Healthy for Good 

Take a deep breath

We’re in the midst of an unprecedented year. Our communities have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. And with a rapidly evolving environment and uncertainty, stress is likely to strike. But there are some simple ways you can deal with that stress, even at home. And decreasing stress can improve your health. Plus, you’ll feel better.  

Healthy for Good is locally sponsored by: 

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Back-to-School Stress Busters

 

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Stopping the Stress of Working from Home
Juggling work and family can create anxious days. These work-life strategies can help bring life into balance. 

Fight Stress with These Healthy HabitsSlow down, laugh, give back. Fight stress with 10 tips from Healthy for Good. 

Me Time: Fitness and Meditation Streaming Series(link opens in new window)Take a break and recharge with guided mindful meditation, yoga, strength and cardio workouts. 

Helpful Videos

 

No Time to Cook? Try these Easy Recipes

 

Print the recipes: Turkey and Bean TostadasOat Avocado Berry Breakfast Bars

 

Printable Resources

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Infographic: Tips to Lower Stress
Infographic: Fight Stress with Healthy Habits

 

Staff Resources

The American Heart Association, with the support of Regence BlueShield, has developed resources to encourage everyone to incorporate self-care into their daily routines. Below please find a sample newsletter to distribute to school staff, a draft of a staff e-mail along with a social media post to share. Download a resource and implement today.

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Toolkit #2: Recharge this summer (Summer 2020)

 

 

 

Award A Stress Champion

Does someone at your school lead the way in helping staff address and reduce stress?  Share your thanks by presenting them with an award.

Download the award template

 

Share Your Stress Reduction Tips

Got a great tip? Share it and tag @AHApugetsound on your Facebook(link opens in new window), Instagram(link opens in new window) or Twitter (link opens in new window)post.