Seeking refuge: resilience in action!

The word “trauma” is often used to emphasize the needs of families seeking refuge from war in their home countries. While it often elicits empathy and the desire to support and care for people, it also influences how we perceive each other.

PLAN FOR SELF-CARE

Adapting to this new situation is full of potential challenges, as parents, couples and children! These tips are meant to help prevent stress and give children a sense of security.

HELPING HANDS

Remind yourselves of the big and small things you do for each other every day!

RE-FOCUS YOUR ATTENTION

This exercise only takes a few seconds. It can help you regain focus again when stress or anxiety are clouding your thoughts.

3 QUICK MELTDOWN FIXES

Try these quick fixes that help children regain a sense of control when anger or anxiety take over…

WELLBEING ISN’T JUST IN OUR HEADS

No matter how differently we think about the mind and the soul, we all have one thing in common: a body that responds similarly to stress and wellbeing…

WHAT DOES STRESS FEEL LIKE?

Stress isn’t always a bad thing. Read how you can use it to your advantage, and how to tell when it’s time for self-care.

USE YOUR SENSES TO HELP YOUR BRAIN REFOCUS

Stress overload has an impact on the body, and the mind. Over time, this takes a toll on our ability to focus. Try these quick activities to help your mind and body get back into synch!