Happy #SelfCare Day!

Yesterday was International Self-Care Day! In honor of that, I want to take some time to talk about some of my favorite self-care practices and how they’ve benefitted me. Self-care is such an important component of mental health and wellness, and building and maintaining a self-care routine has truly been life-changing. Since working on practicing self-care regularly, I’ve become more …

1N5 Selected as Non-Profit Community Partner by American Marketing Association

This week, the American Marketing Association held its 2021 IGNITE! Marketing + Customer Experience Conference. 1N5 was selected as their community partner for the event. The 2-day conference featured speakers, breakout sessions, and two educational trainings from 1N5. On Tuesday, April 20th, 1N5 educated conference attendees about the basics of self-care and various self-care strategies. On Wednesday, April 21st, we …

1N5 Kicks Off SCPA Staff Meetings with “Mindful Minute”

As part of an ongoing mental health initiative with the School for Creative and Performing Arts, 1N5 will be kicking off SCPA’s staff meetings with a “Mindful Minute” covering various educator wellness topics. The SCPA administration recognizes the enormous amount of stress educators are under right now, so they are implementing this “Mindful Minute” at the beginning of every staff …

Allow Yourself to Be Still

We live in a society that views exhaustion and overextended schedules as badges of honor. Even after the world slowed down due to COVID, many went right back to the daily grind of working long hours and filling our days with resumé-enhancing tasks, some more eagerly than others. We’ve fallen right back into subscribing to the idea that truly taking …

People Come and Go But Always Help with Our Growth

Some people come into your life for only a season, but for the most important reasons. We will never fully understand why some people come into our lives and why some people leave. Sometimes, the people that we wanted to stay with with every ounce of our being leave. Those are the moments that hurt the most, the ones that …

1N5 Facilitates RECHARGE + RECONNECT Training at Marr Cook Elementary

On Tuesday, November 3, 1N5 facilitated a RECHARGE + RECONNECT presentation with 40 teachers and staff from Marr Cook Elementary School in Goshen. RECHARGE + RECONNECT is a one-hour interactive presentation designed to support the emotional wellbeing of teachers. 1N5 developed this educational session in response to the significant stress teachers and staff are experiencing during this time of uncertainty and change. During the …

1N5 Holds Mindfulness Trainings for Local Teachers

This week, 1N5 held five mindfulness training sessions for local teachers. On Monday, October 19th, 1N5 provided two training sessions for Kings School District’s professional development day. The following day, Tuesday, October 20th, 1N5 held an open mindfulness session for any and all teachers or school staff. On Friday, October 23rd, 1N5 provided two training sessions for Fayetteville Perry Schools. …

Ellie Shares Her #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Ellie Kraft, a mother of three boys and high school guidance counselor who is sharing her story of living with anxiety and experiencing depression in the past. She recalls beginning to experience depression and anxiety in her teenage years and both resurfacing again when she had twin boys at age 30. She reached out to her doctor and got …