Parents and teachers are seeing great success using Jameon's Closet to talk to children about their feelings. In order to facilitate continued discussion and practical application of the story's lesson, readers can download the free worksheets below. These activities can help children explore their individual feelings and identify safe people to go to for support.
Useful External Resources
Calm - Practicing mindfulness can be a really great way to alleviate the effects of feeling overwhelmed and anxious. Calm is a free app with mindfulness exercises, including one really powerful five-minute exercise called "Seven Days of Gratitude."
TED Talk - Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day, simply by being mindful and experiencing the present moment.
Bustle Article - I highly recommend this article by Phoebe Waller, "7 Tips To Practice Mindfulness & Reasons Why You Should."
Hey Sigmund Article - Anxiety is unpredictable, confusing and intrusive. Not just for the people who have it but also for the people who love them. Read this article by Karen Young, "When Someone You Love Has Anxiety," to learn how to support those in your life with anxiety.
Visual Breathing Exercise - This simple and straightforward visual exercise will help you with deep breathing and managing anxiety.
Tiny Buddha Article - For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness. Read this article by Jared Akers to learn "4 Powerful Tips to Reduce Resentment and Feel Happier."