Healthy living head-to-toe

Portland Sunday Parkways presented by Kaiser Permanente promotes health for all Portlanders. Learn about healthy living from head-to-toe with the tools and resources below.

Head 

To build a stronger, more resilient mind try brain training games and tools, like Luminosity, or stop on over to Kaiser Permanente's FindYourWords site where you will find plenty of great resources to us help understand and tackle depression and other mental health challenges we face.

Visit FindYourWords to learn about mental health

Eyes and ears

Have you ever been on a Sense and Savor Walk? This is a simple, 3-minute activity you can do inside or outside to take in your surroundings with all your senses. 

Try a guided Sense and Savor Walk

Mouth and nose

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a great, easy-to-use guide on how to make face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic - with or without sewing.

Learn how to make a face mask for yourself and others

Neck and shoulders

Many of us are sitting several hours a day and we are starting to feel aches and pains. Get inspired with new desk stretches and take a few moments each day to care for your body.

Mix it up with new stretches to relieve muscle pain

Lungs 

Kids and adults can benefit from these breathing exercises and wellness tips provided Portland Public Schools in multiple languages. 

Find breathing exercises and other calming techniques in multiple languages

Resilience Toolkit

Conjunto de estrategias que fomentan la resiliencia

Công Cụ Phục Hồi

韧性工具包

Стратегии повышения устойчивости

Qalabka Adkaysiga 

Belly  

Get ideas for your next healthy meal. Check out these recipes and tips from Kaiser Permanente.

Pick one recipe you want to try this month 

Legs & Feet 

Going on walks is a great way to unwind. In the video below, Dr. B.J. Fogg shares simple steps for reaching a goal, like adding walking to your routine. If you have ever felt discouraged while working toward a new habit, this video is a great reminder to start with small, achievable actions.

Watch the video and try out these life hacks to reach your wellness goals

Whole Body

In the summer and all year round, remember to wear sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher. The CDC recommends pairing sunscreen with other protection, like hats and sunglasses. 

Learn more about sun safety

Protect your family from skin cancer

Proteja a su familia del cáncer de piel