System Maintenance: 3 Self-Care Practices for Ultimate Performance in High School

Could your life opportunities use an upgrade? Recharge at Eastlake High School (Eastlake), a fee-free, tuition-free nontraditional school for grades 9-12 in Colorado Springs. We strive to provide an education that removes barriers so you can practice progress in a flexible, supportive environment.The key to thriving is practicing self-care. Here are some “system maintenance” tips to ensure your personalized learning journey is a success.

1 - Reboot/Restart 

As with our digital devices, we sometimes need to reboot or restart in order to clear out any glitches or negative energy. Spending time with family and friends, taking breaks, and engaging in hobbies unplugged can help us recharge and refocus on our studies.

A teacher provides supportive instruction in a class at Eastlake High School in Colorado Springs.

2 - Clear (Mind) Trash

Clearing our minds of negative thoughts and distractions is similar to clearing trash on a computer. Meditation, mindfulness exercises, and journaling can help declutter our minds and enhance our focus, allowing us to better tackle our academic challenges.

3 - System Update

Investing in personal growth and development is just as important as updating our devices. In order to stay motivated and continually grow as a person, it is essential to set goals, learn new skills, and seek out opportunities for improvement.

Nobody falls through the cracks at Eastlake. We provide unwavering support through our caring faculty and staff, as well as various safety nets including the Family Advocacy program, Community Closet, Food Pantry, and transportation services. Our community has developed an environment where everyone, especially you, can thrive.

Whether you’re currently working a job, taking care of family, or feeling stuck in life, it’s your turn to realize that anything is possible. With a few self-care practices, our caring support, and a customized learning journey at Eastlake, a bright and thriving future awaits you. What are you waiting for? Upgrade your opportunities and enroll in Eastlake today! 100% free.

About Eastlake High School
Eastlake High School is an alternative, tuition-free public high school launched in 2004 as an answer to the growing number of students seeking options on the path to a diploma. Our highly qualified staff meets students where they are, with flexible scheduling and custom-built academic programs. Community, personalized learning and unwavering support are the heart of our mission. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, we enroll 9th-12th grade students year-round. Join us–We’re different on purpose.