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
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Healthy eating habits contribute to academic success and well-being. Visit York Region Public Health to find what your school can do.
Canada’s new Food Guide
February is Heart Month. Be kind to yourself by taking care of your physical and mental well-being. Challenge yourself and your family to complete the daily fitness moves. Check off each day you can complete.
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.
Healthy eating and nutrition are connected with mental health and well-being and promote academic success. The York Catholic District School Board supports the Ministry of Education’s Food and Beverage Policy and promotes healthy school nutrition environments.