What Makes a Great Friend?

 

Read below and see if you have the skills necessary to make and keep friendships

SOCIAL AWARENESS



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • I pay attention and understand body language

 

  • I know how to listen and respond to social cues appropriately

 

  • I know what to say in social situations

 

  • I know if someone is being my friend or being phony

 

  • I know how to fight fair with peers

 

  • I know the qualities that make a good friend and try them

 

  • I know how to be a good sport

  • I can understand how others are feeling and ask questions when I may be confused

 

  • I know how to make others feel welcome and comfortable 

 

 

SELF AWARENESS​



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • I know what makes me special and unique from other people

 

  • If someone upsets me I know how to calm myself down

 

  • I know when it is appropriate to seek out others for help

 

  • ​I know how to include myself

 

  • I use good body language, voice tone, & maintain personal space

 

  • I know how to share my feelings and assert my needs

 

  • I admit my mistakes and fogive others for theirs

 

  • I know what makes me feel good and I seek out fun

 

  • I can stand up for myself 

 

  •  I am a flexible thinker, tolerate change, and accept differences

 

POSITIVE THINKING



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  •  I think I am a good person to

        be around  

 

  • I take time to get to know others

 

  • I can identify things in my own life that are great

 

  • I am proud of many things I have done & am capable of 

 

  • I have things in my life that inspire me

 

  • When I have trouble doing something I keep trying my best

 

  • I use words of encouragement for myself and others

 

  • I know how to nurture my friendships

 

  • I would be my own best friend

  • I am patient with myself

Robyn Coughlin, LCSW   619-997-5310                                                                                                                                                8885 Rio San Diego Drive. STE: 365 San Diego, CA 92108