It’s important for everyone to have a healthy body and a healthy mind. The health of our minds and bodies are connected. If we ignore either one, it can affect our overall health. To learn more about having a healthy body and healthy mind, see the resources below:
Parents and caregivers can show children and teens how to have a healthy body and healthy mind. A Tool for Parenting Children and A Tool for Parenting Teens offer tips on how to role model healthy behaviours for children and teens. If you work with Children and Youth, see our Tool for working with Children and Teens for tips and ideas.
Sometimes, we find ourselves in situations where comments are made about bodies and behaviours. These comments can affect how we feel about ourselves. Even when trying to compliment it can still have an unintended negative effect. The following resource has tips on how to keep the focus positive and healthy: