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10 Strategies for Successful Testing

10 Strategies for Successful Testing

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 7, 2018


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

With Spring brings a busy season brimming with tests and exams. Students often get caught up in the stress and anticipation associated with these tests. This may lead many to procrastinate and not perform at their full potential. Here are some simple but effective preparation methods that if put to practice...

April is National Stress Awareness Month

April is National Stress Awareness Month

Monica M. Nebe, MSW, C-SSWS, School Social Worker for CCPS

April 23, 2018


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

Here are some great resources regarding stress and anxiety, which impacts many, especially this time of year. April marks National Stress Awareness Month.  As everyone experiences stress at some point in their life, ADAA is here to help you find the tools and resources to address and manage your stre...

Practice #MindfulMondays

Practice #MindfulMondays

Midlo Scoop Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

#MindfulMondays takes place each week in the Library during Midlo Morning, #MindfulMondays is a team effort with our school psychologist, Ms. Oberg, our school social worker, Ms. Nebe, and the Midlo Counseling Department. #MindfulMondays provides a weekly opportunity for students and staff to practice po...

5 Mindful Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

5 Mindful Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

Ms. Monica Nebe, Ms. Kristin Oberg

December 13, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

The holiday season can be very stressful and overwhelming, and sometimes it is hard to find joy and peace over the holidays. We are rushing here and there and everywhere and don’t take the time to slow down and truly enjoy this magical season. Here are some common stressors and antidotes: Demands o...

Holiday How-To: Reduce Holiday Stress

Holiday How-To: Reduce Holiday Stress

Katherine Krievs and Erin Junkmann

November 27, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

As the holidays approach, many people find themselves feeling stressed. Whether they hold the responsibility of feeding irritable relatives or can’t find a perfect gift, teenagers and adults alike feel overworked by the time New Year’s Day arrives. With these significant responsibilities, holiday cheer...

A Guide for Breaking Bad Habits

A Guide for Breaking Bad Habits

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

Whether we admit it or not, we all have fallen into bad habits from time to time. From overeating to nail biting to binge watching television shows, these habits are present in our everyday lives. Many people resolve to change their ways, but without truly understanding how these habits work, kicking ...

Relaxation Tool Box

Relaxation Tool Box

Anna Chen and Marisa Ruotolo

November 9, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

Relaxation is any method, process, or activity that helps to increase the state of calmness and peacefulness or reduce tension and anxiety. Any time you are feeling a bit overwhelmed, try to follow these tips and relax: Take a power nap. Take a short sleep to restore your mental alertness but no mo...

How to Study Effectively

How to Study Effectively

Emily Gundel and Maddie Burke

October 27, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

As students at Midlo High School dive into the school year, they face loads of new content and upcoming quizzes and tests. With this significant workload, it is sometimes difficult to find the time to study, especially for students involved in extracurricular activities.  The first and most crucial part of studyin...

Stressed? This May Help

Stressed? This May Help

Mrs. Kristin Oberg, School Social Worker

October 12, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

Calling All Stressed Out Students, Parents, and Teachers!!! 15 Minute Mindful Techniques To Reduce Stress! Mindful Breathing, Eating, Yoga,and Meditation Do Something to Help Yourself Today:  Check out this Link! https://www.fix.com/blog/mindfulness-techniques-to-reduce-stress/...

My Ten Favorite Things About Having ADHD

My Ten Favorite Things About Having ADHD

How to ADHD, YouTube Channel

October 5, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

If you don't have ADHD, you probably know someone who has ADHD. Watch this video to learn more.

Stress First Aid Kit

Stress First Aid Kit

Monica Nebe, School Social Worker and Ms. Kristin Oberg, School Psychologist

September 12, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

Before the stress of due dates, tests, exams, quizzes, SAT’s, college applications, social stress, and teacher/parent expectations take control of you, grab the steering wheel and practice some stress strategies that can have you driving smoothly over the bumps and potholes. In order to manage our...

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