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Published on 27 September, 2022

Wellness days are marked on the academic calendar to embrace well-being and motivate individuals to nourish their bodies, minds, and spirits. The spectrum of wellness is huge, and observing a wellness calendar has thus garnered a lot of interest.

And, with days dedicated to various wellness areas, people are becoming more aware of their habits and lifestyles.

Even in workplaces where employers are concerned about employee health, they celebrate specific days of wellness to convey the message that a healthy lifestyle leads to a productive one.

Now, for one, it is not easy to keep track of wellness days throughout the year. Every month, week has a day dedicated to wellness. So, we brought you this article to refer to the wellness calendar of 2022 we have curated for you. Take a look and go ahead with your wellness festivities.

January

January marks the beginning of the year and kickstarts the wellness calendar too.

Month

  • Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
  • Autism Month
  • Birth Defects Month
  • Celebration of Life Month
  • Cervical Cancer Screening Month
  • Family Fit Lifestyle Month
  • Fat-Free Living Month
  • Financial Wellness Month
  • International Brain Teaser Month
  • International Life Balance Month
  • International Quality of Life Month
  • Jump Out Of Bed Month
  • Love Yourself Month
  • National Birth Defects Prevention Month
  • National Eye Health Month
  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month
  • National Lose Weight - Feel Great Month
  • National Thank You Month
  • National Transform Your Thinking Month
  • National Volunteer Blood Donor Month
  • Reaching Your Potential Month
  • Thyroid Awareness Month

Week

  • Jan 1-7 - Diet Resolution week
  • Jan 1-8 - Celebration of Life Week
  • Jan 3-9 - Home/Office Safety and Security Week
  • Jan 3-9 - National Lose Weight - Feel Great Week
  • Jan 17-23 - Hunt For Happiness Week
  • Jan 17-23 - Healthy Weight Week
  • Jan 17-23 - National Fresh Squeeze Juice Week
  • Jan 17-23 - National Non-Smoking Week
  • Jan 18-22 - Sugar Awareness Week

Days

  • Jan 2 - National Motivation and Inspiration Day
  • Jan 3 - National Festival Of Sleep
  • Jan 4 - World Braille Day
  • Jan 4 - World Hypnotism Day
  • Jan 9 - Thyroid Awareness Day
  • Jan 11 - Milk Day
  • Jan 11 - International Thank You Day
  • Jan 11 - Cigarettes Are Hazardous to Your Health Day
  • Jan 11 - National Pharmacists Day
  • Jan 11 - National Clean Off Your Desk Day (Second Monday)
  • Jan 20 - Take A Walk Outdoors Day
  • Jan 21 - Women's Healthy Weight Day
  • Jan 22 - Celebration of Life Day
  • Jan 24 - Belly Laugh Day
  • Jan 25 - Blue Monday (Last Monday of the full week)
  • Jan 29 - Fun At Work Day (Last Friday)

February

February is not just a month of hugs and kisses for your loved one but also is the month of love for your health.

Month

  • AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
  • Heart Health Month
  • International Boost Self-Esteem Month
  • Marijuana Awareness Month
  • National Care About Your Indoor Air Month
  • National Children's Dental Health Month
  • National Hot Breakfast Month
  • National Laugh Friendly Month
  • National Snack Food Month
  • Wise Health Care Consumer Month

Week

  • Feb 1-7 - Women's Heart Week
  • Feb 6-12 - Eating Disorder Awareness Week
  • Feb 6-12 - National Burn Awareness Week
  • Feb 7-14 - Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week
  • Feb 8-14 - Love Makes The World Go Around, But Laughter Makes Us Dizzy Week
  • Feb 13-19 - Children of Alcoholics Week
  • Feb 13-19 - Heart Failure Awareness Week
  • Feb 13-19 - Random Acts Of Kindness Week
  • Feb 20-26 - National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Days

  • Feb 1 - National Get Up Day
  • Feb 2 - Self-Renewal Day
  • Feb 4 - Wear Red Day (Women's Heart Disease) (First Friday)
  • Feb 4 - World Cancer Day
  • Feb 5 - National Play Outside Day
  • Feb 6 - Pay A Compliment Day
  • Feb 13 - Self-Love Day
  • Feb 14 - National Dance Day
  • Feb 14 - National Donor Day
  • Feb 14 - World Sound Healing Day
  • Feb 17 - Random Acts of Kindness Day
  • Feb 18 - National Caregivers Day
  • Feb 22 - World Thinking Day

March

Month

  • Brain Injury Awareness Month
  • Clap for Health Month
  • Cabin Fever Month
  • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • Help Fight Liver Disease Month
  • International Listening Awareness Month
  • National Caffeine Awareness Month
  • National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month
  • National Colour Therapy Month
  • National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Ethics Awareness Month
  • National Eye Donor Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • Save Your Vision Month
  • Sleep Safely Month
  • Spiritual Wellness Month
  • Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month
  • National Endometriosis Awareness Month
  • National Kidney Month
  • Multiple Sclerosis Education Month

Week

  • Mar 1-7 - Hearing Awareness Week
  • Mar 1-7 - LGBT Health Awareness Week
  • Mar 6-12 - National Procrastination Week
  • Mar 6-12 - Save Your Vision Week
  • Mar 14-20 - Sleep Awareness Week
  • Mar 14-20 - Brain Awareness Week
  • Mar 21-27 - Act Happy Week
  • Mar 30-2 - International Listening Week

Days

  • Mar 1 - Share A Smile Day
  • Mar 1 - World Compliment Day
  • Mar 1 - Endometriosis Day: Wear Yellow
  • Mar 1 - Self-injury Awareness Day
  • Mar 2 - World Teen Mental Illness Day
  • Mar 2 - Dr. Seuss Day
  • Mar 3 - World Hearing Awareness Day
  • Mar 4 - Brain Injury Awareness Day
  • Mar 4-5 - National Day of Unplugging (First Friday and Saturday)
  • Mar 5 - National Play Outside Day
  • Mar 6 - National Dentist's Day
  • Mar 7 - National Cereal Day
  • Mar 9 - Panic Day
  • Mar 10 - World Kidney Day
  • Mar 12 - Genealogy Day (First Saturday of Full Week)
  • Mar 18 - World Sleep Day
  • Mar 19 - Let's Laugh Day
  • Mar 19 - National Backyard Day
  • Mar 20 - Sleep Apnea Awareness Day
  • Mar 21 - Act Happy Day (Third Monday)
  • Mar 21 - World Down Syndrome Day
  • Mar 22 - World Day for Water
  • Mar 24 - World Tuberculosis Day
  • Mar 26 - Purple Day for epilepsy awareness
  • Mar 30 - Doctors Day
  • Mar 30 - Bi-Polar Day

April

Month

  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Cancer Control Month
  • Cesarean Awareness Month
  • Counseling Awareness Month.
  • Defeat Diabetes Month
  • Emotional Overeating Awareness Month
  • Global Child Nutrition Month
  • Informed Women Month
  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Month
  • Medical Cannabis Education and Awareness Month
  • Move More In April
  • National Cancer Control Month
  • National Donate Life Month
  • National Humour Month
  • National Minority Health Month
  • National Occupational Therapy Month
  • National Parkinson's Awareness Month
  • National Rebuilding Month
  • Nationally Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Month
  • Oral Health Month
  • Physical Wellness Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
  • Tackle Your Clutter Month
  • Women's Eye Health & Safety Month
  • Women Helping Women Heal Month

Week

Apr 1-7 - Medication Safety Week
Apr 1-7 - Laugh At Work Week
Apr 1-7 - Testicular Cancer Awareness Week
Apr 3-9 - National Public Health Week
Apr 4-10 - National Dental Hygienest Week
Apr 17-23 - National Women's Nutrition Week
Apr 18-24 - Cleaning For A Reason Week
Apr 18-24 - National Environmental Education Week
Apr 24-30 - World Immunization Awareness Week
Apr 24-30 - National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week

Days

Apr 1 - National Fun At Work Day
Apr 2 - National Play Outside Day
Apr 2 - World Autism Day
Apr 4 - Vitamin C Day
Apr 6 - National Move More Day
Apr 6 - National Walking Day (First Wednesday)
Apr 7 - World Health Day
Apr 11 - World Parkinson's Disease Day
Apr 14 - National Gardening Day
Apr 16 - National Stress Awareness Day
Apr 22 - Earth Day
Apr 27 - International Noise Awareness Day
Apr 27 - Walk at Lunch Day (Last Wednesday)
Apr 28 - Biological Clock Day
Apr 28 - Occupational Safety and Health Day
Apr 30 - World Healing Day (Last Saturday)

May

Month

  • Arthritis Awareness Month
  • Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
  • Better Sleep Month
  • Better Hearing and Speech Month
  • Bladder Cancer Awareness Month
  • Borderline Personality Disorder Month
  • Brain Tumor Awareness Month
  • Building Safety Month
  • Celiac Disease Awareness Month
  • Clean Air Month
  • Correct Posture Month
  • Cystic Fibrosis Month
  • Family Wellness Month
  • Food Allergy Action Month
  • Get Caught Reading Month
  • Global Health and Fitness Month
  • Healthy Vision Month
  • Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Lyme Diseases Awareness Month
  • National Mental Health Month
  • National Arthritis Month and Annual Arthritis Walk
  • National Bike Month
  • National Digestive Diseases Awareness Month
  • National Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • National High Blood Pressure Education Month
  • National Meditation Month
  • National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • National Physiotherapy Month
  • National Salad Month
  • National Smile Month (16th May-16th June)
  • National Stroke Awareness Month
  • National Trauma Awareness Month
  • National Water Safety Month
  • Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month
  • Skin Cancer Awareness Month
  • Speech and Hearing Awareness Month
  • Ultra-violet Awareness Month
  • Women's Healthcare Month

Week

  • May 1-7 - Children's Mental Health Week
  • May 1-7 - Drinking Water Week
  • May 1-7 - Be Kind To Animals Week (First Full Week)
  • May 1-7 - National Alcohol & Drug Related Birth Defects Awareness Week (First Full Week)
  • May 1-7 - National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week (First Full Week)
  • May 2-6 - National Sun Safety Week
  • May 2-8 - Screen-Free Week
  • Apr 2-8 - Air Quality Awareness Week (First Monday-Friday)
  • May 2-8 - Mental Health Week
  • May 8-14 - National Women's Health Week (begins on Mother's Day)
  • May 8-15 - National Reading Is Fun Week
  • May 9-13 - National Etiquette Week
  • May 9-15 - National Stuttering Awareness Week
  • May 10-12 - Community Health Improvement Week
  • May 16-22 - National Bike to Work Week
  • May 22-28 - Healthy and Safe Swimming Week
  • May 22-28 - Paramedic Services Week
  • May 22-28 - National Backyard Games Week
  • May 22-28 - World Schizophrenia Awareness Week
  • May 22-28 - Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

Days

  • May 1 - World Laughter Day (First Sunday)
  • May 2 - National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day
  • May 2 - Melanoma Monday (First Monday)
  • May 3 - Childhood Depression Awareness Day
  • May 3 - Garden Meditation Day
  • May 4 - World Give Day
  • May 6 - No Diet Day
  • May 7 - National Fitness Day
  • May 10 - Clean Your Room Day
  • May 18 - National Employee Health and Fitness Day
  • May 25 - National Senior Health & Fitness Day
  • May 26 - Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day
  • May 30 - National Creativity Day
  • May 31 - National Smile Day

June

Month

  • Audio Book Appreciation Month
  • Beautiful In Your Skin Month
  • Cancer From The Sun Month
  • Cataract Awareness Month
  • Child Vision Awareness Month
  • Great Outdoors Month
  • International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Men's Health Education and Awareness Month
  • Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
  • National Aphasia Awareness Month
  • National Bathroom Reading Month
  • National Fruit and Veggies Month
  • National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
  • National Smile Month (16th May- 16th June)
  • National Scleroderma Awareness Month
  • National Spina Bifida/Hydocephalus Awareness Month
  • Perennial Gardening Month
  • PTSD Awareness Month
  • Professional Wellness Month
  • Rebuild Your Life Month
  • Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month

Week

  • June 5-11 - National Headache Awareness Week (First full week)
  • June 7-12 - National Sun Awareness Week (First full week, Monday onwards)
  • June 12-18 - National Men's Health Week (Week leading up to Father's Day)

Days

  • June 1 - Say Something Nice Day
  • June 1 - Global Day of Running (First Wednesday)
  • June 2 - Clean Air Day
  • June 3 - World Bicycle Day
  • June 4 - National Play Outside Day (First Saturday)
  • June 5 - World Environment Day
  • June 5 - National Cancer Survivors Day (First Sunday)
  • June 11 - Global Wellness Day (Second Saturday)
  • June 11 - Family Fitness and Health Day (Second Saturday)
  • June 14 - World Blood Donor Day
  • June 17 - Eat Your Vegetables Day
  • June 20 - World Productivity Day
  • June 21 - International Day of Yoga
  • June 23 - National Hydration Day
  • June 24 - Celebration of the Senses
  • June 27 - PTSD Awareness Day
  • June 30 - SOS to Stress Day

July

Month

  • Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month
  • Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month
  • National Recreation & Parks Month
  • National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month
  • Self-Care Month
  • Social Wellness Month
  • Cord Blood Awareness Month
  • Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
  • National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month

Week

  • July 10-16 - Therapeutic Recreation Week
  • July 17-23 - Everyone Deserves A Massage Week
  • July 18-25 - Restless Leg Syndrome Education & Awareness Week

Days

  • July 3 - Stay Out Of The Sun Day
  • July 7 - Father-Daughter Take A Walk Together Day
  • July 22 - National Refreshment Day
  • July 24 - International Self-Care Day
  • July 27 - Take Your Houseplants For A Walk Day
  • July 27 - Love Is Kind Day
  • July 28 - World Hepatitis Day
  • July 28 - National Refreshment Day (Last Thursday)

August

Month

  • Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
  • Eye Injury Prevention Month
  • Happiness Happens Month
  • National Immunization Awareness Month
  • National Water Quality Month
  • National Wellness Month
  • Psoriasis Awareness Month
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

Week

  • Aug 7-13 - Exercise With Your Child Week

Days

  • Aug 1 - World Lung Cancer Day
  • Aug 6 - National Fresh Breath Day
  • Aug 8 - Happiness Happens Day
  • Aug 11 - Annual Medical Check-up Day
  • Aug 15 - National Relaxation Day
  • Aug 29 - Less Salt Day
  • Aug 31 - International Overdose Awareness Day

September

Month

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Month
  • Blood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Childhood Cancer Month
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Healthy Aging Month
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month
  • National Arthritis Month
  • National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
  • National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
  • National Cholesterol Education Month
  • National Fruit and Veggies Month
  • National Osteopathic Medicine Month
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • Pain Awareness Month
  • Reye's Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Self-Care Awareness Month
  • Self-Improvement Month
  • Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
  • World Alzheimer's Month
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Week

Sept 1-7 - International Enthusiasm Week
Sept 1-7 - National Nutrition Week
Sept 4-10 - Suicide Prevention Week (Week of 10th)
Sept 18-24 - National Reye's Syndrome Week (Third full week)
Sept 18-24 - National Clean Hands Week (Third full week)
Sept 18-24 - National Indoor Plant Week (Third full week)
Sept 18-24 - World Reflexology Week (Third full week)
Sept 19-25 - National Rehabilitation Week
Sept 19-25 - Pollution Prevention Week

Days

  • Sept 1 - Be Kind Day
  • Sept 7 - National Attention Deficit Disorder Awareness Day
  • Sept 7 - International Day of Clean Air
  • Sept 8 - World Physical Therapy Day
  • Sept 9 - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day
  • Sept 10 - World Suicide Prevention Day and Stop A Suicide Today Day
  • Sept 13 - National Celiac Awareness Day
  • Sept 16 - International Day For The Preservation Of The Ozone
  • Sept 17 - International Eat An Apple Day (Third Saturday)
  • Sept 18 - World Water Monitoring Day
  • Sept 21 - Take A Loved One To The Doctor Day
  • Sept 21 - World Alzheimer’s Day
  • Sept 23 - Restless Leg Awareness Day
  • Sept 24 - Family Health and Fitness Day (Last Saturday)
  • Sept 25 - National Psychotherapy Day
  • Sept 26 - World Heart Day (Last Monday)
  • Sept 28 - National Women's Health and Fitness Day (Last Wednesday)
  • Sept 30 - Recovery Day

October

Month

  • AIDS Awareness Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month
  • Celiac Awareness Month
  • Children's Health Month
  • Down Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Dyslexia Awareness Month
  • Eat Better, Eat Together Month
  • Emotional Wellness Month
  • Emotional Intelligence Month
  • Health Literacy Month
  • Healthy Lung Month
  • Healthy Workplace Month
  • International Walk To School Month
  • Long Term Care Planning Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • National Chiropractic Health Month
  • National Critical Illness Awareness Month
  • National Dental Hygiene Month
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • National Depression Education and Awareness Month
  • National Liver Awareness Month
  • National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month
  • National Orthodontic Health Month
  • National Physical Therapy Month
  • National Protect Your Hearing Month
  • National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
  • National Substance Abuse Awareness Month
  • Organize Your Medical Information Month
  • Occupational Therapy Month
  • Positive Attitude Month
  • Talk About Prescriptions Month
  • World Blindness Awareness Month
  • World Menopause Month
  • Eye Injury Prevention Month

Week

  • Oct 1-7 - National Walk Your Dog Week
  • Oct 2-8 - Mental Illness Awareness Week (First full week)
  • Oct 2-8 - No Salt Week (First full week)
  • Oct 12-18 - Bone and Joint Decade National Awareness Week (same dates each year)
  • Oct 16-22 - Invisible Disabilities Week
  • Oct 16-22 - National Health Education Week (Third full week)
  • Oct 16-22 - International Infection Prevention Week
  • Oct 16-22 - Spiritual Care Week
  • Oct 23-29 - Respiratory Care Week
  • Oct 23-29 - National Massage Therapy Awareness Week (Last full week)

Days

  • Oct 1 - World Vegetarian Day
  • Oct 1 - National Walk Your Dog Day
  • Oct 1 - International Coffee Day
  • Oct 3 - World Habitat Day (First Monday)
  • Oct 3 - National Child Health Day (First Monday)
  • Oct 5 - Do Something Nice Day
  • Oct 6 - National Depression Screening Day
  • Oct 7 - World Smile Day (First Friday)
  • Oct 10 - World Mental Health Day
  • Oct 12 - World Arthritis Day
  • Oct 13 - World Sight Day (Second Thursday)
  • Oct 15 - Global Handwashing Day
  • Oct 16 - World Food Day
  • Oct 18 - Lung Health Day
  • Oct 18 - World Menopause Day
  • Oct 21 - Celebration of the Mind Day
  • Oct 20 - World Osteoporosis Day
  • Oct 21 - Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day
  • Oct 21 - National Mammography Day (Third Friday)
  • Oct 22 - International Stuttering Awareness Day
  • Oct 29 - National Psoriasis Walk

November

Month

  • COPD Awareness Month
  • Diabetic Eye Disease Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
  • CPR Awareness Month
  • Diabetes Awareness Month
  • Epilepsy Awareness Month
  • Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month
  • National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
  • National Gratitude Month
  • National Healthy Skin Month
  • National Home Care and Hospice Month
  • National Impotency Month
  • National Long Term Care Month
  • National Marrow Awareness Month
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
  • Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
  • TMJ Awareness Month
  • Vegan Month

Week

  • Nov 1-7 - National Down Syndrome Awareness Week
  • Nov 7-13 - World Kindness Week (includes Nov 13)
  • Nov 20-26 - GERD Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Week
  • Nov 20-26 - National Addiction Awareness Week

Days

  • Nov 1 - Forgiveness and Happiness Day
  • Nov 1 - World Vegan Day
  • Nov 2 - International Stress Awareness Day
  • Nov 12 - World Pneumonia Day
  • Nov 13 - World Kindness Day
  • Nov 14 - World Diabetes Day
  • Nov 14 - Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day
  • Nov 19 - International Men's Day
  • Nov 26 - National Day of Listening

December

Month

  • Make a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking Month
  • World Aids Awareness Month

Week

  • Dec 6-12- National Influenza Vaccination Week
  • Dec 1-7 - Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week

Days

  • Dec 1 - World AIDS Day
  • Dec 3 - International Day Of Disabled Persons
  • Dec 14 - Yoga Day

Wrap Up

I believe you have got the dates of all the wellness days. No more looking for those special wellness days elsewhere to celebrate at work. Instead, take the help of this article.

I mean, why go through all the hassle when you have all the days mentioned on one page?

This article is written by Dipshi Bhattacharjee. Besides working as a Content Writer at Vantage Circle, she is an animal lover with a huge fascination for Cinema, Television & Foreign languages. For any related queries, contact editor@vantagecircle.com

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