Congratulations to all YCDSB Students who made healthy choices this year. Have a safe and active summer.Ophea Healthy Schools Certification York Region Public Health Healthy Schools
Positive mental health helps you to embrace each day with a renewed focus and the ability to deal with the challenges we face. Remember to actively take care of your mental health and to teach your child strategies to take care of their well-being.
“16 Strategies to Help you Thrive”, from the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Tips to reduce screen time:
- Embrace spring by heading outdoors to play
- Go for a family walk
- Start a new novel
- Begin a new hobby
- Keep track of your screen time and reduce your time on social media/gaming/programs
- Schedule family game nights (cards, board games)
- Exercise everyday
Resolve to move more in your day and your physical, emotional, and mental health will benefit. Your spirit is lifted, blood circulation improves, energy levels increase, your ability to focus on tasks and cope with challenges will improve, and your overall brain function will improve. ParticipACTION offers some fantastic suggestions to help keep those healthy New Year’s resolutions.