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Hispanic Heritage Month
Source: National Archives News
Self Care September
September is National Self-Care Awareness Month! Self-care can often be described as performing a series of actions to improve your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. When you are unable to care for yourself, it can be nearly impossible to care for others as well. Therefore, self-care allows you to establish a positive mindset that will translate to good feelings and emotions for you and others around you. By taking the time to let yourself recharge, you will improve the outlook of yourself and others and develop significantly lower unhealthy amounts of stress.
Use the month of September to make self-care a part of your daily routine – practice being good to yourself. It can be as simple as a conscious breath in the morning or as luxurious as time away from everyday life pressures. The kindness we show towards ourselves will manifest into a kinder world of yourself and others as well as develop significantly lower unhealthy amounts of stress.
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Source: Behavioral Corner
Back to School Contest with SunstoneFit
Your campus/building has a chance to win a 💰$500💰 giftcard, winner's choice!
Buy supplies for your campus/building, cater breakfast, do a coffee run, you pick!
SunstoneFit is excited to partner with Irving ISD Employee Wellness and Support & with ALL IISD campuses/buildings! We are a Las Colinas studio that offers yoga, pilates, barre, and fitness classes, both in-studio and on-demand. Through our partnership we provide a FREE monthly membership to ALL IISD employees, a $119 value.
To participate and WIN encourage your staff to register for ANY of our in-studio or on-demand classes in the month of September.
Here are the contest rules:
1. Contest will run Sept 1-30
2. Register & attend a class in-studio or on-demand, each staff member will count as ONE entry no matter how many classes they attend
3. Staff will scan the QR code for class credit
Well onTarget Fitness Program
The Fitness Program gets you unlimited access to thousands of participating gyms, on-demand workouts and live virtual classes. The cost varies per month depending on the gym package you choose, plus applicable taxes. That means you can use gyms and access virtual workouts wherever you are - at home, near work or while traveling!
In addition, you’ll have access to discounts (up to 30%) through a nationwide Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) network of over 20,000 health and well-being providers such as massage therapists, personal trainers and nutrition counselors.
For more information and to register, visit: https://https://healthselect.bcbstx.com/health-and-wellness-incentives/fitness-program
11 Healthy Fall Foods — and the Best Ways to Eat Them
The autumn harvest includes a variety of root vegetables and crisp fruits — perfect for creating comforting meals to enjoy as the weather begins to cool. And good news for you: Those same delicious fall vegetables and fruits come loaded with health perks, so you’ll want to eat up.
Check out some of fall’s best fruits and vegetables and how you can enjoy them to reap their health benefits!
Source: Everyday Health
Foundation 99 Webinar - "Your Credit Score Might be Costing You"
When: September 13th, 4:30 PM CST
Identify the components of your credit score and how your financial habits can have an impact on your credit health. Learn how to manage credit to improve your credit score in preparation for life's major events.
Register to attend at: https://foundation99.org/courses/
Attend live for a chance to WIN a $50 gift card from Foundation 99!
Register for your FREE Foundation 99 account at: https://foundation99.org/ then click on register.
Schedule a FREE meeting with a financial coach at: https://foundation99.org/coaching/
Jose Villasenor (Strategist) | Veronica Maples | Nedra Brown | Jonathan Olszewski
Jovillasenor@irvingisd.net | Vmaples@irvingisd.net | Nbrown@irvingisd.net |
972-600-5249 | 972-600-3133