Emotional Support Activities Week 9 – Brain Stim, LLC

Emotional Support Activities Week 9

GIG of the Day


Greetings

Use the Conversation Starter of the Day to ignite a positive discussion.

Monday

Would you rather be President or Vice President of the United States?

Tuesday

What’s your favorite big city have you visited?

Wednesday

Did you ever have to calm someone down, including yourself, on an airplane?

Thursday

Who would you choose as Person of the Year?

Friday

If you could fix one global problem, what would it be?

Saturday

What’s your favorite flavor or brand of coffee?

Sunday

Did you ever have a personalized license plate? If so, what did it have on it?


Inspiration

Discuss the Inspiration Moment of the Day to inspire feelings of positivity.

Monday

Fear too is faith – faith that it won’t work out. – Sister Mary Tricky

Tuesday

Trust your hopes. – Father Billings, S. J.

Wednesday

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. – unknown

Thursday

If there is no wind, row. – Latin Proverb

Friday

Let nothing dim the light that shines from within. – Maya Angelou

Saturday

There does in fact appear to be a plan. – Albert Einstein

Sunday

Fear will toss you, turn you, and fling you out of bed; but hope is a feather pillow. – Bonnie Louise Kuchler


Gratitude

Begin each day by reciting the Daily Statement of Thankfulness or offer your own out loud or silently. Next, follow the daily prompt.

Daily Statement of Thankfulness

I am thankful for all the good I have experienced over the course of my life and for the good I helped others experience.

I am thankful for the growth and strength my challenges afforded me and for the times I was able to help others through their challenges.

I am thankful to have loved others and to have been loved by others.

I am thankful for the lessons I learned and for those I helped to teach.

I am thankful for the efforts I made and the work I did and for the efforts that were made and for the work others did on my behalf.

I am thankful for the laughter I have enjoyed and for the times I was able to make others smile.

I am thankful I have had so many people, things, and experiences in my life to be grateful for.


Monday

Say out loud what you are grateful for at this moment.

Tuesday

Draw something you have been grateful for in your lifetime.

Wednesday

Visualize someone you are or were grateful for.

Thursday

Write down anything in the world that you are grateful for.

Friday

Think about something others were grateful to you for during your lifetime. For example: Did you teach someone to fish or bake their favorite cookie? Did you hold the door for strangers? Did you teach Sunday School or give a friend a ride to work?

Saturday

Think of someone you would like to thank if you could for something they did. Examples: the military for keeping us safe or your first-grade teacher or the cruise ship captain who kept you safe as you vacationed.

Sunday

Name one thing in each category that you are or have been thankful for:

  • Something in your environment (This could be your personal or the world environment)
  • An inexpensive object
  • A technology item or invention

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