Welcome Back to the CLS Daily SEL lessons! Due to your incredible feedback, we’ve decided to keep posting daily lessons, Monday through Friday until June 12. It is our hope that these continue to be helpful in giving children the needed skills to improve mental health and social-emotional skills.
This week we are focusing on Friendship
Weekly Focus: Friendship
What is a friend?
What words describe a good friend?
Write a thank you note to a friend, and tell them why you care about them. Give an example, something they have done or said that you want to remind them of. Share your story of gratitude.
Watch the video
How do you feel after watching the video? List 3 emotions you are having.
Sometimes we jump to conclusions and go to feeling disappointed right away about others, even our friends. Think about Being Curious…Not Furious. Be less judging and more forgiving.
Think about a friend who has recently disappointed you. Give them grace.
Mental health is like physical health. We exercise and eat healthy to take care of our bodies. Our mental health starts with our emotions, so what can we do to make sure we’re keeping our minds and hearts healthy?
Did you know that one in five children will experience some sort of mental health challenge? This can be you or someone you know. The good news is that we can support each other by talking, listening, and reaching out for support.
Our children have not been immune to the mental health impact of COVID-19, as schools have remained closed and now some are opening under different circumstances. So what can we do to address this impact and mediate some of the potential challenges that s
Anxiety and depression cause pain for people all over the world. We often get stuck in these negative feelings by trying to avoid our emotions. But we can take action by allowing ourselves to feel our emotions, demonstrate them, reach out for support, and
Just like we have physical illnesses, we might experience mental illnesses as well. Some of us don’t like to talk about what’s going on inside and think others may judge us. Let’s break the stigma, get talking, and support each other!
Anxiety can be terrifying for young people, especially for those that don’t understand the feelings and emotions related to this experience. Increased awareness of feelings and symptoms related to anxiety can be powerful in tackling its impact. The more
We have become very good at recognizing what anxiety looks like, but what do we do when we realize what’s happening to us? Take some time to learn not just about the signs of anxiety but ways you can respond that are effective.
Feelings of fear, worry, and nervousness often plague us as adults. Fortunately, we often have the language and capability to manage these emotions, but what about our children and students? They may lack the understanding of these feelings and where they
Sometimes life is confusing and difficult things happen to us. Bouncing back from those challenges can be hard, but we learn from those challenges and we become stronger and more “resilient”. Watch and listen to the following videos and consider all t
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