Health and Wellness Awareness Days for February, 2017

by Maria Koropecky, Wellness Coach

Here’s a link to the Intro for this blog post series, a.k.a the #BeTheChange Almanac.

Here’s a link to January.

Hopefully, these Awareness Days will inspire you to discover your life’s purpose and pitch in where you can.

Spread the awareness and share!

February is the Awareness Month For:

  • Birthflowers of the Month include: Primrose, Violet
    • #birthflower, #flower, #primrose, #violet, #purple
  • Birthstones of the Month include: Amethyst, Bloodstone, Moonstone, Onyx
    • #birthstones, #crystals, #gemstone, #jewelry, #Amethyst, #Bloodstone, #Moonstone, #Onyx, #meditation, #healing, #purple
  • Heart Health Month
    • #HearHealthMonth, #hearthealth, #heart, #HealthySnacksHealthyHeart
  • National Cherry Month (U.S.)
    • #NationalCherryMonth, #cherries
  • Psychology Month
    • #PsychologyMonth, #psychology, #mentalhealth, #mentalillness, #therapy, #counselors, #psychotherapy

Special Weeks in February:

  • Winterlude Festival in Ottawa from February 3rd to February 20th
    • #Winterlude, #Ottawa, #MyOttawa, #ottcity, #winter, #RideauCanal, #Gatineau, #canal, #staycation, #SnowflakeKingdom, #skating
  • White Cane Week (for the blind and vision-impaired community) from February 5thto February 11th, 2016
    • #whitecaneweek, #SeniorSafetyTipsoftheDay, #whitecane, #blind, #visuallyimpaired, #accessibility, #smartcane, #lowvision, #visionloss
  • New York Fashion Week from February 9th to February 17th
    • #fashionweek, #fashion, #NYC, #style, #model, #runway
  • Victoria Yoga Conference from February 10th to February 12th, Victoria, BC
    • #yogaconference, #yogaliciouslife, #yoga, #feelinggreat, #Victoria, #yyj
  • International Flirting Week from February 12th to February 18th
    • #flirt
  • Love Week from February 13th to February 17th
    • #LoveWeek
  • London Fashion Week from February 17th to February 21st
    • #fashionweek, #fashion, #Milan, #Italy, #style, #model, #runway
  • Milan Fashion Week from February 22nd to February 28th
    • #fashionweek, #fashion, #London, #style, #model, #runway
  • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week from February 26th to March 4th
    • #NEDAwareness, #NEDAweek, #eatingdisorders, #Recovery
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week from February 14th to February 21st
    • #reproductivehealth, #health, #pregnancy
  • The 9th Annual Tapping World Summit 2017 from February 22nd to March 4th
    • #tapping, #EFT, #WorldSummit

Special Days in February:

  • Winter Walk Day on February 1st (Wednesday)
    • #WinterWalkDay, #WellnessWednesday
  • Groundhog Day on February 2nd (Thursday)
    • #GroundhogHay, #spring, #BillMurray
  • World Play Your Ukulele Day on February 2nd (Thursday)
    • #WorldUkuleleDay, #UkuleleDay, #ukulele, #youtube, #uke, #music, #HarpUkulele
  • Facebook’s Birthday on February 4th (Saturday)
    • #Facebook, #socialmedia, #marketing, #fb
  • Take Your Child to the Library Day on February 4th (Saturday)
    • #gotothelibrary, #readabook, #read, #LibraryGenius, #books, #ChildrenRead, #teachingreading, #Readingactivities, #learntoread, #websiteforkids
  • World Cancer Day on February 4th (Saturday)
    • #WorldCancerDay, #Cancer, #health
  • International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation on February 6th (Monday)
    • #UnitedNations, #UN, #comfortwomen, #ZeroTolerance, #humanrights
  • Boy Scout Day on February 8th (Wednesday)
    • #BoyScoutDay
  • National Kite Flying Day on February 8th (Wednesday)
    • #KiteFlyingDay, #kiteflying, #kite, #flyakite, #beach, #kitesurfing, #kitesurf, #kiteboarding, #fun, #sun, #sea
  • Inventors’ Day on February 11th (Saturday)
    • #InventorsDay, #SharkTankTuesdays, #SharkTank, #propertyrights, #ProfessorBranestawm
  • Students Run LA’s 22nd Annual Friendship Run on February 12th (Sunday)
    • #studentsrunla, #SRLA, #friendshiprun
  • Family Day in BC on February 13th (Monday)
    • #BCFamilyDay, #familyday, #family
  • Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show on February 13th (Monday)
    • #WKCDogShow, #WestminsterDogShow, #BestinShow, #dogs
  • Valentine’s Day on February 14th (Tuesday)
    • #ValentinesDay, #Valentines, #Valentine, #love
  • National Innovation Day on February 16th (Thursday)
    • #nationalinnovationday, #innovation, #startup, #tech, #technology, #leadership
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day on February 17th (Friday)
    • #RandomActsOfKindnessDay, #KindnessDay, #kindness
  • Family Day in AB, SK, ON on February 20th (Monday)
    • #familyday, #family
  • Colour Days!!! Pink Day (let this colour inspire you throughout the day) (public Facebook Group) on February 17th (Friday)
    • #colordays, #colors, #colorful, #pink
  • Northern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo Day on February 20th (Monday)
    • #HoodieHooDay
  • Love your Pet Day on February 20th (Monday)
    • #pet, #animallover, #TheSecretLifeOfPets, #furbaby
  • Pink Shirt Day (anti-bullying movement) on February 22nd (Wednesday)
    • #PinkShirtDay, #endbullying, #antibullying, #StopBullying, #PinkitForward, #PinkShirtPromise, #kindness
  • Walking the Dog Day on February 22nd (Wednesday)
    • #WalkingTheDogDay, #dog, #walk, #pet, #animallover, #TheSecretLifeOfPets, #furbaby, #WellnessWednesday
  • World Thinking Day (Girl Scouts and Girl Guides) on February 22nd (Wednesday)
    • #WorldThinkingDay, #GirlScouts
  • WE Day Montreal FR: 23 Février (jeudi), Théâtre St-Denis, Montreal
    • #WeDay, #YouthSpark, #BeTheChange
  • WE Day Montreal EN on February 24th (Friday), Theatre St-Denis, Montreal
    • #WeDay, #YouthSpark, #BeTheChange
  • Oscar Sunday (89th Academy Awards) on February 26th (Sunday)
    • #Oscars, #redcarpet, #AcademyAwards, #Movies
  • Floral Design Day on February 28th (Tuesday)
    • #FloralDesignDay, #birthflower, #flower
  • National Science Day on February 28th (Tuesday)
    • #NationalScienceDay, #ScienceisGREAT, #science
  • Shrove Tuesday, (also called Pancake Day, Fat Tuesday, and Mardi Gras) on February 28th (Tuesday)
    • #ShroveTuesday, #PancakeDay, #pancakes, #MardiGras, #FatTuesday, #Lent, #PancakeTuesday, #HappyPancakeDay
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Health & Wellness Awareness Days for January, 2017

Here’s a calendar of Wellness and Health Awareness Days and Weeks for the Month of January, 2017.

Here’s a link to the Intro for this blog post series, a.k.a the #BeTheChange Almanac.

Hopefully, these Awareness Days will inspire you to discover your life’s purpose and pitch in where you can.

Spread the awareness and share!

January is the Awareness Month for:

Alzheimer Awareness Month
#Alzheimers, #EndAlzheimers, #AlzhemiersAwareness, #dementia, #GoPurple

Birthflowers of the Month include: Carnation, Snowdrop 
#birthflower, #flower, #carnation, #snowdrop, #pink

Birthstones of the Month include: Emerald, Garnet, Rose Quartz
#birthstones, #crystals, #gemstone, #jewelery, #emerald, #Garnet, #RoseQuartz

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
#CervicalHealthAwarenessMonth, #PAP, #cervicalscreening, #cervicalcander, #NoFearGoSmearm #pregnancyhealth

Hot Tea Month (Tea Association of Canada)
#HotTeaMonth, #tealover, #tea, #staycozy, #teatime, #TeaProudly

Human Trafficking Awareness Month
#humantrafficking, #sextrafficking, #endslavery, #humanrights

National Bath Safety Month (U.S.)
#NationalBathSafetyMonth, #BathSafety, #BubbleBathDay

National Birth Defects Prevention Month
#healthypregnancy, #pregnancytips, #momtobe, #pregnancy, #healthybaby

National Blood Donor Month
#NationalBloodDonorMonth, #RedCross, #savelives, #donate, #giveblood, #RaiseYourSleeve

National Hobby Month (U.S.)
#hobby

National Oatmeal Month (U.S.)
#NationalOatmealMonth, #OatmealMonth, #OAT, #oatmeal, #breakfast, #healthy, #FuelTheFireWithin, #Great4Kids

National Soup Month (U.S.)
#NationalSoupMonth, #winter, #healthy, #dinnertime, #lunchtime, #soup

Thyroid Awareness Month
#ThyroidAwarenessMonth, #thyroidgland, #thyroidcancer, #Otolaryngology

Walk Your Pet Month
#WalkYourPetMonth, #pet, #animallover, #walk, #TheSecretLifeOfPets, #furbaby

Special Weeks in January:

National Non-Smoking Week from January 15th to January 21st
#WeedlessWednesday, #quitsmoking, #stopsmoking, #smokefree, #health

Special Days in January:

New Year’s Day on January 1st (Sunday)
#HappyNewYear, #NewYear, #newyears, #NewYearsDay

Polar Bear Swim on January 1st (Sunday)
#polarbearswim, #brr, #HappyNewYear

World Braille Day on January 4th (Wednesday)
#WorldBrailleDay, #Braille

World Hypnotism Day on January 4th (Wednesday)
#HypnotismDay, #hypnosis, #hypnotize

Orthodox Christmas Day on January 7th (Saturday)
#OrthodoxChristmas

Bubble Bath Day on January 8th (Sunday)
#BubbleBathDay, #bubbles, #bubblebath, #bathtime, #relax

Clean Off Your Desk Day on January 9th (Monday)
#CleanOffYourDeskDay, #cleandesk, #workspace, #organize

Cut Your Energy Costs Day on January 10th (Tuesday)
#CutYourEnergyCostsDay, #energyefficiency

Human Trafficking Awareness Day on January 11th (Wednesday)
#humantrafficking, #sextrafficking, #endslavery, #humanrights

National Rubber Ducky Day (U.S.) on January 13th (Friday)
#NationalRubberDuckyDay, #RubberDuckyDay, #SesameStreet, #bathtime

Friday, the 13th, on Janaury 13th (Friday)
#FridayThe13th, #TGIF, #Friday

SHE Day (600 Women talk business and leadership in Winnipeg, MB) on January 13th (Friday)
#SHEday2017, #leadership, #business, #entrepreneur, #inspiration, #leadfromwithin, #marketing, #success, #womenleaders, #Winnipeg

National Dress Up Your Pet Day (U.S.) on January 14th (Saturday)
#DressUpYourPetDay, #pet, #animallover, #TheSecretLIfeOfPets, #furbaby

Orthodox New Year on January 14th (Saturday)
#OrthodoxNewYear, #OldNewYear, #NewYear

Hat Day on January 15th (Sunday)
#hat, #hatday, #hats, #selfie, #badhairday, #hatgame, #hattastic, #hatselfie, #WearAHatDay, #fun

Go to the Spa Day because it’s Blue Monday on January 16th (Monday)
#BlueMonday, #mondaymotivation, #spaday, #pampering, #spa, #relax, #massage, #facial, #beauty, #relaxation

Colour Days!!! Rainbow Day (let these colours inspire you throughout the day) (public Facebook Group) on January 17th (Tuesday)
#colordays, #colors, #colorful, #rainbow, #rainbowday

Ditch Your New Year’s Resolutions Day on January 17th (Tuesday)
#NewYearsResolutions, #ditch

World Religion Day on January 17th (Tuesday)
#WorldReligionDay, #interfaith

Weedless Wednesday on January 18th (Wednesday)
#WeedlessWednesday, #quitsmoking, #stopsmoking, #smokefree, #health, #WellnessWednesday

National Popcorn Day (U.S.) on January 19th (Thursday)
#NationalPopcornDay, #popcorn

National Hugging Day on January 21st (Saturday)
#NationalHuggingDay, #NationalHugDay, #hug

National Answer Your Cat’s Question Day (U.S.) on January 22nd (Sunday)
#cats, #kitty, #kittens, #pets, #cute, #animallover, #meow, #TheSecretLifeOfPets, #furbaby, #purrfect

Change a Pet’s Life Day on January 24th (Tuesday)
#ChangeAPetsLifeDay, #FOSTER, #volunteer, #TheSecretLifeOfPets

Family Literacy Day on January 27th (Friday)
#FamilyLiteracyDay, #raiseareader, #literacy, #family

Chinese New Year Day of the Rooster Year on January 28th (Saturday)
#ChineseNewYear, #yearoftherooster

International Lego Day on January 28th (Saturday)
#LegoDay, #lego

Women’s Right to Vote in Canada 101st Anniversary on January 28th (Saturday)
#womensrighttovote, #womenleaders, #Canada, #worklifebalance

Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day on January 30th (Monday)
#BubbleWrapAppreciationDay, #pop, #whomakesthisstuffup

See you at the end of January for February’s Awareness Days!

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