Distress Tolerance Self-Soothe skills use your five senses- vision, hearing, smell, taste and touch, plus movement , to be kind and gentle with yourself. These skills can help when you are under stress, sad or angry, so that you can feel better in the moment and don’t act on your emotions and make the situation worse. When […]
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We welcome ICS parents and guardians to join us for our bi-weekly meetings held by the counseling team in which families can get the support they need throughout remote learning! Watch the full video for more information on how you can become involved!
It’s Wellness Wednesday! As we near the end of the semester, it becomes easier to feel overwhelmed by the stress of final exams and due dates. In this week’s video, our counselor demonstrates a breathing exercise focused on channeling peace, control, and mindfulness to tackle any tasks that seem too much to handle. Challenge yourself […]
This week, ICS Counselor Corner dedicates our Wellness Wednesday video to George Floyd, who was killed as a result of police brutality. As we continue to fight against racial injustice in America, our school counselors vow to be of support to our students and their families each step of the way. We are here for […]
It’s #WellnessWednesday! In this week’s video, our counselors demonstrate “riding the wave” of negative emotions that come and go. What mindfulness practices help you through difficult times????#ICSStrong #WeAreICS #ThisTooShallPass
When we continually butt heads with one another, it can be difficult to see the other person’s point of view. This week’s Counseling Corner video teaches how to create solutions for arguments to make it a win-win situation. What compromises have you made this week? ?
Happy Wellness Wednesday! In today’s video, our counselor, George, teaches how to take a step back from the anxieties of everyday life. Where do you imagine yourself escaping to when you become overwhelmed by stress?