Coping Skills

INTERACTIVE COPING SKILLS

Talk to a Friend

Laugh with Anyone

Spend Time with Family – Play a Game; Watch a Show; Shop

Play with your Pet

Play Group Sports

Do Volunteer Work for Others

Encourage Someone Else Who’s Struggling

Compliment Someone New

PERSONAL COPING SKILLS

Listen to Music; Play an Instrument; Sing; Dance

Take a Walk

Read a Book You Enjoy (not just homework)

Quiet Time for Yourself

Organizing Your Room – Try It!

Schedule Your Time & Activities

Take a Hot Shower

Journal Your Thoughts

Draw or Paint

Take Photos

Make a List of Everything Positive in Your Life – Including Your Personal Strengths

Make a Goal List of What You Want to Accomplish

Reward Yourself with Each Goal Accomplished

Punch a Pillow

Yell in the Shower

Deep Breathing

Prayer

POSITIVE EVERYDAY PRACTICES FOR COPING

Get Enough Sleep

Eat Healthy Foods

Regularly Exercise

Be Confident in Yourself!

Christine Frey