What is Health & Wellness?
In Old English, the word health means whole and the word wellness means wealth— together these words tell us that we are our best when we are whole (Alberta Health, 2014). We, as people, are at our best when all dimensions of our wellness are healthy (Alberta Health, 2014). It is what allows us to work, play, create, and love. By doing all of the things your family already does--through being creative, connecting virtually, learning new skills, getting outside, and laughing together--you are maintaining your family’s health and wellness.
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Movement fuels mental health!!
Movement is essential for healthy physical and mental development in children and youth. A growing body of research highlights the vital role that physical activity has on cognition, brain function, and mental
health. Movement can be a tool to promote emotional regulation, stress management and self-esteem, and to build problem-solving skills.
Be sure to follow public health guidelines if participating in this or other special events.