Wellness and Resiliency Resources

 

Wellness

 

Government website focusing on the food pyramid, healthy eating, and daily tips to improve nutrition for children and adults.
http://www.mypyramid.gov/

 

The Weight-control Information Network provides up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.
http://www.win.niddk.nih.gov/

 

Sleep plays a major role in affecting mental and physical health. This page has tips for improving sleep patterns and identifying sleep disorders.
http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications/allpubs/SMA-3718/sleep.asp

 

Lifestyle choices regarding work, pressure, stress, living arrangements, and relaxation all contribute significantly to wellness. This self-help tool asks questions that enable consumers to reevaluate their current situation.
http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications/allpubs/SMA-3718/lifestyle.asp

 

Simple Things You Can Do To Improve the Quality of Your Life
http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications/allpubs/SMA-3718/simple.asp

 

Mental Health America
Live your life well: Ten tools to cope with stress and feel stronger
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/liveyourlifewell

 

Resiliency

 

This brochure is intended to help readers with taking their own road to resilience. The information within describes resilience and some factors that affect how people deal with hardship.
http://www.apahelpcenter.org/featuredtopics/feature.php?id=6

 

Mayo Clinic
Resilience means being able to adapt to life's misfortunes and setbacks. Test your resilience level and get tips to build your own resilience.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/resilience/MH00078

 

Pennsylvania State University
Additional links to information on family and youth resiliency.
http://resiliency.cas.psu.edu/FamilySites.html