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5 Simple Ways Principals Can Prioritize Health and Wellness This School Year

SHAPE America

As a principal, I certainly do as well. And, despite clear research demonstrating the positive impacts of health and wellness on academic achievement , schools may be tempted to put critically important physical activity programs on the back burner. Wellness Walk — Teachers lead their classes through a route along our school perimeter.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Courageous Well-Being for Nurses – Strategies for Renewal

Relentless School Nurse

This book, Courageous Well-Being for Nurses , sits on my bedside table and came just in time for the start of the new school year! I am enjoying reading the many stories shared by nurses who generously reveal their challenges and triumphs to reclaim their emotional well-being.

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Beyond the Field: Championing Holistic Student Athlete Wellness 

Magnus Health

For students to get the most out of their time when participating in school sports, there are many ways coaches and athletic trainers can encourage overall athlete wellness. Encourage Holistic Health and Athlete Wellness How a student performs on the field has to do with way more than practice and training.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Understanding Protective Factors for Promoting Children’s Well-being

Relentless School Nurse

Photo credit: CDC Protective Factors Protective factors are individual or environmental characteristics that promote the health and emotional well-being of children and adolescents. Here are the 5 protective factors for schools and their significance in promoting children’s well-being.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Creating a Cozy Nest for Wellness in Your School Health Office

Relentless School Nurse

What if we, as the caregivers of health and well-being in our school, borrowed this idea to purposefully craft environments that promote physical and emotional wellness? Reflect on what’s currently working well in your health nest. What’s in Your Health Nest? (An What would you like to add or remove?

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Self-Care, Wellness, and Mental Health Strategies for College Student-Athletes

AASP

The research recognizes the subsequent impact on student-athletes’ wellness. Based on the research and subjective experiences of student-athletes, the importance of self-care and wellness becomes paramount. With that said, below are a few quick tips to boost wellness and psychological functioning. </p>

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The Relentless School Nurse: “Taking Action: 10 Top Priorities to Promote Health Equity and Well-Being in Nursing”

Relentless School Nurse

Contributing to the newly released book, Taking Action: 10 Top Priorities to Promote Health Equity and Well-Being in Nursing, has been an honor and professional highlight for me. My deepest appreciation goes to Dr. Susan Hassmiller for being a champion of school nursing and extending her generous hand to me in so many ways.

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