Tools and Coping Skills

Motivation & Taking Initiative:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-moment-youth/201502/are-you-raising-couch-potato

 

Mindfulness & Relaxation:

 

What is MINDFULNESS?

Being focused in the present moment (not the past or the future), with full awareness without judgment.

 

What mindfulness is NOT:

NOT relaxation, although it may be an effect of certain mindfulness exercises.

NOT a religion, although Mindfulness draws on concepts found in Zen & Buddhism.

 

Mindfulness Cue Cards:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/sijn9b6xeil76ni/mindfulnesssenses.pdf

 

A cartoon to teach Mindfulness:

http://youtu.be/iBpEYa74w2Y

 

Progressive Muscle Relaxation:

http://youtu.be/1nZEdqcGVzo

 

http://youtu.be/HFwCKKa--18

 

Practicing how to breathe:

http://youtu.be/EYQsRBNYdPk

 

Integrating Social/Emotional Learning (SEL) into common core:

http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_integrate_social_emotional_learning_into_common_core#

 

http://sashbear.org/en/events/dbt-in-schools

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