BONUS Wellness Challenge

Kindness is the act of doing or saying something nice and positive to someone else, or even yourself! Some examples of kindness to share with your family include saying “awesome job” to your friend for their class presentation, helping your grandma water the grass or buying your sister their favorite ice cream. There is no right or wrong way, as there are endless ways to be kind and it can vary depending on your background or life experiences. Showing kindness means you have respect for others, and you care for them and their feelings.   When […]

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Wellness Challenge #22

Inspiration can take on many forms and feeling inspired is like feeling motivated and encouraged. Inspiration is the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something and you may get that feeling from someone or something. Inspiration makes us feel enthusiastic and want to achieve things. On those days when we may need a little boost, try to think about what inspires you! What makes you happy? Remember, everyone is inspiring in their own unique way.   Some tips to help you and your family feel inspired:   […]

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Reto de Bienestar #21

¿Alguna vez te detuviste para sentir el fresco olor de la brisa del mar o la comida casera de tu madre? Con horarios ocupados y listas largas de tareas pendientes, muchos de nosotros no nos damos cuenta de que no estamos “saboreando las cosas buenas de la vida.” Saborear es ser consciente de tus sentimientos y disfrutar plenamente de las experiencias positivas. Estar consciente y disfrutar tiene la capacidad de aumentar nuestra felicidad, tanto a […]

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Wellness Challenge #19

It is normal to feel stressed and anxious, especially during times of uncertainty. One way our body deals with stress and anxiety is with muscle tension. Muscle tension feels like an ache or pain in different parts of our bodies. Maybe in our neck, shoulders, lower back or feet. Wherever you feel this pain, there is a method that can help. Progressive muscle relaxation is when you tense a group of your muscles as you breathe in and then let go, relaxing them, as you […]

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Wellness Challenge #18

It’s important to incorporate physical activity into your schedules, even if it’s just for a few minutes a day. The good thing is there are so many ways you can get your heart pumping, and aerobic exercises is a good place to start. Aerobics means “with air.” Doing some aerobics gets your blood pumping faster, makes your heart beat faster and makes your lung take in more oxygen. There are many benefits to practicing aerobic exercises regularly, including:  Better heart and lung fitness  Lower levels of body fat  Stronger bones […]

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