Monthly Healthy & Resilient You Newsletters
August gets us thinking about the end of summer, back to school and the the move to a new season. This newsletter looks at ways parents can help lessen anxiety and frustration around the summer-to-school transition. Though parenting-focused, the newsletter offers many universal techniques and tips for managing change-related stress that are useful for any age and many situations.
July's newsletter explores the ongoing friendship decline in the U.S. It examines how the pandemic weakened our social connections and how important friends are to our wellbeing. Finally, it offers tips for getting past social inertia to reconnect with lost friends and nurture quality relationships.
In this issue, we explore how an ancestral fear of the unknown erects barriers to embracing diversity in the present. The newsletter examines how this instinctive fear response triggers bias and mistrust of new people, viewpoints, and experiences. Finally, it offers tips on leveraging positive emotions and guided mindfulness techniques to help us be open to the many benefits of an increasingly diverse and exciting world.
May 2023 - Special Edition - Coping with Violence and Mass Shootings
May 2023 - Special Edition #2 - Helping Children Cope with Emotions Related to Violence
May is Mental health Awareness Month. In this newsletter, we address the connection between physical and mental wellness. We touch on research supporting the body/brain connection through the lens of diet and physical exercise. Read through for actionable tips for using diet to improve mood and mental wellbeing, as well as tips to move more, for improved physical AND mental health.
Examining the pros and cons of stress and how our ancestral stress response can be problematic in the present. We explore how stress can be surprisingly beneficial, and offer hacks to maximize the positive (and minimize the detrimental) impacts of stress as we go about our daily lives.
Exploring the connection between our finances and stress levels and to ways to mindfully manage both.
February 2023 - Time Management
This issue offers mindful strategies for time management to help get more done in the limited time we have.
January 2023 - Special Edition - Violence and Mass Shootings
Information and resources to assist employees coping with the spate of violence and mass shootings.
January 2023 - Special Edition - California Storms
Information and resources to assist employees impacted by recent storms.
Why many of our New Year’s Resolutions fail within the first few months and how to take a more mindful approach to your resolutions for improved chances of success.
Strategies for engaging in constructive conversations during the holidays with those who hold opposing viewpoints and beliefs.