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Embrace Self-Love: April's Journey to "Love Your Mind"

Hello, wonderful parents and students!

During April, we embarked on a journey of self-compassion with the theme "Love Your Mind." This month, we explored the beautiful art of nurturing our mental well-being and embraced self-love. Join us as we celebrate the power of a healthy mind and dive into practices that uplift our spirits. At Iron River School, we are working on practicing words of affirmation and positive self-talk when things get difficult. 

Resource Roundup: Loving Your Mind in Style

Check out these fabulous resources for parents and students of all ages, designed to make "Love Your Mind" a delightful adventure:



For more resources, check out the Hope page on the NLPS website.

Reflecting on Last Month: Your Insights Matter!

In March, we focused on cultivating a positive mindset. Share your experiences, as we welcome your valuable feedback and ideas.

Love Your Mind: Student Sparkle

  • Daily Affirmations: Start each day with a positive affirmation that boosts your self-esteem. Repeat phrases like "I am capable," "I am resilient," and "I am enough" to infuse your mindset with self-love and confidence.

  • Mindful Moments: Dedicate a few minutes each day to mindfulness. Focus on your breath, observe your surroundings, and let go of worries. Mindfulness helps you appreciate the present moment and reduces stress.
  • Gratitude Journaling: Set aside time to jot down three things you're grateful for each day. It could be a small accomplishment, a meaningful connection, or a beautiful sunset. Gratitude journaling shifts your focus to positivity.
  • Self-Care Adventures: Make a list of activities that make you feel happy and fulfilled. It could be reading a book, taking a nature walk, or trying a new recipe. Engaging in these activities shows your mind some well-deserved love.
  • Dream Board Creation: Craft a vision board with images and words that represent your aspirations. Visualizing your goals helps motivate you and reinforces the belief that you can achieve anything you set your mind to.

Remember, loving your mind is an ongoing journey. Be patient, and kind to yourself, and celebrate your uniqueness every step of the way.

Connect with Our Student Advocacy Counsellors: Reach Out for Support

Need guidance or wish to discuss well-being? Our Student Advocacy Counsellors are here for you. Contact Mrs. Webb at or call (780) 826-5617. Let's continue our journey of self-love and well-being together.