Wellness means more than just the absence of illness. Focusing on wellness and practicing self care helps us put our emphasis on prevention and health. Self Care means: Eating a healthy diet Exercising our wonderful bodies Being aware of the stress in your life Practicing stress reduction methods on a regular basis Finding or creating
Children’s S.E.L.F. Care Remember this acronym to help your child’s stress: S=Serenity Breath. Teach your child to take several slow deep breaths when they are stressed or fearful. Positive Words. When your child is stressed have them repeat a short positive statement such as, “I am strong, I am safe, or I am loved.” Music.
Stress is a natural part of a child’s life. Children are very vulnerable to the stress in their lives. Children usually do not know that stress can make them sick, nervous, depressed, angry or withdrawn. Parents need to begin talking to their children at an early age and teach them how to develop awareness of
Disaster Stress: What to do? Create a plan. For your self, your family and your office or company as soon as you can after the disaster. Even if your future is uncertain, plan to walk, read, sleep or pray on a schedule and you will have a sense of control over your life. One person can change everything.