College of Education Self-Care

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SUN Program

Welcome to our College of Education Self-care Initiative, informally called Self-care for U at Northridge, the SUN Program.

It is so wonderful that you are considering self-care as an important way to care for yourself and keep balance and health in your life. Self-care means taking responsibility for yourself to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle at work and in your personal world through individually determined, proactive activities. You are at your best when you attend to yourself in equal measure to others in day-to-day living! 

Self-Care News

Self-care, Labor Day, and the importance of rest

September 7, 2022


 This week we celebrate Labor Day, originally designed to honor workers by giving a day off for rest. But what is the deeper meaning that can be understood from this holiday? We must make time to rest if we want to be happier and healthier. As important, we must actually believe that rest is essential for our well-being.  Read more

Self-care as we begin a new academic year

August 29, 2022


Self-care is an essential practice as we start a new academic year. As members of the higher education community, we know that there is compelling evidence for students, faculty, staff, and the community we serve to engage in regular self-care for overall success and well-being.  Read more

Self-Care and strategies for resiliance

August 22, 2022

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As we look toward a new academic year, it’s understandable to feel both excitement as we renew our work and time together, but also apprehension about the possibility of more changes, safety issues, and other stressors that we continue to experience. It is so important to take care of ourselves and engage in strategies that support our resilience. Resilience has been defined by the American Psychological Association as “the human ability to adapt in the face of tragedy, trauma, adversity, hardship, and ongoing significant life stressors.” Taking care of yourself helps to keep you ready to deal with challenges that require resilience. Read more


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