Welcome to Rx for Wellness. This page includes health and wellness tips, practices, tools, and community resources.

If you’re visiting this page for the first time, consider watching the introductory video below. Click on the health topics below the video to explore the health tips. At the bottom you can find health resources specifically tailored for our community.

If you’re ready to make an action plan for wellness, click on the Rx for Wellness Tool and begin building a plan with your care team.

01 Nutrition version 2
02 Movement version 2
03 Hydration version 2
04 Rest version 2
05 Mindfulness Flower
06 Community Resources

Nutrition Tips

If you have 5 minutes:

Try out a quick smoothie recipe with fresh fruits

 

If you have 10 minutes:

Check out this infographic for Building a Better Salad

 

If you have 1 hour:

Check out this selection of healthy recipes (including recipes from several different communities)

 

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Movement Tips

If you have 5 minutes:

Check out this Exercising While Gardening Infographic

 

Or learn about Walking off Sugary Drinks with this infographic

 

If you have 10 minutes:

Try out some of these Really, Really Short Workouts (some only take 4 minutes!)

 

If you have 1 hour:

Build out a plan for physical activity throughout the week. Find activities that are diverse, engaging, and doable. You can track your progress with these tools.

 

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Hydration Tips

If you have 5 minutes:

Try out this recipe for refreshing water with fresh fruit

 

If you have 10 minutes:

Check out this infographic: Beverages: Make Every Sip Count

 

If you have 1 hour

Hydration goes hand in hand with healthy activity. Try planning out hydration with physical activities to avoid dehydration

 

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Rest Tips

If you have 5 minutes:

Check out these Healthy Sleep Tips

 

If you have 10 minutes:

Read this article for some techniques to use when having trouble sleeping

 

If you have 1 hour:

Try out these sleep apps and find one that works best for you

 

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Mindfulness Tips

If you have 5 minutes:

Try one of these 7 mindfulness exercises. Each exercise takes less than 5 minutes

 

If you have 10 minutes:

These mindfulness exercises can be completed in 10 minutes or less

 

If you have 1 hour:

Build out a mindfulness action plan that works for you

 

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Community Resources

Humboldt Senior Resource Center offers activities and nutritional programs.

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Food For People offers nutrition education and other food resources.

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Check out these mindfulness apps and find one that works for you.

Purple Flowers

Check out these sleep apps and see which works best for you.

Rest Bed Figure

The Humboldt County Resource List has a comprehensive selection of organizations and services in the community.

Broccoli Hula Hooper

Learn about the following incentives to buy affordable fresh produce at your local farmers’ markets: Supplemental Security Income benefit match, using Women, Infants, & Children checks, and using CalFresh electronic benefits.

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