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Coping
100

What kinds of thoughts do you have when you are feeling stressed?

Examples: Nothing is going right,  I can't do this, this is too much, etc.

100

When you feel stressed, where do you feel it in your body?

Heart, chest, head, stomach, others?

100

How can you tell if somebody in your family is upset?

Answers vary.

100

What makes you feel loved and special?

Answers vary.

100

Take 3 deep breaths.

Good job!

200

What kinds of thoughts do you have when you feel excited?

Examples: I can't wait! This is going to be so much fun! Etc.

200

When you feel happy, where do you feel it in your body?

Heart, shoulders, face, others?

200

How do you act when you feel happy?

Answers vary.

200

Who do you feel safe talking to?

Answers vary

200

Look around the room and notice the different colors you can see. Name as many as you can.

Great!

300

How would you feel if you were thinking that something bad could happen at any moment?

Scared, fearful, nervous, etc.

300

How does it feel in your body when you feel scared?

Shoulders hunched; heart pounding; stomach ache; others?

300

How do you act when you feel angry?

Answers vary.

300

What are 3 things you are grateful for?

Bonus: How do you show your gratitude?

Answers vary.

300

Reach your arms over your head and take a big, slow stretch like you are just waking up.

Nice!

400

What kinds of thoughts do you have when you feel angry?

This is not what I want! I don't like this. This is so unfair. Etc.

400

How does it feel in your body when you feel angry?

Hot; heart pounding; breathing heavily; muscles tensed; others?

400

If someone is fidgeting, looking around the room, and taking short, fast breaths, they might feel______.

Nervous (scared, anxious, worried, etc.)

400

What is one thing you are proud of yourself for?

Answers vary.

400

Touch one object near you and describe it. What is the color? Texture? Temperature?

Awesome!

500

How would you feel if you were thinking that you are safe right now and that everything will be okay?

Calm, relaxed, peaceful, etc.

500

What is one difference in your body when you feel nervous and when you feel calm?

Examples: My shoulders are tight when I feel nervous and relaxed when I feel calm; my breathing is faster when I feel nervous and slower when I feel calm; others?

500

If someone is smiling, jumping up and down, and laughing, they might feel_____.

Happy, excited, joyful, etc.

500

Where is one place you feel safe? Describe any sights, smells, sounds, colors, or feelings you associate with this place.

Answers vary.

500

Come up with 3 positive messages you can say to yourself when you are having a hard time.

Great!

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