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Students Stay Healthy & Manage Stress

During this difficult time of quarantine, it is important to set a routine around your daily activities.   Make sure you are eating at least three meals a day, sleeping at least 8 hours and getting some physical activity at home.  This will help keep you positive and minimize any stress you may be feeling.  In addition, here is a list of coping strategies to help you pass the day in a healthy way.

Ways to Feel Better

  • Get to a quiet room and read a good book.
  • Listen to your favorite music.
  • Pray, meditate, or focus on a relaxing place.
  • Listen to or watch something funny.
  • Run in place for 5 minutes.
  • Call a friend.
  • Talk to a parent or other adult who understands and listens.
  • Write or draw in a journal.
  • Sing aloud or play an instrument.
  • Dance to your favorite music.
  • Be positive and tell yourself things will get better.
  • Talk about your feelings
  • Tell someone you love him or her.
  • Play with your pet.
  • Spread kindness and send a text to someone and tell them why you appreciate them.
  • Help your parents around the house by doing a chore without being asked.