October 3, 2022: Mindful Mondays is a new weekly video series led by IUSD administrators, teachers and staff to help students cultivate the attitudes, skills and knowledge to become resilient and resourceful learners. This week’s Mindful Monday is focused on maintaining balance. Jeffrey Trail Middle School Counselors Julianne Jong and Michelle Trapp, along with JTMS students, share tips for managing busy school schedules. In addition to asking for help from teachers, counselors, school mental health staff or other trusted adults, students should also practice healthy sleep, exercise, and nutrition habits, while taking advantage of mindfulness apps and don’t forget to have fun with friends and family.
- CHOC’s 7 Stress Relief Techniques for Kids
- Help Children and Teens Manage Their Stress
- UCI Health
- healthychildren.org for healthy sleep habits
- The Calm App
- The Smiling Mind App
In addition to the Mindful Mondays webpage at iusd.org/MindfulMondays, weekly videos can be viewed on IUSD's Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube sites.