Wellbeing in the holiday season
New year, new you? Simple tips to make your health kick stick7 Dec 2020
A new year often brings new intentions and new health and wellbeing goals. To set ourselves up to achieve our health goals, it can be helpful to start small by adding stepped changes into our day until they eventually become a habit
Simple ways to check in on your friends and family during the holiday season3 Dec 2020
Keeping in regular contact with friends, family and loved ones is more important than ever. Checking in with others is a great way to offer encouragement and support to our network, and stay socially connected to help our wellbeing.
Ways to celebrate and connect with friends and family, no matter where they are1 Dec 2020
The holiday season might be looking a little different this year, especially if you have family or friends in different places. If you're finding coming together difficult, here are four ways to help you stay socially connected.
Billion Steps Challenge
We've reached one billion steps!
South Australians worked together to reach the goal of 1,000,000,000 steps in just 65 days! The Billion Steps Challenge may be over for this year, but Wellbeing SA and the 10,000 Steps team have plenty of ways to keep you motivated and moving.
There are many ways you can Open Your World - from listening to music to reading a book, exercising in nature and eating well.
SA Community Wellbeing & Resilience Projects
Through the Statewide Wellbeing Strategy led by Wellbeing SA, the South Australian Government is funding a range of community-based projects that will contribute to positive wellbeing and resilience for communities and groups across South Australia to address the impacts of COVID-19.
Easy ways to get started
Activities for children
We've found you some ideas and resources for activities to keep your kids physically active and busy during these uncertain times.
Arts and culture
Discover new online opportunities to connect and enjoy the arts and entertainment without leaving the comfort of your home and help support our industry.
Being active every day is important for us to lead happy and healthy lives regardless of how old we are. How much activity is enough? Find out here and workout to our easy Stay Active videos.
Nature and outdoors
There are clear links between the natural environment and our health and wellbeing physically, psychologically, socially and spiritually. Find out what the research shows about why spending time in nature is good for us.
Learning throughout your life can improve your mental wellbeing by boosting self-confidence and raising self-esteem. Open your world by exploring the wide range of online courses and information available.
Gavin & Pippa Wanganeen
Gavin Wanganeen is an Australian Football League legend, acclaimed contemporary Indigenous artist and Aboriginal activist. Pippa Wanganeen is an Advisor for the United Nations Association Australia (SA).
Andrew ‘Cosi’ Costello
Andrew 'Cosi' Costello is an awarded television and radio journalist and presenter, born and bred South Australian and dad of three.
Dr James Muecke
Dr James Muecke AM is a South Australian ophthalmologist, 2020 Australian of the Year and Chairman of Sight For All.
Maggie Beer AM is an Australian cook, food author, restaurateur, and food manufacturer living in the Barossa Valley.
Stay active & healthy
Many of our daily activities have the ability to shape our overall health and wellbeing. Establishing healthy habits are important, no matter what our age, as they will positively impact our physical health now and in the future. Our healthy habits also have the ability to motivate others to make healthier choices each and every day.