Feelings/Emotions
Mood Meter
Coping Skills
Thinking Traps
FEAR Plan
100

What does it look like when you are 'ready to learn'?

Voice level 0, eyes tracking the teacher, and distraction put away
100

True or False:  People can be in multiple mood meter quadrants at once?  For example, people can be sad AND angry.

TRUE!  We all can experience multiple emotions at once.

100

What coping skill focuses on slow, deep, mindful breathing?

Deep breathing strategy!

100

What Thinking Trap am I describing?

Only seeing the negative and overseeing the positive in a situation

Walking with Blinders

100

What does it mean to fear something?

Fear is an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat.

200

How can you continue to stay in the pleasant feelings quadrant (yellow/green)?

Don't let the little things get to you and use coping strategies when something or someone bothers you.

200

What emotional quadrant am I describing? 

Content, fulfilled, chill, and calm.

GREEN!  I am describing low energy, but pleasant feelings.

200

What coping skill utilizes good thinking about yourself in order to do well on something?

Positive self-talk!

200

What Thinking Trap am I describing?

If it happened once it is always going to happen that way.


The Repetition

200

What does the F in the FEAR plan stand for?

Feeling Frightened?

Ask yourself: Are you feeling anxious? What is happening in your body?

300

What can you do to shift from unpleasant feelings quadrants (red/blue)?

Coping strategies that work for you! Can you name a few?

300

What emotional quadrant am I describing?

Joyful, pleased, cheerful, and inspired.

Yellow!  I am describing high energy, pleasant feelings.  

300

When you ask a teacher to take a break outside of the classroom to focus on a safe place, what strategy are you implementing?

Quiet safe space

300

What Thinking Trap am I describing?

Always thinking the ‘worst ever’ is going to happen

The Catastrophizer (or the pessimist)

300

What does the E in the FEAR Plan stand for?

Expecting bad things to happen?

Ask yourself: What is my self-talk? What am I expecting to happen?

Gather evidence for the thought (be a detective!): Do I know for sure this is going to happen? What else might happen? What has happened before? Has this happened to anyone I know? How many times has it happened before?

Having collected all the evidence: How likely is it to happen? What is a coping thought I can have in this situation? What is the worst thing that could happen? What would be bad about that?

400

What does it mean to be a good friend?

Being there for someone, being a good listener, and doing what you say

400

What emotional quadrant am I describing?

Livid, fuming, worried, and concerned.

RED!  I am describing high energy, unpleasant feelings. 

400

When you take a thought or idea out of your head and forget about it, what strategy are you implementing?

Garbage can tool

400

What Thinking Trap am I describing?

Staying away from situations you think are scary without trying first

The Avoider

400

What does the A in the FEAR Plan stand for?

Attitudes and Actions that can help

Ask yourself: What can I think or do to make the situation better?  How can I shift my thinking and actions to bring about a positive outcome in this situation?

500

What physical signs does your body give you when you are becoming heightened (red/blue feelings)?

There are many signs our body gives us - feeling hot, sweaty hands, and stomachaches just to name a few! Can you tell me how your body reacts when you are feeling red or blue?

500

What emotional quadrant am I describing?

Hopeless, drained, tired, and sad.

BLUE!  I am describing low energy, unpleasant feelings.  

500

What strategy did we learn in counseling that requires you to tighten and squeeze your muscles for a few seconds, then release the muscle tension slowly?

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

500

What Thinking Trap am I describing?

Jumping to conclusions about a person, thing, or situation without the facts.

The Mind Reader

500

What does the R in the FEAR Plan stand for?

Results and Rewards

Ask yourself: Did I handle that situation well?  Did the response I receive match my expected outcome?  

If you are happy with how you handled a situation, then you would reward yourself with a job well done. For example, your parent may want to buy you something, or you can self-reward by allowing yourself to do something you enjoy, like riding your bike around the neighborhood.  

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