FREE I used these cards in a pocket chart and give each child a mini popsicle stick with their name on it. They take turns going up and putting their stick in front of the smiley face that corresponds to how they feel, using a complete sentence as they do so: "I feel happy because or "I feel sad because my favorite toy broke." etc.
Self-talk is what you tell yourself. These are your private thoughts. When you struggle with codependency, self-talk can be negative or about feeling guilty rather than taking care of yourself. This blog is about the positive traits that are inherent in codependent behaviors like people pleasing, difficulty setting boundaries, and over-giving. Click the image to read more.