Health and wellness are key components to building healthy families! When we make positive choices that promote the physical, emotional, mental, and relational health of our families, we can live happier, more well-balanced lives. This is especially true during the
By Eleanor Beeslaar We hope our series on family health and wellness has helped you learn new information and build skills that can help you promote your family’s physical, mental, emotional, and relational health! There are many wonderful and creative
By Eleanor Beeslaar Healthy relationships contribute to positive mental and physical health! Meaningful and satisfying relationships with our loved ones increase our happiness, lead to fewer health issues, and are linked to a longer life expectancy (Harvard Health Publishing, 2010).
By Eleanor Beeslaar Families can foster health and wellness by promoting positive mental health and paying attention to when professional help may be needed. When you encourage healthy expressions of emotion, provide lots of love and support, and set expectations
By Eleanor Beeslaar An essential part of promoting wellness within your family is making healthy food choices! Good nutrition is a critical component of living a healthy lifestyle, as it reduces the risk of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease
By Eleanor Beeslaar Physical activity is an important part of health and wellness, regardless of your age. It can lead to many positive health outcomes, including a decreased risk for health problems and diseases, lower levels of stress and anxiety,