As we talked about pairing journaling with the visual sanctuaries - as a coping tool for stress - I encouraged the teens to add “time in nature” to their mindfulness list.
Create mini-vision boards on the pages of your journal.
Have you set an intention for today as you wrap up September? Have you set yourself up for a clear reset and solid recharge for the upcoming 31 days?
As I go through my days and take note of how quickly time seems to be moving, I have an end of month “wrap up” list that helps me feel fresh and ready for new opportunities. Going through this “wrap up” each month helps me feel like I have my “ducks in a row” - without worrying about things being perfect.
It’s so easy to want to take a new deep dive into your “what’s next” after you’ve felt great success in something you’ve just completed. Our society encourages this type of “go go go” behavior.
Here are some ways you can help teens manage stress before, during, and after spring break.