Exercising can sometimes feel like a drag. However, there is an easy solution to help you have fun, work out harder, and stay motivated: find an exercise buddy! Here are some of the benefits of working out with a partner. Accountability and support. If you have a commitment to meet someone at a specific time … Continue reading 6 Reasons to Buddy Up for Exercise
Start your summer off right! This 3-part seminar series is aimed to create a healthier you. A health educator from Health Advocate will break down nutrition, exercise, and stress and give you the information and tools needed to improve your overall health. Part 1: Understanding Food and Nutrition Wednesday, May 17th 12:00pm to 1:00pm 2-304 … Continue reading Creating a Healthier You Seminar Series at EPI
You may notice you feel better after you exercise. Most people experience increased energy and an improvement in overall well-being as physical activity becomes routine. Studies have shown that regular physical activity can help relieve depression and may even lower your risk of developing it. If you are not the active type, are older or … Continue reading Stress Less with Mindful Movement
It seems like life is constantly busy so it’s hard to find time for all the things you want and need to do. Would you rather spend your free time with your family or at the gym? Combine them! Find activities that get you and your whole family moving! You’ll all benefit because regular physical … Continue reading Little steps, big gains: Fun for the whole family
Spring 2017 Chair Massages The spring semester is coming to an end and that typically means stress! Whether it be work deadlines, tax season, summer plans for kids or just life in general, spring can be a stressful time of the year for anyone. So take a moment for yourself to destress by joining us for … Continue reading Chair Massages are coming to your campus!
That’s a wrap! The 2017 Spring Biometric Screening are finished! Thank you to all employees who participated. If you missed a screening in spring, you will have two more opportunities: during the fall semester and All College Day. Screenings are limited to one per employee per calendar year. Now what? Remember to complete your … Continue reading Thank you for participating in our Spring Biometric Screenings!
If you’re experiencing money problems, it can affect both your physical and emotional health. Worrying about your finances can cause stress which, in turn, may lead to a host of problems including anxiety, insomnia, depression, substance abuse, ulcers, and more. Using strategies to better manage your finances can help enhance your peace of mind and … Continue reading Reduce stress by staying financially fit!
April 5th is National Walking Day. The American Heart Association sponsors this day to raise awareness and remind everyone of the health benefits of walking. So get ready for next week! On April 5th, take a 30 minute walk to celebrate National Walking Day. Here are some tips: Bring sneakers, or wear them to work … Continue reading April 5th is National Walking Day!
Do you struggle to get your kids to eat healthier? Is it always a challenge to get them to eat their veggies at dinnertime? There’s an easy trick to getting them to eat better: getting them involved in the grocery shopping, food prep, and cooking! Getting kids involved helps them feel like they made the … Continue reading Invite your kids to join you in the kitchen.
A cluttered, disorganized desk affects more than the physical space you sit in each workday—it can also affect your stress level. Keeping your workspace tidy and organized can help you feel less stressed and work more efficiently, helping you be more successful and productive at work. Try these tips to get started! De-clutter your desk. … Continue reading To Stress Less, Keep a Tidy Desk