Healthy Coping Skills
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Leisure
True or False
Self Care/Love
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

List your favorite safe activity you wish you could enjoy more. 


Example: Ice skating 

ANY safe activity 

100

What is leisure? 

An activity you enjoy that occupies your time. 


Example: Reading 

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

Tell me some ways to care for yourself

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

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

Favorite coping strategy- Write it down Please :) 

ANY safe coping strategy 

200

What are some benefits that you have experienced from using leisure activity's as a 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

Having a solid routine you follow daily that creates structure and predictability

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

300

Name three things that you can journal about.

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

300

Engage in Mindfulness as a group, what is mindfulness? 

The group as a whole will engage in the 5-4-3 grounding method or 4-7-8 breathing. 

300
How could you schedule leisure activities into your day? How might you feel after engaging in a fun safe activity. 

Create habits by time managing to allow for time to do the activities that you enjoy. 

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

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

Engage in movement! Decide as a group to do chair yoga or a quick HITT workout (2 minutes). 

As a group decide on the movement activity. 

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, puzzles, coloring, cooking, etc!

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

Tell me one positive affirmation

ANY

I am smart 

I am kind

I am calm 

etc!

500

Explain how you can incorporate healthy coping skills as a preventive into your routine. 

By making the coping skill a habit, and engaging in it daily. 

Example journaling before bed daily. 

500

Name one thing you learned about coping and leisure. 

ANYTHING they learned 

500

When does a healthy coping skill become unhealthy?

When it is done excessively and in a 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?

ANY
600

What are some of the coping skills you are currently using?

ANY

600

Is music a coping skill or leisure? 

BOTH if you find listening to music a fun activity. 

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

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

FALSE
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