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Embrace Self-Love: April's Journey to "Love Your Mind"

Hello, wonderful parents and students!

As April blossoms, we embark on a journey of self-compassion with the theme "Love Your Mind." This month, let's explore the beautiful art of nurturing our mental well-being and embracing self-love. Join us as we celebrate the power of a healthy mind and dive into practices that uplift our spirits. Some of our students have been practicing a song about self-love called "You are Enough" by Megan Schoenbohm. Click the link below to listen to our students sing this song:

You are Enough

The younger students will be listening to "Rock What Ya Got" by Samantha Berger and will be participating in activities to go along with this story. To hear this story, please click on the title below: 

Rock What Ya Got

Resource Roundup: Loving Your Mind in Style

Check out the resources below for parents and students of all ages, designed to map out the road to self-compassion an adventure:

  • Parents and guardians, it can be difficult to navigate all of the responsibilities you have on a daily basis. Take some time to peruse this article, specifically written to parents about how to show yourself compassion - Self-compassion for parents

For more resources, check out the Hope page on the NLPS website.

Reflecting on Last Month: Your Insights Matter!

In March, we focused on cultivating a positive mindset. Share your experiences: How did our previous mental health blog post impact your family? We welcome your valuable feedback and ideas.

Love Your Mind: Student Sparkle

  • Daily Affirmations: Start each day with a positive affirmation that boosts your self-esteem. Repeat phrases like "I am capable," "I am resilient," and "I am enough" to infuse your mindset with self-love and confidence.
  • Mindful Moments: Dedicate a few minutes each day to mindfulness. Focus on your breath, observe your surroundings, and let go of worries. Mindfulness helps you appreciate the present moment and reduces stress.
  • Gratitude Journaling: Set aside time to jot down three things you're grateful for each day. It could be a small accomplishment, a meaningful connection, or a beautiful sunset. Gratitude journaling shifts your focus to positivity.
  • Self-Care Adventures: Make a list of activities that make you feel happy and fulfilled. It could be reading a book, taking a nature walk, or trying a new recipe. Engaging in these activities shows your mind some well-deserved love.
  • Dream Board Creation: Craft a vision board with images and words that represent your aspirations. Visualizing your goals helps motivate you and reinforces the belief that you can achieve anything you set your mind to.

Remember, loving your mind is an ongoing journey. Be patient, kind to yourself, and celebrate your uniqueness every step of the way.

Connect with Our Student Advocacy Counsellors: Reach Out for Support

Need guidance or wish to discuss well-being? Our Student Advocacy Counsellors are here for you. Contact or call (780) 594-1404. Let's continue our journey of self-love and well-being together.

Here's to an April filled with self-love, positivity, and a burst of mind-loving magic. Let's celebrate ourselves and radiate the joy within!

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