“Stress, anxiety and depression are caused when we are living to please others.”
– Paulo Coelho
Selfcare is critical to our wellbeing and vitality. For each day of the month write down ways to incorporate physical, mental and emotional activities to help you feel fulfilled. Let’s get started today.
- Print out the PDF version
- Create your own personal individual wellness goals. Discuss with your kids ways for them to create their own wellness goals. As a family discuss ways you can create physical, mental and emotional wellness within your home.
- In the space provided in the box list key phrases that will remind you and the kids to meet your daily wellness goals.
- Post this monthly stress awareness calendar in a space you will see it daily – refrigerator, bathroom mirror, car, computer workspace, etc.
- Set a friendly reminder on your smartphone each day to keep you on track. For example, have an alarm set at 12pm each day to remind you to prioritize wellness into your day – take a work/ study break to accomplish your personal goals.
- At the end of each day mark the calendar for each category and track your progress to help you live your best life.
August Stress Awareness Monthly Guide
Check out our other stress reduction tips here. We have additional blog post specific to pilates, pre/post natal, bone building for osteoporosis/osteopenia, mindful meditation, restorative yoga therapy, partner and endurance training. We believe in treating the whole person with a holistic approach and blend our knowledge and training of movement, nutrition, massage therapy and traditional chinese medicine.
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Assumption of the Risk: By attempting any of the exercises, you do so at your own risk. We make no representations, guarantees or warranties that the information or exercises on this blog are appropriate for you or will result in improvements of your medical condition or function.
Not medical advice or physical therapy. This content is intended to provide information and instructions on general exercises that may help increase strength, mobility, and function for specific areas of the body. It is not intended to be a substitute for obtaining a medical diagnosis or medical or physical therapy advice from a qualified licensed provider. You should seek medical advice from a qualified physician or physical therapist before trying any of the exercises or self-treatment suggestions on this blog, particularly if your pain is from a traumatic injury or event.
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- UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST ENGLAND, May 4, 2018-last update, Coloring Reduces Stress and Boosts Creativity.