An Independent School • Grades 5-12

by Meredith Sjoberg and Serena Swanson, Upper School counselors

We recently posed a question to Upper and Middle school student advisory groups: ““What are three healthy and restorative ways that you agree are helpful in coping with the various hardships that we are enduring this year as a community?”

We received great responses to the question! Here is an artistic summary of the responses from Upper School advisories. The larger the word below, the more frequently the word was used.

Word cluster in shape of heart, featuring: exercise, break, talk, eat, music, bath, walks, feels

Here is an artistic summary of the responses from Middle School advisories.

Word cluster in shape of heart, featuring: music, eat, read, pets, nap, bike, drawing, stretching

We hope these student ideas inspire you, and that you take time every day to engage in self-care. Encourage your friends and family to do the same.