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Instructions for Self-Care Activity
Parents and caregivers can give the gift of Akahai – Kindness and resilience to themselves in this short activity.
Suggested Time: 10 minutes or more in a quiet place
Items: Pen or something to write with, Paper
Ages: All Ages
Life can be stressful. Determine what situations give you the most stress. Write them down and make a plan to address them when they arise.
- Take 10 minutes to yourself. Find a quiet place.
- Get a pen and paper to jot down ideas.
- Think of your daily routine and answer these questions: What time of the day is most stressful? What was happening at that time?
- Who or what is involved? Name as much of what’s happening as you can.
- Write these things down.
Stress is more manageable when understood. When we identify our biggest stressors, it is easier to address them. We may have a plan to address the stress before situations arise. A great place to start is to make this list.