The 5 Things Teens Should Know About Negative Thinking: "They multiply. - They keep you from being your best self. - They stand in the way of your success. - They make you feel lousy. - They can be changed."
When Positive Polly is in our brains, we are able to use positive self-talk to help us calm down. When students are upset, anxious or stressed, we can remind them to put Positive Polly in their brains to help alleviate the negative self-talk.
Using a Jacob's Ladder to talk about positive and negative self-talk; social skills or to process interactions with others (mean and kind behaviors). Feel free to comment with your ideas of how to use a Jacob's Ladder in therapy session!
This Paper Fortune Teller, one of a new set of 3, helps children to learn about "All or Nothing Thinking," a style of thinking that leads to many upsetting emotions. Tags: cognitive behavioral therapy, children, game, counseling.