Winter Health Week at is Just What the Doctor Ordered

Beat the Ah-Choos and Stifle the Blues with Five Days of Quizzes, Tips and Strategies for Winter Wellness


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– A Boost for Body, Mind & Spirit to Keep You Thinking Healthy All Winter Long –

New York, NY – January 29, 2007 –, the leading online community for inspiration and spirituality, today kicked off its first annual Winter Health Week, a five day celebration of winter wellness that could be just the prescription for those cold weather blahs. Chilly temperatures, runny noses and icy sidewalks can make winter a challenging time to feel and be healthy. With this in mind, Beliefnet’s editors and wellness experts have compiled enough quizzes, polls and meditations to help inspire and encourage well-being all winter long. From healthy eating to special vacations that nurture body, mind and spirit, Beliefnet offers powerful tools for staying spiritually and physically healthy and avoiding the winter doldrums.

“Every year more and more people are turning to the Internet for clues for coping with personal health and wellness issues,” said Debbie Caldwell, Beliefnet’s Managing Editor. “In our first ever Winter Health Week, we’ve compiled fun, interactive features that we hope everyone from sometime sneezers to dedicated health enthusiasts will find both inspiring and informative.”


Winter Health Week includes the following soul warming topics:


Everyone gets "the blues" now and then, but winter often exacerbates feelings of sadness and depression. Find out about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), discover how optimistic you are and check out Therese J. Borchard’s “12 Steps to Happiness.”


How do your emotions affect your immune system? The key to feeling well this winter might be in your ability to cope with stress. Learn how stress attacks the body and pick up spiritual techniques for managing expectations about health and wellbeing.


Warmth isn't only a temperature gauge, it can also be a state of mind. Find out how you can warm up your creative juices, explore the Top 10 Ways to Stay Warm and quiz yourself about soul warming aromatherapy practices.

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