Positive Thinking skills

Wellbeing can be defined as being comfortable, healthy and happy in yourself. Since you spend most of your time at school, “school life” will have a huge impact on your wellbeing. Some of the elements of “school life” includes: -Your feelings about school - Your interactions with your teachers - Your interactions with your friends -Your interactions with other school staff - Your interactions with your lessons - Your interactions with your exams - Educational environments -Your learning processes The troubles, stress and problems you experience in your school life can also affects your wellbeing. We have prepared some questions to find out what you do to cope with the stress you experience in your school life. Think about your school life; your teachers, your classmates, school staff, your lessons, exams, the school environments and your learning styles. What do you do when you get stressed in your school life? Read the statements below and choose the relevant answers. (1) Strongly Disagree (2) Disagree (3) Agree (4) Strongly Agree

Questions 1 2 3 4
I am good at starting to develop and implement good solutions for my problem.
When I think the problem is my fault, I can't do anything to try to solve it.
I look for activities to help me rid my thoughts from my mind.
I feel bad and there is nothing I can do.
I constantly remind myself to stay calm, it helps me think clearly.
I start counting to 10 and try to calm down.
I try to stay calm and think clearly.
I try to calm myself by taking a deep breath.
I just try to think positively.
I start to worry about all the bad things that could happen.
I play with my computer or mobile phone to forget the problem.
I try to think about the first thing I can do when faced with a challenge.
I set goals for solving the problem.
I start looking for the relevant information to help me understand the problem.
I pretend the problem never happened.
I always try to think about what the best thing would be to do first.
I try to get information about the issue and search for the best solution.
I try not to think about the problem.
I try to understand the problem from different perspectives.
I try to make a plan for how to cope with the problem.
I think about how a problem makes me feel and I prefer to share it with someone.
I contact the School Counsellor to help me figure out what I can do.
I'm afraid to say how I feel.
I tend to act like the problem isn't a big deal.
I don't let anyone know that this issue bothers me.
I start to develop and implement a solution that will help me.
I outline a few strategies for solving an issue and implement what I think is the best strategy.
As soon as I am faced with a problem I start to find implement the best solution.