Healthy Coping Skills
Unhealthy Coping Skills
Benefits
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

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 gets wet while drying?

a towel

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

why is self love important?

loving yourself leads to better self esteem, more relationship satisfaction, better coping skills, lowers anxiety and stress, builds self esteem and resilience, motivations for change, motivation for healthier choices in life

200

What can you hold in your right hand, but never in your left?

your left hand

300

What are problem-focused coping strategies?

Identifying problem; finding solution; planning and preparing 

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.) allow us to create better relationships b.) they increase stress  c.)allow us to have a healthy mind and body d.) all the above 

B

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

300

Is positive self talk a way to show yourself love?

Yes

300

What can travel all over the world but never leave its corner?

A stamp

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

Tell me one positive affirmation

ANY


400

What belongs to you but everyone else uses it?

Your name

500

What are emotion-focused coping strategies? 

positive self-talk; coming up with backup plan; relaxation skills 


500

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

Anger; Sadness; Anxiety; Jealousy; Depression; 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

When is practicing self care important?

Every single day!!!!

500

How do you make seven even?

Take off the S

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; drug or alcohol use; impulsivity; over/under eating

600

 True of False: Coping skills increase resilience because they help people learn how to 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: In order to practice self care you need to spend lots of time and money?

FALSE

600

Jared's father has three sons: snap, crackle, and ____

Jared

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