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Becoming Healing-Centered: Individuals

After learning about PACEs Science, most people ask, “What can I do?” The good news is that there are so many steps that we can take to become healing-centered! Action may involve engaging at individual, organizational, community, or policy levels.

Stress Busters: Physical Activity

Physical Activity

Physical activity is associated with improved memory and attention, cognition, academic achievement, psychosocial functioning, and immune function.

Find fun ways to move, move, move! 

  • Find ways to move that feel good to you every day. 
  • Schedule times to get up, stretch, and move during your workday. 
  • Walk or run. Dance. Stretch. Do a few jumping jacks, push-ups, or sit-ups. 
  • Play catch, throw a frisbee, jump rope, or hula hoop.


Source: California Surgeon General’s Playbook: Stress Relief during COVID-19