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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 19, 2021

Assessing Social and Emotional Learning At School Is Crucial But Tricky

Source: BOLD | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 5/19/2021 -How do we know that a student is thriving at school? In the past, student grades and test scores have been the key measures of academic success. But these days, students also need to know how to set and pursue goals,…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 19, 2021

Building Dreams Data Time Analysis Functionality

In this video, Marlin goes through the Building Dreams Data Time Analysis Function that schools can use to track data both at the school level and at the student level. The analysis of the data can be used to identify trends in the program and then make adjustments to fit…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 19, 2021

Mind Ya Mentals episode #2: Marlin Jackson #FightForLifeFoundation

In this episode, Tim and Mal connect with Tim’s former University of Michigan teammate and long-time friend Marlin Jackson. Marlin talks about his life growing up, playing in the NFL, his non-profit the Fight For Life Foundation, and what keeps him motivated to be great. Make sure to tune in…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 13, 2021

How childhood Trauma Affects Health Across A Lifetime

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 05, 2021

Mind Ya Mentals Podcast

Mind Ya Mentals Podcast is all about equipping black people with the tools they need to manage and understand their mental health. We work to undo the stigma that surrounds mental health and address different issues that are prevalent in our society. Join us every other Sunday and always make…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 05, 2021

Social Emotional Behavioral Assessment Tool

Here is a video showing the new Social Emotional Behavioral Assessment tool. It is used by the student to check in at the beginning of the day and evaluates how they are feeling at that time. The tool also asks the student to agree to specific behaviors that they will…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
May 05, 2021

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

Source: American Counseling Association | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 5/5/2021 -During the month of May, the American Counseling Association (ACA) joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Established in 1949, Mental Health Month sought to put a spotlight on the importance of mental health and wellness….

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
April 14, 2021

8 Reasons Why Self-Care Is Important

Source: Beachbody On Demand | Repost Fight for Life FoundationBetween work and life, most of us are juggling a lot. When our to-do list is demanding, taking care of ourselves often drops to last priority.Pushing on for days or weeks or even months on end without checking in with yourself…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
April 14, 2021

The Importance Of Developing Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence refers to the ability to recognize, interpret and process emotions in yourself and others. While genetics, upbringing and environment all play a role, there are steps you can take to develop your emotional intelligence over time. This video from Mind Tools walks you through steps you can take…

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Fight for Life, Indianapolis, IN
March 31, 2021

Worry Much? 7 Tricks For Managing Anxiety

Source: Cleveland Clinic | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 3/31/2021 -When you’re a champion worrier, it can feel like you’re the only one freaking out while everyone around you has it together.Think again. Almost 1 in every 3 people in the United States will experience an anxiety disorder in their…

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