October Well-Being Tips

Posted: October 15, 2022 | Category: Well-Being Tips

  • Emotional Wellness from NIH. Many health-related issues are observed in the month of October. One in particular is emotional wellness. In this toolkit from the National Institutes of Health, emotional wellness is described as “the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times.” It offers six strategies for improving emotional health and the steps you can take to achieve each one.
  • Lehigh Valley Bucket List. Fall is the season for pumpkin carving, hikes in the fresh air, and viewing the changing foliage. Take some time to explore the beauty of our region and give yourself a break from the everyday routine. There is plenty to do if you just look for it!
  • Let Go of Stress in the Orchard. Yes, there is science-based research on why apple picking can benefit your emotional (and physical) health. One big reason for these feel-good vibes: being in nature among the trees turns down the volume on your stress response.