Wellness Wednesday

WHAT

Wellness Wednesday is the time of the week to get inspiration on how to live well. Topics discussed on Wellness Wednesdays by our health experts will focus on how to have a healthy mind and body. One cannot exist without the other.

WHEN

Wednesday is great because it’s in the middle of the week when employees usually experience a bit of a lull. And that is why it is being celebrated on Wednesday’s of every week.

WHERE

It is celebrated all over the world. On Wednesdays particular topics on physical and mental wellness has been covered in social media platforms. Many people are actively participating in such discussions.

WHY

WellnessWednesday has been an ongoing social media trend that aims to provide various tips on health, foods, diets, lifestyles, and more. It spreads awareness of the smaller things people can do to prevent stress that they don’t realize.

HOW

Infographics, photographs, videos, and more are constantly shared through the Wellness Wednesday trend. The Crisis Center’s emphasis on Wellness Wednesday is more oriented towards stress management. 

Significance

It emphasis on the importance of self care. One of the best things you can do for your mind and body is to take care of you and give yourself a break every now and then. Science shows that when you take the time to take care of you with daily self-care, you will be more productive, reduce stress and feel happier.

– snuggle with a furry friend or a human – being close to someone who provides affection (licks from the puppy count) increase oxytocin– what’s considered the love hormone.

– eat foods that nourish you – notice what foods fuel your body and mind.

– look at something beautiful – a picture or an image that makes you smile or inspires you, mindfully, for a minute. 

– funny clips, GIF’s or images – laughing and smiling produce happy endorphins making it more likely you’ll be nicer to yourself and those around you. 

– create confidence thoughts with affirmations – take a moment to look for inspiring quotes or phrases, read them to yourself, and make them a screensaver on your phone or computer, print them out and hang it on your mirror.

– allow yourself a little luxury – the towels you reserve for guests, use them for you, buy the nice bath salt, get a food massage, grab your favorite coffee from your favorite coffee shop, and treat your body with some love.

R – read a blog or book that inspires you or that you have been looking forward to.

– enjoy a warm beverage, a cup of tea or coffee – become mindful of the little the things throughout the day that make you feel good.