For connecting at the body level

Health projects can help build lifestyles that promote self-expression, belonging, purpose, and fulfillment. Think TRIAL IT, DIAL IT, and ‘STYLE IT. Projects are often about testing approaches for eating, moving, or sleeping. To get started:

Project Component Examples:

Note: What’s included in a given project depends on factors like goals, duration, local resources, etc.

ExerciseImpacts of types of physical activity on school performanceMovement coachTake a weight- lifting class 2 times/week for a monthPresentation on observations (e.g,, physical or mental changes
Food (eating)Benefits of vegetable consumptionNutritionistConsume 3+ different vegetables daily for 2 weeksRatings based on flavor, cost, accessibility, versatility, etc.
HydrationFluid intake guidelines for everyday people and athletesTriathlon coachDrink a glass of water 1st thing in the AM for 2 weeksVlog of observations
SleepGuidelines for different age groups and evidence for themPediatricianAvoid screens for 30 min pre bedtime for 2 weeksPSA about ways to maximize sleep quality

Recommended Process

Note: Contact us if you’d like support with any of these

    1. Pick a topic, such as one in this list

      2. Plan the duration and other parts of the project using one of our forms

        3. Complete the project using a customized Google Drive-based guide we provide

          4. Assess the results (which are presented in an organized fashion in our guides)

          5. Report the results if receiving academic credit

            6. Follow up, including letting us know how things went through a built-in survey

              7. Decide what comes next:

              • Continue doing something without major changes
              • Tweak the action in some way and continue it
              • Invite others to join you in being in action
              • Set the action aside and try something else