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Environmental Wellbeing

Environmental Wellness is characterized by being aware of the interactions between the environment, community and ourselves. 

Signs of Environmental Wellness

  • being aware of the limits of the earth's natural resources and the resources in our community
  • creating home and work settings that are supportive and nurturing
  • optimizing resources and conserving through mindful use and limiting waste
  • enjoying and appreciating the resources around us as well as natural, outdoor environments

Ways to Nourish Your Environmental Root

  • Appreciate non-materialistic aspects of life.
  • Be aware of waste you create.
  • Bring your own reusable utensils, mugs, and cups.
  • Walk/bike instead of driving when going short distances.
  • Contribute to a community cause in which you believe.
  • Turn off lights, TV, etc. when you are not in a room.
  • Unplug devices when you are done using them.
  • Keep your living environment clutter-free and clean.
  • Be aware of your impact on the social environment in any situation and in your community.
  • Express gratitude to those whose work supports the community of which you are part.
  • Make use of the items you purchase/own.


Roots of Wellness adapted from Wellness, UNH Health Services.

Last Updated: 1/28/16