Healthy Coping Skills
Unhealthy Coping Skills
Benefits
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

Name one example of an unhealthy coping skill.

Avoiding Help

- Fighting

- Yelling at others

- Harming others or yourself

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

 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

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

How do unhealthy coping skills affect us?

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

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

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

ANY

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


500

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

ANY


500

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

ANY

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
What is an unhealthy coping skill you currently use?

ANY


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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