Environment and Wellbeing

Expert reviewed on
December 13, 2023
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Heal the planet, heal yourself

Take charge of planetary health today.

How well do you help the environment?    Set a specific goal


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Our environment is everything around us, including the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, the places we live and work, and the natural world. It is important for our wellbeing because it provides us with the resources we need to survive and thrive. A healthy environment can help us to feel better physically and emotionally. It can also help us to connect with others and to feel a sense of belonging. A polluted environment, on the other hand, can lead to health problems, such as respiratory illnesses, heart disease, and cancer. It can also lead to
stress, anxiety, and depression.



Here are some of the ways that the environment can affect our wellbeing: