Self-Care Resources

Self-care isn’t just an essential part of communal care, it is what makes community possible.

"My self-care makes me possible because it sustains the source of my humanity," writes trainer Dionne Grayman.

Self-care is about more than candles and Epsom salt baths and exercise and sleep and saying no, says Morningside trainer Dionne Grayman. 

In this back-to-school activity, high school students partner with students from a class in a neighboring school to share and document strategies and coping mechanisms.

A collection of community building activities, SEL Tips, games, and lessons on self-care to get your year off to a good start.  

These practices can help both young people and adults stay grounded when anxiety arises. 

Students practice identifying and using stress management strategies to better cope with upsetting news.

In this two-minute video, staff developer Iris Laurencio demonstrates a breathing technique that can help both young people and adults reduce stress on the spot. 

How can we bring comfort to our elementary students in these hard times? Here are some guidelines and practices.  

Seeing our capacity to effect change and working with others to make it can be a powerful self-help strategy. Here are some ways to support students in acting on the issues they care about.