Wellness Wednesday Quotes

40 Wellness Wednesday Quotes for Healthier Mid-Week Inspiration

Tasks from work, projects from school, or even relationship concerns can overwhelm you. And you did not realize it is already Wednesday — the middle of the week! It's the best day to regroup our thoughts and refocus on our overall well-being. From a healthy mind to a healthy body, from eating habits to meditating, our collection of Wellness Wednesday quotes will encourage you to prioritize self-care and embrace a more balanced lifestyle.

Best Wellness Wednesday Quotes To Live Out Every Day

Wellness, a holistic concept, transcends mere freedom from illness; it encapsulates complete physical, mental, and social well-being. Adopting a wellness-focused lifestyle means consciously cultivating positive habits and nurturing ourselves daily. Wellness Wednesday has no known origin, but this weekly reminder tells us that wellness is a continuous journey.

To start this section, we have words from an American doctor of medicine and former Air Force lieutenant colonel, Kenneth H. Cooper. He coined the term aerobics in 1966 and is thus known worldwide as the Father of Aerobics. His wellness quote perfectly broke down the holistic concept into six components we could all easily implement. 

Check his quote and other Wellness Wednesday quotes from World Health Organization, Abraham Maslow, and many more below. And let their messages encourage you to nurture your whole well-being.

Love Wednesdays? Or need a little inspiration to help with hump day? Our selection of Wednesday quotes is the perfect accompaniment to the wellness-specific ones below.

"There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management, and periodic exams." -Kenneth H. Cooper #trvst #quotes #beinspired #gogreen #wellnesswednesday #diet #healthyliving #stress
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"There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management, and periodic exams."

- Kenneth H. Cooper

"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." -World Health Organization #trvst #quotes #bethechange #impact #wellnesswednesday #healthyliving
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"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

- World Health Organization

"The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness." -Abraham Maslow #trvst #quotes #thinkgreen #bethechange #healthyliving #wellnesswednesday
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"The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness."

- Abraham Maslow

"Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness." -Louise Hart #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #bethechange #wellnesswednesday #happiness #healthyliving #health
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"Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness."

- Louise Hart

"Your well-being affects those waves through small ripples of self-care and the decisions you make." -Melissa Stegnius #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #collectiveaction #healthyliving #wellnesswednesday
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"Your well-being affects those waves through small ripples of self-care and the decisions you make."

- Melissa Stegnius

"A man too busy to take care of his mental and physical health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools." -Spanish Proverb #trvst #quotes #bethechange #changetheworld #healthyliving #health #wellnesswednesday
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"A man too busy to take care of his mental and physical health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools."

- Spanish Proverb

Wellness Wednesday Quotes For A Healthy Mindset

A healthy mindset is a key ingredient to a happy, fulfilling life, and it's something we can all work on. Mindfulness practices such as meditation, journaling, and deep breathing exercises are workouts for our minds. In addition, it helps us become more aware of our emotions and thoughts. With this newfound self-awareness, you can spot those pesky negative thought patterns and swap them out for healthier, more constructive ones. 

To further drive the point home, a study conducted an eight-week mindfulness-based intervention. Their observations revealed that multiple sessions of being in a state of mindfulness could contribute to a less stressed disposition1. In short, it became a trait.

Our brains are genuinely flexible, so there's always a way to cultivate a healthy mindset and maintain our mental health. From emperors to religious leaders, read how they value the mind through their Wellness Wednesday quotes below.

For further reading, read our article about mindfulness to know its benefits and to-dos. Or read up on some of the mental health quotes people have shared, talking about lived experience and getting through to the other side.

"The key to a healthy life is having a healthy mind." -Richard Davidson #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #gogreen #wellnesswednesday #life #healthyliving
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"The key to a healthy life is having a healthy mind."

- Richard Davidson

"Your mind will take the shape of what you frequently hold in thought, for the human spirit is colored by such impressions." -Marcus Aurelius #trvst #quotes #bethechange #thinkgreen #healthyliving #spirit #wellnesswednesday #human
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"Your mind will take the shape of what you frequently hold in thought, for the human spirit is colored by such impressions."

- Marcus Aurelius

"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear." -Buddha #trvst #quotes #gogreen #bethechange #wellnesswednesday #health #healthyliving
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"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."

- Buddha

"A calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health." -Dalai Lama #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #gogreen #healthyliving #health #wellnesswednesday
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"A calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health."

- Dalai Lama

"To create a wonderful day sometimes takes just a slight change in the way you look at it. Be willing to let go of an old, negative way that you look at something, and look at it in a new, positive way." -Louise Hay #trvst #quotes #dogood #changetheworld #wellnesswednesday #negative #healthyliving
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"To create a wonderful day sometimes takes just a slight change in the way you look at it. Be willing to let go of an old, negative way that you look at something, and look at it in a new, positive way."

- Louise Hay

"When we train our minds to radiate positive viewpoints, we will see positive results in our lives." -John Faulkner #trvst #quotes #gogreen #ecoconscious #healthyliving #results #wellnesswednesday
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"When we train our minds to radiate positive viewpoints, we will see positive results in our lives."

- John Faulkner

Wellness Wednesday Quotes For A Healthy Body

People have suggested said that sitting is the new smoking in recent years. This statement may be overinflated and distorted, but a sedentary lifestyle which a third of the global population follows, is a severe health risk. 

According to several studies, a sedentary lifestyle increases the risk of many negative impacts on our bodies2, such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, metabolic disorders, and overall mortality, and even impacts our mental health.

The only solution? Move! Whether you're power-walking around the neighborhood, pumping iron at the gym, striking a warrior pose in yoga, or even choosing the stairs over the elevator, incorporating movement into our daily lives is a gesture our bodies constantly appreciate. 

Don't let the Instagram picture of gym buffs intimidate you. Remember, your wellness journey is yours; even the tiniest efforts contribute to a healthier, happier life. So, take those stretch breaks as you read the Wellness Wednesday quotes below.

For nature-related exercise inspiration, head to our yoga quotes, hiking quotes, and gardening quotes for inspiration, alongside some reasons to get outdoors and get moving. 

"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity." -John F. Kennedy #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #beinspired #healthyliving #creative #wellnesswednesday
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"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."

- John F. Kennedy

"There is no medicine you can take that will replace what you can do for your own health." -Aarti Patel #trvst #quotes #socialchange #bethechange #healthyliving #health #wellnesswednesday
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"There is no medicine you can take that will replace what you can do for your own health."

- Aarti Patel

"Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness." -Edward Stanley #trvst #quotes #dogood #bethechange #healthyliving #wellnesswednesday
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"Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness."

- Edward Stanley

"The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results." -Tony Robbin #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #beinspired #healthyliving #energy #wellnesswednesday #results #talent
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"The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results."

- Tony Robbin

Wellness Quotes About Good Mid-Week Eating Habits

Is meditating and exercising enough? What we put in our mouths also affects and even contributes the most to our overall health. 

When we choose wholesome foods, we invest in our long-term health and happiness. A healthy eating plate packed with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins works wonders for our bodies, beefing up our immune systems and reducing the risk of chronic diseases. 

By changing our ways, healthy eating could be cheap, convenient, and, most importantly, delicious! (and even sustainable).

So after reading the Wellness Wednesday quotes below, learn about zero-waste meal prep, apartment gardening, and eating less meat for the environment

"Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, depriving yourself of the foods you love, or drastically changing your lifestyle. It's about finding balance and enjoying everything that your healthy diet has to offer." -Amy Gorin #trvst #quotes #collectiveaction #beinspired #wellnesswednesday #love #healthyliving #diet #lifestyle
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"Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, depriving yourself of the foods you love, or drastically changing your lifestyle. It's about finding balance and enjoying everything that your healthy diet has to offer."

- Amy Gorin

"When you start eating food without labels, you no longer need to count the calories." -Amanda Kraft #trvst #quotes #impact #collectiveaction #healthyliving #food #wellnesswednesday
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"When you start eating food without labels, you no longer need to count the calories."

- Amanda Kraft

"Healthy eating is a way of life, so it's important to establish routines that are simple, realistically, and ultimately livable." -Arthur Agatston #trvst #quotes #dogood #bethechange #wellnesswednesday #life #healthyliving #simple
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"Healthy eating is a way of life, so it's important to establish routines that are simple, realistically, and ultimately livable."

- Arthur Agatston

"There are no bad foods, just bad diets." -Tom Venuto #trvst #quotes #changetheworld #ecoconscious #wellnesswednesday #healthyliving
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"There are no bad foods, just bad diets."

- Tom Venuto

"The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition." -Thomas Edison #trvst #quotes #bethechange #impact #healthyliving #human #wellnesswednesday #future
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"The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition."

- Thomas Edison

Inspirational Quotes To Read During The Middle Of The Week

Hump Day, the notorious midpoint of the workweek, often challenges keeping our motivation and productivity levels up. 

With the weekend still teasing us from afar and our Monday energy reserves depleting, finding ways to stay inspired becomes crucial. 

Fortunately, we can do little acts to replenish our motivation bank, like changing location, getting some fresh air outside every Wednesday afternoon, and of course, everyone's choice, getting coffee before work. 

Even an inspirational quote is a fantastic pick-me-up for those midweek slumps that could hit harder than your morning caffeine. So set the following inspirational quotes as your phone's wallpaper, or scribble it on a sticky note to slap on your computer screen to keep the wellness message front and center throughout the day.

"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier." -Tom Stoppard #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #dogood #wellnesswednesday #attitude #healthyliving
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"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."

- Tom Stoppard

"Everyone stopped work and celebrated the fact that half the week was over." -Walter Moers #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #beinspired #healthyliving #wellnesswednesday
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"Everyone stopped work and celebrated the fact that half the week was over."

- Walter Moers

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." -Aristotle #trvst #quotes #socialchange #thinkgreen #wellnesswednesday #healthyliving
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"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."

- Aristotle

"Baby steps are a lot better than nothing. As long as you’re working toward a better life you’re on the right path." -Susan Barbara Apollon #trvst #quotes #beinspired #changetheworld #healthyliving #life #wellnesswednesday
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"Baby steps are a lot better than nothing. As long as you’re working toward a better life you’re on the right path."

- Susan Barbara Apollon

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." -Ralph Waldo Emerson #trvst #quotes #impact #planetearthfirst #wellnesswednesday #healthyliving
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"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results." -James Allen #trvst #quotes #bethechange #planetearthfirst #wellnesswednesday #results #healthyliving
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"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results."

- James Allen

Positive Quotes To Tell Yourself Every Wednesday Morning

Aside from meditating and journaling, kicking off your morning with positive affirmations can work wonders. So how do morning affirmations work? When we repeat uplifting words to ourselves, we're actively rewiring our brains to focus on the good in life. Over time, this practice helps displace negative thinking patterns and contributes to a healthier mental state. 

Try weaving the following positive words into your daily rituals by reciting them while preparing breakfast or facing a mirror. No matter the method, you'll soon discover that a sprinkle of positivity each morning can make a difference in your outlook and help foster a positive attitude.

We have loads more positive words in our A-Z.

"Happy Wednesday! Give your love to all, trust in the team to which you are joined, and do not do wrong to others for your own self gratification." -Byron Pulsifer #trvst #quotes #takeaction #thinkgreen #wellnesswednesday #love #healthyliving
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"Happy Wednesday! Give your love to all, trust in the team to which you are joined, and do not do wrong to others for your own self gratification."

- Byron Pulsifer

"Wednesday is a day to help others celebrate life. You and only you are accountable for what you extend and give to others. One smile not only increases your value but it gives joy to each person you meet." -Byron Pulsifer #trvst #quotes #planetearthfirst #impact #healthyliving #life #wellnesswednesday #person
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"Wednesday is a day to help others celebrate life. You and only you are accountable for what you extend and give to others. One smile not only increases your value but it gives joy to each person you meet."

- Byron Pulsifer

"May this Wednesday morning be not only good, but may it be blessed in all you do." - #trvst #quotes #bethechange #takeaction #wellnesswednesday #healthyliving
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"May this Wednesday morning be not only good, but may it be blessed in all you do."

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"This Wednesday morning is just perfectly made for you. You shall know no lack as you everything will turn around for your good both today and forever." - #trvst #quotes #bethechange #planetearthfirst #healthyliving #wellnesswednesday
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"This Wednesday morning is just perfectly made for you. You shall know no lack as you everything will turn around for your good both today and forever."

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"Today will be a wonderful Wednesday if you let it. Allow yourself to have a good day and everything else will fall into place." - #trvst #quotes #beinspired #impact #healthyliving #wellnesswednesday
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"Today will be a wonderful Wednesday if you let it. Allow yourself to have a good day and everything else will fall into place."

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Short Wellness Quotes To Inspire Healthy Living On Social Media

Did a single social media post encourage you to make one small but healthy choice? Of course, Scrolling Instagram or Facebook endlessly is not recommended, but it sure saved me a few times from giving in to my unhealthy cravings and negative thoughts. Even if it's not April 6, World Physical Activity Day, October 10, World Mental Health Day, or June, National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, every day is the perfect time to remind our online friends to make healthy lifestyle choices.

To embrace Wellness Wednesday online, share a story and picture of your health journey on social media with the following wellness quotes to make a powerful and encouraging post. Remember to include the hashtag #WellnessWednesday!

"Take care of your body, it's the only place you have to live." -Jim Rohn #trvst #quotes #ecoconscious #impact #wellnesswednesday #healthyliving
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"Take care of your body, it's the only place you have to live."

- Jim Rohn

"Wellness is not the lack of sickness, but the capacity to overcome sickness." -Abhijit Naskar #trvst #quotes #bethechange #dogood #wellnesswednesday #healthyliving
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"Wellness is not the lack of sickness, but the capacity to overcome sickness."

- Abhijit Naskar

"Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind." -Nelson Mandela #trvst #quotes #takeaction #thinkgreen #healthyliving #health #wellnesswednesday #peace
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"Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind."

- Nelson Mandela

"Wellness is a state of mind, a positive attitude." -Harvey Mackay #trvst #quotes #socialchange #impact #healthyliving #attitude #wellnesswednesday
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"Wellness is a state of mind, a positive attitude."

- Harvey Mackay

"To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art." -La Rochefoucauld #trvst #quotes #socialimpact #impact #healthyliving #wellnesswednesday
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"To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art."

- La Rochefoucauld

"A healthy lifestyle is the most potent medicine at your disposal." -Sravani Saha #trvst #quotes #thinkgreen #gogreen #wellnesswednesday #lifestyle #healthyliving
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"A healthy lifestyle is the most potent medicine at your disposal."

- Sravani Saha

"Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection" -Mark Twain #trvst #quotes #bethechange #gogreen #wellnesswednesday #healthyliving
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"Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection"

- Mark Twain

"The groundwork for all happiness is good health." -Leigh Hunt #trvst #quotes #takeaction #bethechange #healthyliving #health #wellnesswednesday #happiness
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"The groundwork for all happiness is good health."

- Leigh Hunt

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Kiken, L. G., Garland, E. L., Bluth, K., Palsson, O. S., & Gaylord, S. A. (2015). From a state to a trait: Trajectories of state mindfulness in meditation during intervention predict changes in trait mindfulness. Personality and Individual Differences, 81, 41-46.

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Park, J. H., Moon, J. H., Kim, H. J., Kong, M. H., & Oh, Y. H. (2020). Sedentary Lifestyle: Overview of Updated Evidence of Potential Health Risks. Korean Journal of Family Medicine, 41(6), 365-373.

Isabela is a determined millennial passionate about continuously seeking out ways to make an impact. With a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering with honors, Isabela’s research expertise and interest in artistic works, coupled with a creative mindset, offers readers a fresh take on different environmental, social, and personal development topics.

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