Emotional Support Activities Week 20 – Brain Stim, LLC

Emotional Support Activities Week 20

GIG of the Day


Greetings

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

Monday

Do you prefer red or white wine or none at all?

Tuesday

Finish the story: Once upon a time…

Wednesday

If you could live in any time period, which one would you choose?

Thursday

What does the “good ole’ days” remind you of?

Friday

Did you choose the profession your younger self thought you’d choose?

Saturday

What’s the best thing about being the age you are now?

Sunday

What was the worst time for fashion?


Inspiration

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

Monday

“Strive for progress, not for perfection.” – unknown

Tuesday

“Sometimes we can only find our true direction when we let the wind of change carry us.” – Mimi Novic

Wednesday

“You can never plan the future by the past.” – Edmund Burke

Thursday

“They can conquer who believe they can.” – Virgil

Friday

“Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.” – Alan Cohen

Saturday

“The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.” – Jean-Jaques Rousseau

Sunday

“There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


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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