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2024 Wellbeing Calendar

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January

Renew and reset for the new year

The new year is a great opportunity to check in and review your health, habits, and lifestyle. Set some time aside to plan your goals for 2024.

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  • 24th: International Day of Education

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February

Taking control of your health: The physical and mental connection

Our mental and physical health are intricately connected. Learn about how each affects the other this month.

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  • Heart month
  • Psychology month
  • 4th World Cancer Day

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March

Women's health: Taking control of your wellbeing

Women face specific health issues which can have a significant impact on wellbeing. Stay informed and in control by reading this month's articles.

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  • 1st: Zero Discrimination Day
  • 8th: International Women's Day
  • 15th World Sleep Day
  • 20th: International Day of Happiness
  • Nutrition month

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April

Understanding neurodiversity

Neurodiverse people often experience stigma because of a lack of awareness and understanding. Learning more about different conditions can be helpful, whether you have a neurodiverse brain or not.

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  • 2nd: World Autism Awareness Day
  • 7th: World Health Day
  • 22nd: Earth Day
  • 28th: World Day for Safety and Health at Work

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May

Mental health & children

We strive to ensure our children have the nourishment they need to grow to be healthy adults. Well-balanced nutrition and physical activity are important, but mental health is equally essential. Learn how we can help you to support your child’s mental wellbeing.

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June

Eco-anxiety: How to cope when the future looks bleak

Climate change, natural disasters, infectious disease. We hear more about these threats each day in the news and may have even experienced them ourselves. Let us help you find ways to quell the distress brought on by climate anxiety.

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  • Pride season
  • 5th: World Environment Day

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July

Courage to change: Guidance for substance use

Are you or a loved one experiencing a substance use problem? If so we have the resources to help you identify warning signs and to support you through recovery.

  • 24th: International Self-Care Day
  • 30th: International Day of Friendship

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August

Practicing self-compassion

While studies have shown that kindness is associated with physical and mental health benefits, remember to be kind to yourself as well as to others. Look to us for encouragement and the tools to put self-care into practice.

  • 9th: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
  • 31st: International Overdose Awareness Day

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September

Streamlining your routine: Tips to create positive habits

At this time of new beginnings look forward to the exciting outcome of replacing old habits with new ones, and seeing how they will improve your life.

  • 10th: World Suicide Prevention Day
  • 30th: Truth and Reconciliation Day

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October

More than the blues: Understanding depression

When we're sad the reason is usually obvious. Depression can be harder to account for. It's sometimes a lasting, intense unhappiness about everything. But depression is treatable, and most people can improve.

  • New microsite launch 
  • 2nd – 8th: Mental illness awareness week
  • 10th: World Mental Health Day
  • Global diversity month

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November

Men's health: Breaking the stigma

By actively educating ourselves about men's health, we can contribute to breaking the stigma surrounding it and promote a culture of understanding and support.

  • 16th: International Day for Tolerance
  • Movember month – men's physical and mental health

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December

Mastering the practice of gratitude

Have you noticed all the good things in your life? Whatever they are, saying thank you for all the positive factors around you can help you to combat depression and increase wellbeing.

  • Holiday season
  • 1st: World AIDS Day
  • 3rd: International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • 5th: International Volunteer Day

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