By Amy Hall, Ph.d, LMHC on May 18th, 2023
The end of the school year is quickly approaching. While this can be a fun and exciting time, it can also bring stress and worry, as students work to finish projects and prepare for end-of-course exams. With this in mind, and in support of Mental Health Awareness Month, I’ve put together a few easy steps to help our Florida Virtual School (FLVS) students increase their mental wellness.Continue reading
By Amy Hall, Ph.d, LMHC on December 13th, 2022
The 2022-2023 school year has been eventful, filled with ups and downs. Many students and families are feeling overwhelmed, tired, and counting the days until winter break. The two-week break is the ideal time to practice relaxation, reflection, and rejuvenation.
While winter break is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the holidays, spend time with friends and family and soak in the joys of the season, it is also an opportune time to practice self-care and prepare your mind for the upcoming semester.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on May 9th, 2022
So, we all know mental health is important. And prioritizing your mental health is essential—especially as a student. But easier said than done, right? Don’t worry, the Florida Virtual School student services team has your back!
This May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and they’re sharing ways you can incorporate mental health practices into your daily schedule as a student.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on January 3rd, 2022
New Year’s resolutions can be easy to make and even easier to break, but having goals for the new year—especially health and wellness ones—can help you start fresh. Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has courses and clubs to help you connect with friends, learn new strategies for taking care of your mind and body, and achieve success in 2022!Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on August 19th, 2021
Headphones? Check! Laptop and notebooks? Good to go! Fresh new perspective and tips for making this school year safe AND fun? Keep reading!
As a Florida Virtual School (FLVS) family, we know health, safety, and success are your top priorities. And they’re ours, too. Here are some ways you can stay safe, connected, and move forward this school year.Continue reading
By Florida Virtual School on January 13th, 2021
As coronavirus cases surge, online learning continues to grow in popularity for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Many Florida families have chosen to continue taking courses at Florida Virtual School in the spring semester of 2021 with the aim to continue learning uninterrupted.Continue reading
By Guest Blogger on June 17th, 2016
Not long ago, I came across an online article 16 Signs You’re a Little (or a lot) Type A. The title is a bit of a contradiction because you are really not “Type A” but, as the article points out, you might be in that “spectrum of behaviors or traits.”
Now, before we go any further, I encourage you to read the article to find out if you are a little, or a lot, Type A. (In full disclosure, I LIVE 13 out of the 16 signs!)
The good news is that being “this way” can help you stay on task or give you job security, since it’s believed many employers are looking for us! The bad news is that this term was coined by a doctor who studied a connection between a certain type (A) person and heart problems. Yikes! Continue reading