The Feelings Thermometer is a visual tool to post on the refrigerator that helps everyone — from kids to adults— measure how they are doing emotionally with tips on how to shift your mood from angry to calm. Research tells us that just identifying a calming activity can reduce anxiety.
Wisconsin First Lady Kathy Evers’ video message launched the Office of Children's Mental Health’s Feelings Thermometer to help families feel better during these stressful times.
First Lady Kathy Evers interviews Haila Wilson and her mom Caitlin about using the Office of Children's Mental Health's Feelings Thermometer.
The Feelings Thermometer continues to help families understand and regulate their emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic. First Lady Kathy Evers interviews the Cain family (Theresa, William, Ian, and Nora) on their use of the Feelings Thermometer.
Dr. Marcia Slattery, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics/Director, UW Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry – UW School of Medicine and Public Health, shares how the Feelings Thermometer can help regulate anxiety.
Learn more about the Feelings Thermometer and download it for posting on your refrigerator: https://children.wi.gov/Pages/FeelingsThermometer.aspx.