DeStress on Monday to Stay Calm and Positive all Week

We have weekly practices in breathing, mindfulness and positivity to refresh your mind on Monday and help you manage stress all week.

Weekly Practices

This Monday, write your own gratitude list that focuses on the people who make your life special to trigger feelings of love and thankfulness which will resonate with you throughout the week.
Is your life always on the go? Do you find yourself rushing a lot and even rushing meals? Our daily hustle can be stressful, but having a mindful meal could be a way to slow it down and provide you with a pleasant and healthy break.
This DeStress Monday, look to spread kindness throughout the community. Think about your daily routine, and imagine how you can boost the spirits of the people you see along the way.
This quick, mindful exercise helps float away stressful feelings – just by imagining a beautiful red balloon.
Ready yourself for change by embracing the sights, smells, and sounds of autumn. By focusing your attention on the natural beauty of the season, you can approach decisions with a head clear of fear and doubt.
If you find yourself in need of a quiet, slow moment amidst a storm of chaos and noise, single-pointed concentration might be a great solution. This practice has roots in Buddhist meditation, but even if you’re not spiritual you can still appreciate the focus and concentr...
Not getting enough sleep? Instead of getting grumpy, try some deep belly breathing exercises this Monday to relax and get some rest tonight.
Deep inhale, big exhale, stretch, and relax! Try some family yoga on Monday. It will give your kids a new channel for their energy, reduce stress, and bring everyone a little lasting peace.

Calm the Mind, Calm the Class with the DeStress Monday at School Program

The DeStress Monday at School Program is designed to support teachers and educators by offering simple ways to introduce stress management techniques into their routine, starting every Monday. Through a series of practices created by Johns Hopkins University and The Monday Campaigns, the DeStress Monday at School Program helps teachers—and their students—start the week with a new tool for managing stress, to help them feel more focused, energized, and relaxed.

Success Stories

To address the unique challenges facing the medical community, The Monday Campaigns partnered with the Columbia University Irving Medical Center to develop a wellness program designed specifically for nurses.
Through a series of practices created by Johns Hopkins University and The Monday Campaigns, the DeStress Monday at School program helps teachers and their students start every week with a new tool for managing stress.
From gratitude journaling to mindfulness to deep breathing, DeStress for Success offers solutions to common college-life problems and challenges.
Nurses Meditating

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