Make your own “Feel Good File”

              The “Feel Good File” is a simple and effective activity that encourages combating negative thinking patterns and boosts self-esteem by providing a physical place for yourself and/or your child to store positive, loving words of encouragement and affirmation. The purpose of creating a feel good file is to practice challenging the negative thoughts thatContinue reading “Make your own “Feel Good File””

Candy-go-Round!

“Candy-go-round” is a fun, interactive “getting to know you” game perfect for breaking the ice. Each person in the group will receive a packet of Skittles. Other items can be used as a substitution to candy such as colored beads. Instruct each person to open their packet and sort their candy by color-advise them toContinue reading “Candy-go-Round!”

I-Spy Jars

I-Spy Jars are a fun and affordable way to create a “grounding” technique tool for any and all ages. Whether you or someone you know is dealing with emotional dysregulation, or you just need a “brain break”, an I-Spy jar can help bring you back to the present moment or help you practice staying inContinue reading “I-Spy Jars”