Thursday, May 11

"Feelings can't be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem."
— Anne Frank, diarist

emotions chart


Regulating Emotions

Today’s Excerpt:

When someone else is experiencing big emotions, what do you do?

To start the conversation about experiencing big emotions, watch “Inside Out – Riley argues with her parents” (3-min video).

Note: In this scene from Pixar’s Inside Out, 11-year-old Riley has just moved to a new home and experienced an embarrassing moment at school earlier in the day. Her access to joy is gone.


  • How many feelings can you identify characters experiencing in the scene? You can use the Uplift emotions chart below if you’d like.
  • How do you think each character could have helped in this situation?
emotions chart