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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness can refer to our:

Mental Wellness - the degree to which you feel good about yourself and your life.

Spiritual wellness - how you experience your values and ethics being aligned with you actions and behaviours.

Physical Wellness - the ability to attend to and maintain the health of the body.  

Social Wellness - the quality and degree of social interaction and the ability to contribute to the common welfare of your community.

Langs is here to assist you in maintaining and enhancing your health and wellness.

Check back often for updates.

DIABETES RESOURCES

 Waterloo Wellington Diabetes

Waterloo Wellington Diabetes offers a website for individuals and families living with diabetes in the region.  It offers education and guidance to support you in living a healthy life with diabetes.

Please visit our website for further resources: Waterloo Wellington Diabetes


Additional Resources

Now is the time to look after you! Try to focus on the positive things that you can do while at home.

Stay active, stay healthy and above all stay well! Check out these FREE resources that you can access from home:

Online Self-Management Programs:

Living Healthy Webinars

Webinars are free and easy to access interactive sessions that are between 30-60 minutes in length and usually feature an expert guest speaker. Each webinar will explore different aspects of managing our health with helpful information and tools you can use in your daily life.

Help With Your Health Online

During this 5 week interactive web based series, participants will learn new skills each week to help better manage their health. Topics include: understanding your medication, food labels, stress & sleep; plan for your health, & prepare for medical appointments. To register for an upcoming workshop: Click Here


Mind and Body:

Virtual YMCA 

While they’ve closed their physical locations, the Y’s have created a virtual YMCA. Home work outs, health & wellness tips, stories, recipes, on demand videos, activities for children and more!

CALM 

Free online mindfulness, meditation, sleep stories and calming music. Resources are available for kids too!

Smiling Mind

Free downloadable app that equips teenagers and youth with the integral skills they need to thrive in life.


Nutrition

Cookspiration

Be inspired to cook any time, day or night. A free resource created by the Dietitians of Canada.

SuperCook App

Downloadable app that helps you try some new recipes and enjoy a home cooked meal by using ingredients you have on hand at home in your pantry.


Stress, Anxiety

Worry Feeds Anxiety

Tips for coping with COVID-19 stress provided by Kathy Somers from the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic.


Stress, Anxiety

Pain University Online

Free self– directed online modules to help manage chronic pain by Toronto Academic Pain Management Institute

Resource List Compiled by the Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program

LANGS' OWN SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS VIDEOS

The cure to unhappiness is ... happiness.

Engaging in Happiness Increasing Activities is scientifically proven to improve happiness.

Join various Langs' staff members who are creating videos specially for you about the science behind being happy.

This friendly video journey will take you through the 12 scientifically proven happiness increasing activities.

Videos will be uploaded each week. Get started now by clicking here:

Langs own Science of Happiness Videos

DIABETES WELLNESS VIDEOS

Staying Active at Home: COVID-19 and Diabetes:

Staying active is one of the best ways to help manage your diabetes.

Visit Langs' YouTube Channel to See the Many Videos Recently Uploaded by our Diabetes Team, Including Exercises and Recipes: Diabetes Wellness During COVID-19 Video Playlist

Youtube Playlist