7 Ways to Celebrate National Wellness Month

National Wellness Month is recognized each August in hopes to promote healthy habitats to take care of your mind and body. To help you celebrate, we are offering 7 ways that you can increase your overall wellness. 

Speak With Your HealthCare Provider

The first step towards improving your wellness may be speaking with your healthcare provider. With the help of your provider, you can create a personalized wellness plan tailored to your individual wants and needs.

Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated is essential to both your physical and mental health. Especially as we experience high temperatures during the summer months, it is important to hydrate your body by drinking water.

Get Active

Physical activity, even in small amounts, is very beneficial for your overall health. If you are having trouble sticking with consistent exercise, we suggest trying new ways to get active. Finding an activity that brings you joy will make it easier to implement being active into your routine.

Get Enough Sleep

Sleep is vital to maintaining a healthy body and promoting overall wellness. The CDC recommends adults get 7-8 hours of sleep every night. To help you sleep better, we suggest creating a comfortable environment. 


Manage Your Stress

Stress can negatively affect your mind and body. You can increase your overall wellness by implementing activities in your life that help reduce stress levels. This may include reading a book, meditating, taking a bath, or anything else that might calm you.



Studies by the American Heart Association have found promising results that meditation is beneficial to the health of your mind and body. There are various different types of meditation, so we suggest researching what type might be best for you.

Make Time for Yourself

With a busy schedule, you may be neglecting to make time for yourself. It is important to make time for the things you love. Hobbies and other things you may enjoy can benefit your mental health and wellness.


Learn More and Resources

There are many ways that you can better your overall wellness. We recommend speaking with your healthcare provider to learn more. To read more about improving your overall wellness, the following resources are suggested: