Our 3rd Annual Walking Challenge starts on April 7 and continues through May 12. Sign up for a  team or as an individual and – get walking! Click here to go to the Walking Challenge page that contains everything you need to know.  

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Our Healthy You program includes incentives plus a variety of events, programs and online resources to help you get and stay healthy. Our next event, Get Motivated, Get Moving, is on May 3 in Wang Center 413 from 12:30 to 1:30PM. This session is for anyone who wants to kick their exercise up a notch! Learn how to safely begin and stick with a routine exercise program. Avoid common pitfalls and set yourself up to be active for life. RSVP here

 

+ Because of our Healthy You program, Wellesley College was selected as one of the Healthiest Employers in 2016 (again!) by the Boston Business Journal. Click here for the article or its feature in Wellesley's Daily Shot.

+ Click here for a review of last year's Healthy You program. (Uploaded November 2015)

+ Click here for Eye Wellness.

 

Resources:

  • meQuilibrium can help you reduce stress and give you ways of coping with stress in the future. Go to https://www.mequilibrium.com/wellesley for more resources and information. meQuilibrium is a digital coaching platform that delivers clinically validated and highly personalized resilience solutions that assist in increasing productivity and performance for the organization and improves employee outcomes in managing stress, health, and well-being. The program modules incorporate video learning, journaling, interactive workbooks, timely and relevant content, and activities to help practice and change behavior. Click here to read meQuilibrium's recent tailored case study of Wellesley's employees. 
  • Care.com. Care.com will help you find quality caregivers (e.g., babysitters, nannies, senior care providers, dog walkers, housekeepers and more). They do all the background checks, references and ratings for ongoing, occasional or last-minute care. Go to wellesley.care.com to see all of their resources and to sign up.
  • ESI Wellness. Early Symptom Intervention is a free Healthy You program for anyone with aches and pains. Clinicians use a special type of physical therapy to help relax your muscles, realign your body and help prevent these conditions in the future. Contact Cynthia Cox at 781-283-3496 or ccox@wellesley.edu to schedule an appointment (at the Physical Plant).

You can earn a $150 reimbursement for a qualified weight loss program or a gym membership. To learn more, go to www.harvardpilgrim.org/wellesleycollege (click on "Your Member Savings" and then see the fitness benefit under "Fitness") or call 1-888-333-HPHC.

 

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