journal about.

- Your Feelings (sad, happy, mad, motivated, etc.)

- Thoughts

- Favorite Activities 

- Goals 

- Future Events


500

Charlene gets in to a fight with her mom. She decides to leave the situation and go for a walk. Is this a healthy coping skill?

Yes! 

Going on a walk and leaving the situation is a great way to reduce stress and calm down. 

500

What do coping skills help us with?

Coping skills help us work through and process our emotions so that we can reduce the effect that stressors have on our lives.

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

What do you call a wizard from outer space that can fly?

A flying sorcerer!

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SUPPORTS

who are your natural supports (family, friends)


what are some organizational supports you can go to?

500

consider the following:

the mentionable becomes manageable

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what comes to mind when you see this...


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what is the doubting mind? how do we get rid of it?

600

why do we turn to the easiest way out? 

600

what is something that you do that is a benefit to your life?

600

Being let go of the company has led me to challenge my own thoughts and expectations...for the better.

600

daily double

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solutions focused therapy
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if you could change one thing about your past, it would be..

600

listening or hearing              what's best?

when she had different issues wrong with her

i didn't take them as serious as they really were.


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