George Mason High School in Falls Church, VA had a successful Stress Less, Laugh More week. See below for activity agenda and pictures.
Tuesday, 1/20 - Benefits of Laughter
Activity: “What makes you laugh?” collaborative poster
Handouts: Laugh more buttons & benefits of laughter postcards
Wednesday, 1/21 - Coping with Stress
Activity: “How do you relieve stress?” collaborative poster
Handouts: Exam stress buster tips & stress balls
Thursday, 1/22 - Focus on the Positive
Activity: Positive affirmation cards placed on students desks
** Positive affirmation cards will be placed in teacher mailboxes on Wednesday afternoon. Teachers were asked to place one card on each desk/work station in their classroom. As students rotate through their class schedule they will receive a different positive message each block.
Friday, 1/23 - Self Care: Mind & Body
Activity: Information table(s) with community based nutritionist, yoga instructor and/or wellness expert
Handouts: Tips for self-care & community resources