Wellness Calendar: March 2017

Beverly’s Picks

National Colour Therapy MonthNational Colour Therapy Month

Companies That Care DayCompanies That Care Day

I Am In Control Day
I Am In Control Day

National Procrastination WeekNational Procrasination 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

    • Berries and Cherries Month
    • Brain Injury Awareness Month
    • Cabin Fever Month
    • Colic Awareness Month
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis Month
    • Easter Seals Month   (CND)
    • Employee Spirit Month
    • Family Fun Month
    • Financial Security Month
    • Help Fight Liver Disease Month   (CND)
    • International Expect Success Month
    • International Ideas Month
    • International Listening Awareness Month
    • Learning Disabilities Awareness Month   (CND)
    • Mental Retardation Awareness Month   (US)
    • National Athletic Training Month
    • National Caffeine Awareness Month    (US)                            * Blog
    • National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month   (US)
    • National Colour Therapy Month                                                 * Blog
    • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month  (CND)
    • National Craft Month
    • National Ethics Awareness Month
    • National Epilepsy Awareness Month  (CND)
    • National Eye Donor Month   (US)
    • National Frozen Food Month
    • National Kidney Month    (CND)
    • National Multiple Sclerosis Education And Awareness Month   (US)
    • National Nutrition Month
    • National Problem Gambling Awareness Month     (US)
    • Optimism Month                                                                                   * Blog
    • Pharmacy Awareness Month
    • Poison Prevention Awareness Month
    • Red Cross Month
    • Save Your Vision Month  (US)
    • Spiritual Wellness Month    (US)                                                      * Blog
    • Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month   (US)

Awareness Weeks

  • Mar 1-7     – Telecommuter Appreciation Week  (incl Mar 3 Bell’s B-Day)  * Blog
  • Mar 1-7     – National Write A Letter Of Appreciation Week
  • Mar 1-7     – Universal Human Beings Week
  • Mar 1-7     – Human Resources Week
  • Mar 1-7     – Severe Weather Preparedness Week
  • Mar 5-11   – National Procrastination Week   (first full week)                          * Blog
  • Mar 5-11   – Celebrate Your Name Week   (first full week)
  • Mar 5-11   – National Words Matter Week (first full week)
  • Mar 5-11   – National Sleep Awareness Week  (first full week) (US)                             * Blog
  • Mar 5-11   – Social Work Week  (first full week)
  • Mar 12-18 – National Patient Safety Awareness Week   (US)
  • Mar 12-18 – Canadian Agriculture Safety Week      (second full week) (CND)           * Blog
  • Mar 13-19 – International Brain Awareness Week
  • Mar 19-25 – National Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week    (third full week) (US)
  • Mar 19-25 – National Money Week
  • Mar 19-25 – National Poison Prevention Week  (third full week) (US)
  • Mar 19-25 – National Bubble Week  (third full week)
  • Mar 19-25 – Clean Your Closet Week and Clutter Awareness Week (third week)
  • Mar 20-24 – Act Happy Week (starts third Monday)
  • Mar 26-1 – National Spring Cleaning Week  (fourth week)               * BlogBlog

Awareness Days

  • Mar 1    – Share A Smile Day
  • Mar 1   – World Compliment Day
  • Mar 1   – World Book Day
  • Mar 1   – Endometriosis Day
  • Mar 1   – Plan A Solo Vacation Day
  • Mar 1   – Zero Discrimination Day
  • Mar 2   – International Tongue Twister Day
  • Mar 3   – I Want You To Be Happy Day
  • Mar 3   – International Ear Care Day
  • Mar 3   – World Book Day
  • Mar 3   – World Wildlife Day
  • Mar 3   – Employee Appreciation Day (first Friday)
  • Mar 3   – World Day Of Prayer (first Friday)
  • Mar 4   – March Forth – Do Something Day
  • Mar 3-4 – National Day of Unplugging  (Friday to Saturday)
  • Mar 5   – Daughters and Sons Day  (first Sunday)
  • Mar 5   – Unique Names Day
  • Mar 5   – National Frozen Food Day
  • Mar 6   – Stop Bad Service Day
  • Mar 6 – Dentist’s Day
  • Mar 7   – National Be Heard Day
  • Mar 7  – Cereal Day
  • Mar 8   – International Women’s Day
  • Mar 8   – Plant A Flower Day
  • Mar 8 – National Proofreading Day
  • Mar 8 – Be Nasty Day
  • Mar 9   – Get Over It Day
  • Mar 9   – Panic Day                                                                          * Blog
  • Mar 10 – International Day of Awesomeness
  • Mar 11  – Worship of Tools Day
  • Mar 12 – Daylight Saving Time    (second Sunday) * Blog
  • Mar 12 – Check Your Batteries Day    (same as Daylight Savings Day)
  • Mar 12 – Plant A Flower Day
  • Mar 13 – Good Samaritan Day
  • Mar 13 – Digital Learning Day
  • Mar 13 – Napping Day (Monday after Daylight Savings)
  • Mar 14 – Organize Your Home Office Day (second Tuesday)
  • Mar 14  – World Kidney Day  (second Tuesday)
  • Mar 15 – World Consumers Rights Day
  • Mar 15 – Kick Butts Day   (third Wednesday) (US)
  • Mar 16 – Freedom of Information Day
  • Mar 16 – Everything You Do Is Right Day
  • Mar 16 – No Selfies Day
  • Mar 16 – Companies That Care Day     (third Thursday)  * Blog
  • Mar 16 – Absolutely Incredible Kid Day   (third Thursday)   * Blog
  • Mar 18 – World Sleep Day
  • Mar 18 – Awkward Moments Day
  • Mar 18 – Forgive Mom and Dad Day                                          * Blog
  • Mar 18 – Supreme Sacrifice Day
  • Mar 19 – Let’s Laugh Day
  • Mar 19 – National Poultry Day
  • Mar 20 – Act Happy Day    (third Monday)               * Blog
  • Mar 20 – Snowman Burning Day
  • Mar 20 – International Day of Happiness
  • Mar 20 – Snowman Burning Day
  • Mar 20 – World Storytelling Day (Equinox)
  • Mar 21   – National Agriculture Day
  • Mar 21 – International Day For The Elimination Of Racial Discrimination
  • Mar 21 – Memory Day
  • Mar 21 – Fragrance Day                                                  * Blog
  • Mar 21 – World Down Syndrome Day
  • Mar 21 – Brain Injury Awareness Day
  • Mar 21 – National Single Parent Day
  • Mar 21 – National Common Courtesy Day
  • Mar 21 – National Renewable Energy Day
  • Mar 22 – World Day for Water                                         * Blog
  • Mar 22 – As Young As You Feel Day
  • Mar 22 – International Goof Off Day
  • Mar 23 – OK Day
  • Mar 24 – World Tuberculosis Day
  • Mar 25 –  Be Mad Day (Fourth Saturday)
  • Mar 26 – Medic Alert Day
  • Mar 27 – Viagra Day
  • Mar 27 – Neighbour Day
  • Mar 28 – American Diabetes Alert Day     (fourth Tuesday) (US)
  • Mar 29 – National Mom And Pop Business Owners Day                  * Blog
  • Mar 30 – Grass Is Always Browner On The Other Side Of The Fence Day
  • Mar 30 – World Bi-polar Day
  • Mar 30 – I Am In Control Day                                                        * Blog
  • Mar 31 – No Homework Day  (last Friday)
  • Mar 31 – National Sleep Apnea Day                                               * Blog

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