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Resources to help you stay healthy and happy from your Fulton Schools family!

ASU pitchfork hand with the words Keep Calm and Engineer On

Fulton Schools health and wellness

Resources to help you stay healthy and happy this semester from your Fulton Schools family!

ASU pitchfork hand with the words Keep Calm and Engineer On

Uncertainty can have negative effects on your physical and emotional well-being. Not eating well or getting enough rest leads to exhaustion and burnout. Here are some ideas for self-care. Please pick the ones best suited to you and your current situation.

  • Get good rest and stick to a sleep schedule.
  • Reach out for support by talking to a friend or family member.
  • Take a walk outside or perform any exercise to get your heart rate up.
  • Sit in the sun.
  • Listen to your favorite music.
  • Take a relaxing bath or shower.
  • Get good rest and stick to a sleep schedule.
  • Reach out for support by talking to a friend or family member.
  • Take a walk outside or perform any exercise to get your heart rate up.
  • Sit in the sun.
  • Listen to your favorite music.
  • Take a relaxing bath or shower.
  • Take up a new hobby, or learn a new skill using online tutorials.
  • Put on a fresh outfit every day.
  • Meditate.
  • Read a book.
  • Acknowledge how you feel and write about it in a journal or seek online counseling or therapy.
  • Take up a new hobby, or learn a new skill using online tutorials.
  • Put on a fresh outfit every day.
  • Meditate.
  • Read a book.
  • Acknowledge how you feel and write about it in a journal or seek online counseling or therapy.

Five tips that can make a difference

Control what you can, and let go of what you cannot

If you are starting to feel negative, switch your focus to something you can control. Try these tips to re-focus your attention.

  • Follow a routine.
  • Create a positive mindset.
  • Get proper rest.
  • Eat healthy foods and stay hydrated.
  • Think before you speak.
  • Have empathy for others and show kindness.

Don’t set the bar too high

During stressful times, we might not have the same self-control we usually do. We might easily become more overwhelmed or anxious. Remember this when dealing with others who are also feeling overwhelmed and anxious. Remind yourself that everyone is doing the best they can.

Change your perspective

Looking at a situation from a different angle can sometimes slow down the stress response in the brain. Start asking questions: Where is the silver lining in this situation? How can I make the most of what I can control?

Distract yourself

If you find yourself overthinking something or worrying nonstop about something like an upcoming test, distract yourself. Call a close friend or relative. Play a game. Any enjoyable activity will help ease your mind.

Get outside

Physical exercise, sun and fresh air are all things that can easily help boost your mental and emotional well-being. Even a short amount of activity — 10 to 20 minutes — can make you feel refreshed and more at ease.

Resources for your health and wellness

Emotional wellbeing

Fitness

Learn something new

Employees can visit Career Edge, ASU’s repository for free educational opportunities in the form of pre-recorded content and live classes relating to stress and life management.

Offerings include:

Kids at home? Find support and resources for the whole family from ASU for You logo

Connect

Join Slack and request a Slack space for your group Follow these ASU groups for the latest news and information

Mental health support

If you are in need of basic necessities or immediate mental health support, try one of these resources.

For any health or mental health emergency, immediately call 911.

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Comic relief

Take a minute to laugh at some engineering humor!

  Comical pie graph entitled

Source: General Electric Twitter

Why you want to be an Engineer” showing three panes, each with a presenter at a podium. The first is called “Physics Conferences” and the speaker has a slide saying “Are things made of stuff?” The second says Philosophy Conferences and the speaker’s slide says, “Is stuff stuff?” and the last says “Engineering Conferences” and the speaker’s slide shows a jet with two rocket engines and a laser on the nose, and the text says “Awesome stuff. But could it be...MORE awesome?

Source: Medium

Far Side cartoon by Gary Larson called

Source: © Gary Larson, thefarside.com

 

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