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Well Aware Wellness Toolbox

More than ever, it is essential that our wellness "toolbox" be filled with everything we need to make our mental and physical health a priority. This page is filled with tools you can use as you continue to prioritize your health and wellness during our return to school and office work locations. Do you have suggestions for additional resources? Email your ideas to Well Aware.

Well Aware Virtual Exercise Schedule

Free virtual classes for MCPS employees including Mindfulness, Zumba, Stretch and Tone

Wellbeats

Thousands of free online classes for all ages, interests, and levels to help you achieve your health and wellness goals

Back to Basics:Wellness Challenge

Yoga Class (New 1/23 thru 1/29)

Convenient yoga classes specifically for MCPS employees (recorded weekly)

Mindfulness 

Mindful Moments Videos: Mindful tools from MCPS to help you manage anxiety and stress

Mindfulness Workshop Series

 

Cooking Demonstrations

View and cook along with Well Aware Cooking Demonstrations. 

Cigna Healthcare Resources

Convenient resources from health coaching, and behavior change classes for Cigna members.

Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Apps

Self-care apps at no cost to Kaiser Permanente members

Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Resources

Mental health supports for Kaiser Permanente members

National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project

Sleep education from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine 

KP Rest and Revive Workbook

How sleep impacts your finances and career

Water, Hydration, and Health

Educational information from nutrition.gov on making better beverage choices

Slow the Spread

CDC recommendations for protecting yourself and others from Covid-19

MCPS Employee Assistance Program

Professional, confidential counseling to you and eligible family members on a variety of life issues 

Grief: Supporting Yourself and Those You Care About

Healthy Lunch Recipes

Easy, healthy, and fun lunch ideas

Heart Healthy Fajita Recipe

Developing Your Self-Care Plan

Ideas to help you identify your values and determine a strategy to fit self-care into your day

Resources with Links for MCPS Staff

Physical activity, stress mamagement, healthy nutrition, and covid links for MCPS staff

Resources as a Presentation 

Physical activity, stress mamagement, healthy nutrition, and covid links for MCPS staff (presentation form)