Having feelings is normal, however, we can express them in a way that can negatively impact on ourselves and those around us. Learning to express our emotions in a healthy way helps build resilience and protects children from negative mental health outcomes as teenagers.
Each person answers all 3 questions during their turn before moving to the next person.
What works best?
All feelings are welcome (positive and negative) so avoid telling people how they should or shouldn’t feel.
It’s not helpful to interrupt or give advice when someone is sharing how they feel.
Follow up on any concerns after the conversation has finished. Try using our problem solving technique.