Emotional Support Activities Week 16 – Brain Stim, LLC

Emotional Support Activities Week 16

GIG of the Day


Greetings

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

Monday

Do you have a favorite wine?

Tuesday

What was you family’s Sunday routine growing up?

Wednesday

Did you have a bucket list?

Thursday

When you’re upset, do you get quiet or rowdy?

Friday

Is there a pet peeve that used to bother you that doesn’t bother you now?

Saturday

What’s one healthy habit you had that you’d share with young people today?

Sunday

Have you ever made jewelry by hand?


Inspiration

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

Monday

Failure is not falling down but instead, it is refusing to get back up. – Chinese Proverb

Tuesday

Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories. – unknown

Wednesday

A smile costs you nothing but is worth a fortune. – unknown

Thursday

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Friday

One of the best feelings in the world is knowing someone else is happy because of you. – unknown

Saturday

Life is drawing without an eraser. – unknown

Sunday

I’ve reached the age where “happy hour” and a nap are at the same time! – unknown


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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