Healthy Coping Skills
Unhealthy Coping Skills
Benefits
Expectations
Self-Care
Riddles
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; Social media; Procrastinating

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

What are some expectations that teachers have for you? 

Pay attention in class, follow rules, be respectful, do not be disruptive

100

List two ways to care for yourself physically. 

healthy eating, good sleep schedule, good dental hygiene, exercise, drinking water, showering/bathing, getting in the sun

100

What does the person to your right use as a coping skill?

You get it correct if you did not look at the paper

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

Name one symptom of anxiety/stress? 

sweaty hands; negative thoughts; dry mouth; butterflies; dizziness; frequent urination; digestive issues

200

What is one benefit that a person can experience 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

Do you usually speak kindly to yourself?

?

200

Why is it important to love yourself?

loving yourself = better self esteem, better relationships with others, less anxiety and stress, better self esteem, better coping skills

200

What can you catch but not throw?

A cold!

300

What's a difficult situation that came up recently and what coping strategies did you use?

?

300

What is one way unhealthy coping skills affect us?

they can hurt us, can hurt others, can cause more problems, create bad habits

300

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

a.) better relationships 

b.) more stress 

 c.)healthy mind and body 

B

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

300

What expectations do you set for yourself?

??

300

Is positive self talk a way to show yourself love?

Yes

300

What is Mrs Pierce's favorite methods for dealing with stress?

Reading a book, art, visiting nature, time with family

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

True or False?

All stress is out of your control.

False; sometimes we create out own stressful situations 

400

Name 2 coping skills that can be used to reduce stress? 

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

400

How could you change this to a positive thought: "I am so dumb, I didn't get that answer right"

I know the correct answer now. I'm going to learn from this. I can do better next time. 

400

Tell me one positive affirmation (A positive thing you say to yourself, about yourself.) 

ANY


400

What's one method the person across from you listed as a method for coping with stress?

Don't cheat. No looking at their paper

500

What coping strategies can you use to help with difficult emotions?

positive self-talk; meditate, take deep breaths, talk to a friend/ family member

500

What is one emotion that often lead people to engage in unhealthy coping skills?

Anger; Sadness; Anxiety; Jealousy; Guilt 

500

When does a healthy coping skill become unhealthy?

When it is done excessively and in a unhealthy way.

When it negatively affects your life

500

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

FALSE! Coping skills are important for your overall health.

500

When is practicing self care important?

Every single day!

500

How well do you know the people on your team? Name one coping skill for each person on your team.

no looking on their paper for answers

600

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

ANY

600

What is an example of an unhealthy coping skill you've used? 

Avoiding issues; sleeping too much; staying up all night; over/under eating; yelling at others

600

True of False: Coping skills help us properly handle negative emotions, panic attacks, and other difficult situations.

True. When you effectively deal with a negative emotion or situation, you also move on and let go of the negative feelings that are associated with that experience.

600

True or False: It's easy to stop feeling stressed.

Why or why not?

False: Stress is the feeling of being overwhelmed or unable to cope with pressure. It takes time to build coping skills and find what helps relieve your stress. 

600

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

FALSE

600

Quick. Everyone turn their paper over. IN ORDER TO GET ANY POINTS FROM THIS ROW> NO CHEATING You need to name one coping skill for everyone in the room. Only one person can answer from your team.

One coping skill from each person

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