Emotional Toolkit

  • Go into my room
  • Play video games (Fortnite, 2K)
  • Take deep, calm breaths
  • Find a quiet place and sit down
  • Watch YouTube, Netflix, or TV
  • Go outside and get fresh air
  • Play sports
  • Take a nap
  • Read a book
  • Listen to music
  • Journal your thoughts
  • Draw or paint
  • Dance to express how you feel
  • Stretch
  • Call/talk to a friend – find your support system
  • Step back and observe what is going on, gain control, be the bigger person, and walk away
  • Meditate
  • Take a shower or a bath
  • Pray
  • Repeat positive words (affirmations)
  • Yell outside to let the emotions out (not at someone)
  • Spending time with family 
  • Punch a punching bag, pillow, etc. (not people!)
  • Listen to music depending on your mood, different genres
  • Look at pictures
  • Visualize the positive images and possibilities
  • Water plants
  • Sing or write lyrics for a song
  • Exercise or workout
  • Go for a walk or run
  • Put your phone down, and focus on a certain task
  • Eat
  • Yoga