January 20-23, 2015 Stress Less, Laugh More Week at George Mason High School

George Mason High School in Falls Church, VA had a successful Stress Less, Laugh More week. See below for activity agenda and pictures.

Tuesday, 1/20 – Benefits of Laughter 

Activity: “What makes you laugh?” collaborative poster
Handouts: Laugh more buttons & benefits of laughter postcards

what makes u laugh

Wednesday, 1/21 – Coping with Stress

Activity: “How do you relieve stress?” collaborative poster
Handouts: Exam stress buster tips & stress balls

how relieve stress

Thursday, 1/22 – Focus on the Positive

Activity: Positive affirmation cards placed on students desks
** Positive affirmation cards will be placed in teacher mailboxes on Wednesday afternoon. Teachers were asked to place one card on each desk/work station in their classroom. As students rotate through their class schedule they will receive a different positive message each block.


Friday, 1/23 – Self Care: Mind & Body
Activity: Information table(s) with community based nutritionist, yoga instructor and/or wellness expert
Handouts: Tips for self-care & community resources