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Coping Strategies

  • Identifying how you are feeling can be very helpful.  You can use a paper mood tracker to identify and express how you feel.  There are apps you can put on your phone such as mood meter app that can track your feelings. 


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    Writing in a journal or journaling can also help manage stress, practice mindfulness and express yourself.  You can start a gratitude journal by writing down three things you are grateful for. You can write a journal to check in about how you are feeling or about progress on a goal. You can also create a journal to doodle and color. Check out for writing prompts and ideas for journaling.