Goals of Emotion Regulation
Understanding Emotions/What are they good for?
Reduce Emotional Vulnerability:ABC PLEASE
Skills
ER Skills in Action
100

True or False: Emotion Regulation Skills are intended to work EVERY TIME

False

100

What's one thing you've learned about emotions that you didn't know before?

Open share

100

Name a pleasant activity you can do tonight.

Open share

100

True or False: you ARE your emotions

False...tell us more :-)

100

What's a recent pleasant activity you and your parent engaged in.

Open share

200

True or False: Goal of emotion regulation is to never feel stressed again

False...say more. What is the goal?

200

You walk into the house after school and your parent has their arms crossed and a furrowed brow. What might they be feeling?

hmmm

200

True or False: Food can affect your mood

True...Tell us more :-)

200

True or False: When brain storming solutions, it is only important to consider ones that are logical.

False...tell us more?

200

What's your favorite Emotion Regulation Skill and why?  How does it help you?

open share

300

Name an emotion and where you feel it in your body

Open share

300

true or false: your facial expressions and body posture influence others?

True!  Tell us more...

300
Name the skill in which you rehearse a plan ahead of time so you are prepared when there is a "threat."

Cope Ahead

300

Describe how to use the wave skill when experiencing a challenging emotion.

open share

300

What was the most challenging skill for you from this module?  How come?

Open share.

400

Name one (or more) goals of Emotion Regulation

-understand the emotions you experience

-reduce emotional vulnerability and stop unwanted emotions

-decrease frequency of unwanted emotions

-decrease emotional suffering/stop emotions once they start

400

What is your action urge when you feel fear/anxiety?

Open share

400

True or False: When you build mastery, work on the hardest goal first!

False: choose and practice a goal that is difficult but *doable*!

400

Name one step of "Check the Facts" and how to apply it in a real world situation.

-interpreting accurately?

-What are other possible interpretations?

-probability of worst thing happening?

-are you thinking in extremes?

-could you imagine coping well if the worst were to happen?

400

Name a goal or value important to you. Describe how you can work towards it.

Open share

500

Explain the difference between primary and secondary emotions (Anger Iceberg)

On the surface-secondary (what we see, anger)

Below the surface: primary (typically more vulnerable emotions: rejection, sadness)

500

Name the 3 functions of emotions

-give us information

-communicate and influence others

-motivate/prepare us for action!


500

What does PLEASE (in ABC PLEASE) stand for?

-Treat physical illness

-balance eating

-avoid mood-altering drugs

-balance sleep

-get exercise/movement


500

Outline the steps of opposite action in your own words.

-identify emotion

-identify action urge

-ask: does it fit the facts?

-ask: do I want to change the emotion?!

-do opposite action *all the way*

-repeat until emotion goes down enough for you to notice


500

Why do you love your emotions?

Open Share

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