Wellness Tip #4

A simple, written expression of gratitude can improve the well-being of both a writer and the person receiving their letter. In a study published in Psychological Science, researchers found that writers often underestimated how the recipients would react to their letters. However, most recipients were pleasantly surprised to receive the letters—and the senders reported that writing a gratitude letter was a positive experience. Read more. Below are some tips to help you and your family […]

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Consejo de Bienestar #3

En el proximo mes, vamos a retar a familias a que tomen 5-15 minutos de su día para relajarse y compartir cómo se están cuidando y cómo están cuidando a otros a través del Reto de bienestar #FISWellnessChallenge. El Reto de bienestar se dará a cabo a partir del 27 de Abril hasta el 27 de Mayo. Todos los días publicaremos un aviso y le pediremos que publique el reto en Facebook o Instagram y […]

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Wellness Tip #3

Research shows that regular exercise can increase the size of the hippocampus, an area of the brain involved with learning and memory. Exercise also leads to: Improved motor skills (such as hand-eye coordination) Better thinking and Problem-solving Stronger attention skills and Improved learning Read more Below are some tips for going on a walk as a family. Step #1: Decide. If the weather is nice you may want to consider going outside If you prefer […]

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Reto de Bienestar #2

El agradecimiento es una emoción similar a la apreciación, es la práctica de expresar gracias en nuestras vidas, incluso en tiempos de desafío y cambio. El agradecimiento no sólo se siente bien, pero también hacer un hábito de la gratitud puede ser bueno para nosotros. Al igual que otras emociones positivas, sentirse agradecido regularmente puede tener un gran efecto en nuestras vidas. Investigaciones del cerebro muestran que las emociones positivas son buenas para nuestros cuerpos, […]

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Wellness Tip #2

Gratitude is an emotion similar to appreciation. It is the practice of expressing thanks in our lives, even in times of challenge and change. Gratitude doesn’t just feel good; making a habit of gratitude can also be good for us. Like other positive emotions, feeling grateful regularly can have a big effect on our lives. Brain research shows that positive emotions are good for our bodies, minds, and brains. Read more As a family, please take five minutes to express their gratitude. Below […]

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