Mental Health is one of the most important aspects of our overall wellbeing, and yet its often overlooked. Since May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re going to focus on it with a Challenge aimed at improving our mental health through a variety of activities.
To finish the challenge, participants will need to complete the following over the course of two weeks (May 3-16)
- Three “easy” activities (from the list below)
- Two “medium” activities (from the list below)
- And, one “hard” activity (from the list below)
Anyone who completes each of those levels will be entered into a drawing for a $100 gift card.
Scorecard Tips and Activity Access
Want to complete some activities on the Mental Health Challenge Scorecard but don’t know how to get to them? You’ve come to the right place.
Below are some tips based on the section you’ll find them in.
Easy – Complete 3
Complete “Combating Stress” Awareness Action on Motion Connected Scorecard – Click here for a step-by-step guide on how to find it.
Read a book. Need a recommendation? How about Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less.
Watch “How to Practice Emotional First Aid” on YouTube – Here’s the link.
10-minutes of silence/breathing exercises daily.
Write down one thing your thankful for daily: Download a daily gratitude journal. PDF
Medium – Complete 2
Watch the PAS Overview video in UltiPro Learning (30 minutes) – Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to access this in UltiPro Learning.
Move your body for at least 15 minutes a day – Ideas include:
- virtual exercise class
- yard work
- Or, anything else that gets you up and moving around
Eat cleaner by cutting out fast food for the duration of the challenge.
Drink cleaner by cutting out energy drinks for the duration of the challenge.
Hard – Complete 1
Complete one self-care activity on the Motion Connected Scorecard – here’s how to find it in Motion Connected
Complete one Giving Back activity on the Motion Connected Scorecard – here’s how to find it in Motion Connected
Tackle financial stress by joining and/or competing the first nine videos in SmartDollar – Here’s how to sign up and access SmartDollar
How to Participate
To participate, simply email Tom Roesler (email@example.com) by May Friday, April 30 and he’ll send you everything you need.
To be entered into the prize drawing, take a picture of your completed scorecard and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00 p.m., May 17.