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1. Teach Students Keep Yourself Healthy

Create Your Plan

Answer a wellness questionnaire and identify your own level of health; fill out a self-care worksheet; and create your personal wellness plan; follow links to find out more.

Questionnaire - Download the Questionnaire in pdf format.

How Do You Define “Good Health” (self-assessment)

    • Do you get enough sleep at night? 

      YES / NO 
    • Do you regularly participate in physical activity? 

      YES / NO
    • Do you eat healthy meals with lots of vegetables and fruits on a regular basis?

      YES / NO   
    • Do you have good ways to eliminate stress such as laughing and taking deep breaths?  

      YES / NO   
    • Do you have enough time for friends, family, important fun activities, and/or yourself? 
      YES / NO                                                                        

Self-Care Worksheet- Download the Worksheet in pdf format.

De-Stress Your School Day
Complete the worksheet by including activities you can do for yourself before, during and after work to de-stress your school day. 

• Take a walk around the block.
• Have cut up fruit ready for a quick snack.
• Take a stretch break.
• Sit down at lunch and check in with a colleague.

Before School:

During School:

In Class: ______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________

During Recess: ________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________

At Lunch: ______________________________________________________________

After work:

Action Plan - Download the Planner in pdf format.

    1. Look at your completed Self-Care Worksheet for ideas
    2. Review your Wellness Questionnaire and anywhere you have answered No, use that section as a starting point for completing steps 3 – 5.
    3. Select 1 to 7 different places where you can begin to make one small self-care change. 
    4. Be honest with yourself. Pick an activity that you are sincerely willing to try, even if it sounds strange to you. For example:

      • After work, I will not turn on the TV as soon as I walk in the door, I will do two minutes of deep breathing exercises.
      • I will park one extra block away.
    5. Commit to a starting date - For example:

      • By September 30, each day after work, I will not turn on the TV as soon as I walk in the door, I will do two minutes of deep breathing exercises.
      • By October 15, I will park one extra block away and increase my participation.




By When

  1. Before Work



  1. During Work



  1. After Work



  1. Before Bedtime



  1. Weekly



  1. Monthly



  1. Yearly




Follow these links to Find Out More

    Features an interactive plan to help visitors choose the correct foods and their amounts (from the U.S. Department of Agriculture).
  • Center for Weight and Health
    Presents tools and materials related to weight management, body image, and physical activity. Includes a list of programs for overweight children.
  • American Heart Association
    Provides helpful tracking tools and resources to promote good health.
    Provides a credible source of accurate health-related information (from the Department of Health and Human Services).
  • Mayo Clinic
    Offers reliable nutrition and health information. Under Healthy Living section, there is a section on Working Life.
    Begin your journey to a higher level of wellness with the Wellness Inventory: Whole Person Assessment Program.
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