Friday, February 1, 2019

Wellness Update

What's new from your Wellness Champions

We're sharing upcoming events, programming, and resources that will help you be healthy in all areas of your life!  Don't forget that our Wellness Champions also regularly update the Hoo'sWell corner in the Cafe area of Carruthers with health and wellness info.

The UVAFinanance Personal Wellness Expo  

Held on February 19, 1:30 - 3:30 in Carr 1&2.  The Expo will feature wellness info from a variety of groups on Grounds: IT-Information Security, Hoo's Well, BeWell, Contemplative Science Center, University Police Department, Office of Emergency Preparedness, Faculty and Employee Assistance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, RecSports, and more!

Upcoming FEAP Seminars

The Faculty and Employee Assistance Program has a great lineup of programming to choose from.  Topics include Active Listening, Compassion, Harnessing the Power of Kindness, and more.  You can see their upcoming schedule on their site. 

FEAP will be coming to Carruthers this April to offer a one-hour seminar on "Communicating More Assertively."  This session will introduce a new model to help increase awareness of your own communication style and guide your interactions with others.  Attendees will also learn a 4-step technique for giving feedback assertively.  Mark your calendar for April 18, from 12 - 1, in Carr 1&2.

Hoo's Well Wellness Portal Launch

In January, Hoo's Well launched a new, interactive wellness portal to help you create and achieve meaningful, personalized goals.  You can even get rewarded for taking healthy actions (up to $500!). 

Learn more about the Hoo’s Well Program and Earning awards here. Check out the new Portal and set up an account:

Contemplative Sciences Center Offerings

The CSC has announced its Spring 2019 Contemplative Practice Rotunda Series.  These events are open to the public and free of charge.  You can see the seven-session series offerings on CSC's website.  You can also check out their entire spring 2019 class calendar, for options on yoga, T'ai Chi, meditation, and more.

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