Healthy for Good 

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During times of uncertainly, stress and anxiety are likely to strike. Healthy for Good offers simple ways to help you build resilience and ways to counteract stress, at work and at home. And decreasing stress can improve your health. Plus, you’ll feel better.

Sleep habits can have a lasting effect on health. Tweaking a few tech habits can help with sleep.

Healthy for Good is locally sponsored by:

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Sleep & Stress Reduction

Take the 4-Week Sleep Challenge. More than 1 in 3 adults don’t get the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep each night. Try these snooze-worthy tips and tricks for four weeks.

How to Sleep Better. Clean up your sleep hygiene with a few tweaks to your tech habits.

Tips to Lower Stress. Try these tips to get out of stress fast.

Try Chair Yoga. Too much time on the computer? Take a 5-minute break and try these stretches.

Me Time: Fitness and Meditation Streaming Series. Take a break and recharge with guided mindful meditation, yoga, strength and cardio workouts.

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Healthy Recipes to Try

Turkey ChiliApple Nachos

Resources for School Staff

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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.

Toolkit #5: Sleep & Stress Reduction (Spring 2021)

Share Your Tips for Beating Stress

We’re collecting teacher tips on how to maintain balance and reduce stress. Please share your top tips so we can post them here and you could win a $25 Amazon gift card.  Rules

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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.

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