Monthly Mental Health Minute

December 2020

How to Help Kids Handle Holiday Disappointment During COVID-19

This year has been difficult to say the least. With the holidays approaching – and the challenges and uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic still ongoing – you may be wondering how to help your child cope with the disappointment of things being different this year.


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the secret to Completing the stress cycle

Like all biological processes, the stress response cycle has a beginning, middle, and end. If we do not complete the stress cycle (which is a daily task), it can lead to chronic stress and health complications. Stress can impact our daily lives, work, and relationships. There are helpful ways you can move through the stress cycle - see image below for helpful tips you can practice regularly.


Drs. Emily and Amelia Nagoski discuss what causes burnout, what it does to our bodies, and how we can move through the emotional exhaustion to eventually joy. See video below.

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Burnout: The secret to solving the stress cycle

Kelsey Prather, School Counselor

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