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Wellbeing

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What Simone Biles Taught the World about Putting Mental Health First

  • August 11, 2021
  •  •  3 mins read  • 
  • PEERS

Photo courtesy of Danilo Borges/brasil2016.gov.br By Leah Harris Simone Biles, widely considered to be the world’s G.O.A.T (Greatest of All Time)... Continue Reading

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Eating for Energy, Moving for the Mind

  • August 5, 2021
  •  •  5 mins read  • 
  • PEERS

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash Our Senior Programs Manager shares how she found a balanced lifestyle that works for her... Continue Reading

Gratitude and Mental Wellness

  • November 21, 2017
  •  •  2 mins read  • 
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by Patrick Glass What are you grateful for? Thanksgiving is a holiday that evokes reflection and appreciation. People often take time... Continue Reading

Staff Meeting: Team Building with WRAP

  • October 31, 2017
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Yesterday, PEERS staff were treated to a team building training by WRAP facilitators Crystal Brinkley and Charlene Feathers. Staff engaged in... Continue Reading

Staff Yoga

  • September 20, 2017
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Today Program Assistant Vilma Sakalauskaite led the PEERS staff in yoga! The poses covered in the activity included: mountain, childs’, warriors... Continue Reading

PEERS Staff Wellness Activities

  • September 13, 2017
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Recently, you may have noticed some pictures and posts about “staff wellness activities” on our website or social media accounts. These... Continue Reading

Staff Wellness Walk

  • August 2, 2017
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Today PEERS staff went on a “Wellness Walk” near MLK Shoreline park. This was the first event of our new weekly... Continue Reading

Got Allergies? Hay Fever and Mental Health

  • April 24, 2017
  •  •  2 mins read  • 
  • PEERS

Written by Patrick Glass It starts with a tickle, a nasal twitch—an augury of the malaise that nests in my mind every... Continue Reading

Kozi’s Korner: I Sing For Wellness

  • March 21, 2017
  •  •  2 mins read  • 
  • PEERS

Life is a song worth singing so why don’t you sing it? These are the words of an old song that... Continue Reading

Feeling Groggy from Daylight Saving? 5 Mental Health Strategies for Surviving the Time Change

  • March 13, 2017
  •  •  3 mins read  • 
  • PEERS

Feeling groggy from last weekend’s shift to Daylight Saving Time? You’re not alone. Recent studies indicate that the fall and spring time changes... Continue Reading