Whatever you are feeling, it's OK.
There are no "good" or "bad" feelings.
Hello :-) My name is Sadness. People also call me Sad or Down...
You could have lost or be about to lose something that is important to you...
I'm here to tell you that it's time to reflect and heal.
Some of my cousins are Miserable, Lonely, Hopeless, Bored, Disappointed, Disconnected...
You might want to be alone, cry, sleep, give up or look for comfort..
"I am feeling ____________ and it's OK. There is a reason for this feeling and I will find out what it is now..."
To unlock the Emotion Superpower, we need to welcome all feelings...
Take out a notebook or piece of paper and answer these questions...
NOW IT'S TIME TO INVESTIGATE
What am I Sad about?
What have I lost?
What might I be losing?
What am I thinking?
Is what I am Sad about real or imagined?__________________________________
What proof is there that this is real?
How else can I see this situation?
Find 3 other ways to you could look at this situation....
UNLOCK THE POWER OF SADNESS
SADNESS GIVES YOU THE POWER OF
TIME AND SPACE
A moment to think and process what is going on
Some distance from what is happening
Powers must be used with care...
How will you use these powers?
How will you act?
HOW WILL YOU CHOOSE TO USE
THE POWERS OF SADNESS?
Think of at least 5 different ways you could act in this situation....
What will happen if you act in each of these ways? Who will it effect?
What is really important to you here?
Be patient and kind with yourself.
How you can you adapt to this new situation?
What does this tell you about what is really important to you?
Deep inside you, you know what is the best way to act.