And finding the time to take proper care of yourself can be hard.
But if you don’t, it won’t be long before you’re beat from exhaustion and operating in a mental fog where it’s hard to care about anything or anyone.
We’re already a few days into September- and with seasons changing, school starting, and the year passing,
I thought let’s do one small thing every day that will keep us feeling connected to ourselves and the world around us.
Don’t forget to take care of yourself!
Sept. 5– Clean your room
Sept. 6– Drink 80 oz of water
Sept. 7– Take a walk
Sept. 8– Bake something
Sept. 9– Clean out your purse/ backpack
Sept.10– Try something new
Sept. 11– Do some yoga
Sept. 12– Go to the movies
Sept. 13– Go to bed early
Sept. 14– Hang with friends
Sept. 15– Go outside
Sept. 16– Do a face mask
Sept. 17– Make a new playlist
Sept. 18– Go out to eat
Sept. 19– Draw, film, create something
Sept. 20– Have a photoshoot, selfies count
Sept. 21– Take a nap
Sept. 22– Make a healthy breakfast
Sept. 23– Stargaze at night
Sept. 24– Write down your dreams
Sept. 25– Go for a run
Sept. 26– Watch YouTube
Sept. 27– Learn a new skill
Sept. 28– Take a bath
Sept. 29– Eat more fruits
Sept. 30– Write down what you’re thankful for
These are just ideas. The point is, have You time, EVERY-DAY!
Sending Posi vibes for a radiant month-
For more posi-tivity,
Wellness is mental, social, physical, nutritional fitness.
September is the month for the following Wellness Observances:
Nationally and/or globally recognized..
Baby Safety Month – Every day in the U.S., approximately 8,000 children are treated in the emergency room for fall-related injuries.
-Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) is helping educate parents and caregivers on the importance of properly using straps on all juvenile products.
Blood Cancer Awareness Month – Blood cancers are cancers of the blood, bone marrow or lymph nodes that affect normal blood cell production or function.
-Today, nearly 1.3 million people in the United States are living with, or are in remission from, leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma.
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month – In the U.S., 15,780 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer every year; approximately 1/4 of them will not survive the disease.
Cholesterol Education Month – A good time to learn about lipid profiles and about food and lifestyle choices that help you reach personal cholesterol goals.
Craniofacial Acceptance Month – The goal is to create awareness of craniofacial differences and to get people to see that “beyond the face is a heart.”
Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month – To raise public awareness of issues in the area of pain and pain management.
Food Safety Education Month – To raise awareness about steps you can take to prevent food poisoning.
-Every year, an estimated 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from eating contaminated food.
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month – To encourage women to learn more about cancers of the cervix, vagina, vulva, ovaries, and uterus including early detection and prevention.
-Every year in the United States, about 89,000 women are diagnosed with and more than 29,000 die from gynecologic cancer.
Healthy Aging Month – Think it’s too late to “re-invent” yourself? Think again. Healthy Aging Month provides inspiration and practical ideas for adults, ages 45-plus, to improve their physical, mental, social and financial well-being.
National Preparedness Month – A time to focus our attention on the importance of preparing our families, homes, businesses, and communities for disasters that threaten our lives, property, and homeland. During this time, we also honor the brave men and women who selflessly respond to crises and disasters, rendering aid to those in need.
Pain Awareness Month – A time when various organizations work to raise public awareness of issues in the area of pain and pain management.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – An opportunity to create awareness around the health issues that are associated with a man’s prostate: BPH, prostatitis, and prostate cancer.
Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month – Scarring of the lungs
Reye’s Syndrome Awareness Month – Reye’s Syndrome is a two-phase illness because it is almost always associated with a previous viral infection such as influenza (flu), cold, or chicken pox.
-One important fact about the serious disease is that the cause is still unknown. The disease is still a mystery and the risk factors are still unclear although experts believe aspirin (salicylate) intake is a major one.
Sepsis Awareness Month – Every 2 minutes someone dies from sepsis in the U.S. – that’s more than from prostate cancer, breast cancer and AIDS combined. Sepsis is treatable, especially with early recognition and care. You can help by learning the signs and symptoms of sepsis and taking action in your community to spread the word.
-Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death.
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month – It is a time to talk about issues relating to suicide prevention, promote resources and awareness, how you can help others and how to talk about suicide without increasing the risk of harm.
-National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273 TALK (8255)
-Uncomfortable talking on the phone? Text NAMI to 741-741 to be connected to a free, trained crisis counselor on the Crisis Text Line.
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month – This awareness was put forth in an effort to encourage people to get yearly checkups for early detection and also to increase research in order to find cures for all thyroid cancers.
World Alzheimer’s Month – To raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia
Grandparents Days (Sept. 9-15) – An annual campaign to encourage all generations to Do Something Grand and engage with another generation on Grandparents Day.
Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week (Sept. 9-15) – Let your dedicated environmental services team know you appreciate how hard they work all year long
World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10) – Worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides- a collaboration of The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), the World Health Organization(WHO), and the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH)
Midwifery Week (Sept. 30-Oct. 6) – National Midwifery Week was created by American College of Nurse-Midwives to celebrate and raise awareness about the important role midwives and midwife-led care play for women and families.
Don’t forget to take care of yourself!