We so often tend to connect grey with something negative. Grey clouds - gloomy weather, grey colour - flatness, monotony, grey can be a low mood, grey can be boresome, tedious, dull, uninteresting, tiresome, repetition ... I'll stop here! I say NO! I have
I like this traffic light behaviour management chart because it helps students with self-regulation. When children are misbehaving or make a bad choice, they will move their peg down a level. They will also have the chance to move up a level if their behaviour improves during the day. At the end of the day, they could colour in a face in their agenda to go home, which also communicates with parents the kind of day that their child had at school.
Even when survivors distance themselves from a toxic person, we often still hear their voice in our heads, drowning out our own inner-voice and reaffirming the doubt that was planted a long time ago. In effect, we have a bully in our head.