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Individual Interventions

Fill out this survey to find out where you fall on the compassion continuum.

Individual interventions are self-directed strategies that build a person’s well-being. Try a well-being streak – do something for yourself that you enjoy every day for as many consecutive days as possible.

Goals could include:

  • Talking to friends or family about feelings of stress or distress
  • Enjoying physical activities like gardening, running with a dog, doing yoga with an online instructor, playing pick-up soccer with neighbours, or training for a marathon.
  • Eating nutritious comfort foods or talking time to enjoy a quiet lunch
  • Implementing mindfulness strategies
  • Taking time to prepare and organize for the school day
  • Attending to other areas of self-care
  • Connecting and building on areas of spiritual health
  • Drawing, painting, singing, or dancing

Burnout is the result of ongoing stress and increased workload on the job.

In educational settings, having more students in a class, taking on extra volunteer duties, or learning a new report card software can increase the symptoms of burnout.

Implement individual interventions as soon as you start feeling any of the symptoms of burnout.

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