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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kids and adults can benefit from these breathing exercises and wellness tips provided Portland Public Schools in multiple languages.
Get ideas for your next healthy meal. Check out these recipes and tips from Kaiser Permanente.
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.
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.