Wellness Calendar February 2017

Beverly’s Picks

WinterActive MonthWinterActive Month

Be Electrific DayBe Electrific Day

Single Tasking DaySingle Tasking Day

Random Acts Of Kindness WeekRandom Acts of Kindness Week

Use the awareness events listed below for programming ideas at your workplace. Build them into events such as workshops, displays and health fairs or gather articles and tips for your company newsletter, blog or eposts. Check out the Stress and Wellness Blog for statistics and strategies related to many of the celebrations listed below.

Awareness Months

  • AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month (US)
  • Bake For Family Fun Month
  • Heart Health Month (US)
  • International Boost Self-Esteem Month
  • International Expect Success Month
  • International Friendship Month
  • Kids E.N.T. (Ears, Nose, Throat) Month (US)
  • Marijuana Awareness Month
  • National Bird Feeding Month
  • National Blah Buster Month
  • National Caffeine Addiction Awareness Month
  • National Care About Your Indoor Air Month
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month (US)
  • National Condom Month
  • National Heart Awareness Month (CND)
  • National Hobby Month                                            * Blog
  • National Hot Breakfast Month                              * Blog
  • National Laugh Friendly Month
  • National Parent Leadership Month
  • National Senior Independence Month
  • National Snack Food Month                                  * Blog
  • National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
  • National Time Management Month
  • National World Understanding Month
  • Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month
  • Relationship Wellness Month
  • Responsible Pet Owner’s Month
  • Sleep Safely Month
  • Spunky Old Broads Month                                       * Blog
  • WinterActive (CND)   Program cancelled but can be still celebrated   * Blog
  • Wise Consumer Health Month (US)
  • Wise Health Care Consumer Month
  • Youth Leadership Month

Awareness Weeks

  • Feb 1-7 – Women’s Heart Week                                     * Blog
  • Feb 5-11 – Eating Disorder Awareness Week (first full week) (CND)
  • Feb 5-11 – International Snow Sculpting Week (first full week)
  • Feb 5-11 – Funeral Services Education Week (first full week)
  • Feb 5-11 – National Pay Your Bills Week (first full week)
  • Feb 5-11 – National Burn Awareness Week (first full week) (US)
  • Feb 5-11- International Leadership Week (first full week)          * Blog
  • Feb 5-11 – International Networking Week (first full week)
  • Feb 12-18 – Dump Your Significant Jerk Week (second full week)
  • Feb 12-18 – Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week (second full week) (US)
  • Feb 12-18 – Rejection Awareness Week (second full week)
  • Feb 12-18 – Risk Awareness Week (second full week)
  • Feb 12-18 – Love Makes The World Go Around, But Laughter Makes Us Dizzy Week (second full week)
  • Feb 12-18 – National Hero Week (second full week)
  • Feb 12-18 – Celebration of Love Week (second full week)
  • Feb 12-18 – Children of Alcoholics Week (US) (week of Valentines)
  • Feb 13-19 – Go Green Week  (varies) (UK)
  • Feb 12-18 – International Friendship Week              * Blog
  • Feb 12-18 – Heart Failure Awareness Week (second full week)
  • Feb 12-18 – Random Acts Of Kindness Week  (second full week)          * Blog
  • Feb 19-25 – National Entrepreneurship Week (third full week)
  • Feb 19-25 – National Pancake Week (third full week)
  • Feb 26-4 – National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Awareness Days

  • Feb 1 – National Girls and Women in Sports Day   (First Wednesday) (US)
  • Feb 1 – Spunky Old Broads Day                               * Blog
  • Feb 2 – Change Your Password Day
  • Feb 2 – Self-Renewal Day
  • Feb 2 – Organization Day
  • Feb 2 – Groundhog Day
  • Feb 3 – Dump Your Significant Jerk Day
  • Feb 3 – Half Way Point Of Winter
  • Feb 3 – Wear Red Day  (First Friday)
  • Feb 3 – Give Kids A Smile Day    (First Friday) (US)
  • Feb 3 – Bubble Gum Day  (First Friday)                * Blog
  • Feb 3 – Working Naked Day (First Friday)           * Blog
  • Feb 4 – World Cancer Day
  • Feb 6 – Canadian Maple Syrup Day
  • Feb 6 – Pay-A-Compliment Day
  • Feb 7 – Send A Card To A Friend Day
  • Feb 8 – Laugh and Get Rich Day
  • Feb 9 – Read In The Bathtub Day                          * Blog
  • Feb 9 – National Stop Bullying Day
  • Feb 11 – Make A Friend Day                                    * Blog
  • Feb 11 – Be Electrific Day                                          * Blog
  • Feb 11 – National Shut-in Visitation Day
  • Feb 11 – Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
  • Feb 12 – Sexual & Reproductive Awareness Day (CND)
  • Feb 12 – Leadership Success Day
  • Feb 12 – World Marriage Day   (second Sunday)
  • Feb 13 – Clean Out Your Computer Day  (second Monday)
  • Feb 13 – Get a Different Name Day
  • Feb 13 – Madly In Love With Me Day
  • Feb 13 – Blame Someone Else Day
  • Feb 14 – Read To Your Child Day
  • Feb 14 – National Donor Day (US)
  • Feb 14 – National Condom Day (US)
  • Feb 14 – Singles Awareness Day
  • Feb 16 – Do A Grouch A Favour Day
  • Feb 16 – National Almond Day
  • Feb 16 – Through With The Chew Day (Third Thursday)
  • Feb 17 – World Human Spirit Day
  • Feb 17 – Random Acts Of Kindness Day              * Blog
  • Feb 17 – My Way Day                                                  * Blog
  • Feb 17 – National Women’s Heart Day  (US) – (Third Friday)
  • Feb 18 – Battery Day
  • Feb 18 – National Drink Wine Day
  • Feb 19 – International Friendship Day
  • Feb 20 – Memory Day (US)
  • Feb 20 – Love Your Pet Day                                      * Blog
  • Feb 20 – Family Day – A Day To Eat Dinner With Your Children  (Third Monday)      * Blog
  • Feb 22 – World Thinking Day
  • Feb 22 – Single Tasking Day                                     * Blog
  • Feb 22 – Be Humble Day
  • Feb 24 – Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day  (Last Friday)
  • Feb 25 – Quiet Day                                                        * Blog
  • Feb 28 – National Tooth Fairy Day

 

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