Video: The Importance of Self Care

Learners will synthesize the importance of self-care and dig into how self- care can counter the impacts of stress on our brain and body.

Resource 1: "Self Care Matters" Handout

Click here to download the resource to Word.

Resource 1. Self-Care Matters Part 1: Handout


Activation & Debrief

Think or write: when was a time when you knew your cup was totally empty? What led to that? What did you do to work through it? What was the impact on your work?








What are the things causing you stress right now?








Objective 1 Synthesis

Why is self-care important?







Resource 2: "How Stress Can Affect Your Brain" Video Link