Message of the Day
Wellness Wednesday - November 25, 2020
Choose a "go-to" recharge stategy that works best for you for moments that overwhelm.
Maybe it's breathing, reciting positive affirmations or going for a run. Keep your go-to recharge stategies in your back pocket for those times you need them most.
Wellness Wednesday - November 11, 2020
Take a few minutes to go outside each day.
Even a short walk outdoors will help you recharge. Outdoor light is crucial for resetting our internal circadian clocks. Vitamin D from sun exposure is also necessary for our body.
Wellness Wednesday - November 4, 2020
Choose one calming habit to role model each day for your students.
Children often take their emotional cues from adults. Spend just a few minutes on an activity that brings you calm - it might be meditation, breathing, stretching, or something else - for your own benefit, and theirs.
Wellness Wednesday - October 28, 2020
Paying attention to the sensations that your body experiences in each zone (green, yellow, orange, or red) of the "feelings thermometer".
Simple reflection will help you become more aware of how your body reacts in each zone.
Wellness Wednesday - October 21, 2020
Write or draw about how you are feeling today.
It's okay to notice and accept our feelings (without judgment) and trust that they will pass. Talking, journaling, or expressing our feelings help us process them and builds resilience.
Wellness Wednesday - October 14, 2020
Take a short break at least once a day.
Step away from your computer, even for just a few minutes, and do something that energizes you. You'll return with renewed focus and purpose.
Wellness Wednesday - October 7, 2020
Turn a sit-down meeting into a virtual walking meeting.
The movement will get the creative juices flowing, and will allow you to sneak some light exercise into an already-busy day.
Wednesday - Daily Activity Introduction
There are eight Dimensions of Wellness: emotional, physical, social, occupational, spiritual, environmental, financial, and intellectual. Each dimension of wellness is interrelated and equally vital in the pursuit of optimum health. Understanding how to maintain and optimize each of the dimension can support an optimal level of overall wellness.
Community Building & Wellbeing Activities
• How will you practice emotional wellness?
• Pick a colleague whom you’ve built a rapport with to share your thoughts about when you are not at your best and talk about what you can do to
bring you back to a state of well-being. Return the favor.
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