World Health Day
April 7 is World Health Day! Today is an opportunity to bring awareness to the different health issues impacting the world. This year's theme is "Our planet, our health," with the focus being on the overall health of our planet and keeping it healthy. You can learn more on the World Health Organization's website.
World Health Day is also an opportunity for us to take care of our physical and mental health. Mindfulness and meditation can be so important in making sure we live a happy, healthy lifestyle. How do you get started? Download an app that will teach you how to meditate and live mindfully. Check out a couple of our app recommendations below!
Headspace will keep you calm and be the gateway to daily mediation. You can choose from hundreds of guided meditations on everything from managing stress and everyday anxiety to sleep, focus, and mind-body health.
Calm promises to help users sleep better, boost confidence and reduce stress and anxiety, all with the help of guided meditations, soothing music, and bedtime stories.
Need assistance on staying motivated? Check out these motivation tips!
Curious about public health? How about the differences between health and wellness? Exercise your mind with two of our episodes of Redefine U about health and wellness.
Hear from Professor Nicole Reed, M.Ed., ACE-CPT and Professor Debbie Hammond, MPH, CHES about how important public health is in our community and why health and fitness is necessary for our well-being.
You can check out the episodes using the links below:
The episodes can also be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever else you listen to podcasts.