April Wellness Newsletter

Apr 12, 2021 9:00 AM

April: Spring Into Wellness!

Spring is here, and it's time to Spring Into Wellness with our newest Spring Wellness Promotion called Wellness 360⁰!

Wellness 360⁰ is a 6-week fun-filled series of wellness challenges, live webinars, live cooking demonstrations, online dental health workshops, new emotional wellbeing webinars like "Unwind Time" and more. Below this month's webinar announcements is a preview of what's coming your way starting April 19. Keep reading for more information (and the Wellness 360⁰ webpage is coming soon!).

APRIL WEBINARS!

Mindful Mondays: A Fresh Start Every Monday!

Begin your week each Monday with calmness and intention by participating in these 30-minute live interactive webinars. Each 30-minute session includes a practice of mindful techniques. You'll start your week mindful instead of manic!

Happiness on Demand! - Monday, April 12, 11:00 am

Happiness on Demand will enable you to tap into your own personal "Happy Zone" at any given time--on demand! Learn a few simple tips to shift your mood instantly.

Register for Happiness on Demand

Experience a Joy-Filled Life - Monday, April 19, 11:00 am

Did you know that you have the power to manifest and create a life filled with joyful moments? This Mindful Monday session will present ways to bring you desires into existence as you create a personal manifesto. You will find this session thought-provoking and reflective as you learn power-packed practices to reach your goals.

Register for Experience a Joy-Filled Life

Zen Art - Monday, April 26, 11:00 am

Looking for another way to relax and reset? Add Zen Art to your mindfulness toolbox! Zen Art is a form of repetitive creative work that is self-soothing. No need to have artistic skills-just have pencil/pen and paper to create your own personalized art form.

Register for Zen Art

Spring Clean Your Mind is a 3-webinar mental health series!

Presented by certified health educators, each live webinar provides opportunities to ask questions about re-setting mindsets to a more hopeful outlook.

  • Positive Thinking Journaling - Thursday, April 15, 11:00 am

    This webinar is a great way to learn the basics about how herbs and other natural foods enhance overall wellbeing.  Journaling is a useful self-care activity, and a positivity journal creates positive reminders to review when we are facing challenging times. A positivity journal serves as a strong, tangible reminder that however hard things are, we can find something beautiful and inspiring.

    Register Positive Thinking Journaling

  • Mindfulness for Emotional Eating - Thursday, April 22, 11:00 am

    Do you eat to feel better or relieve stress? This session will provide tips that can help stop emotional eating, fight cravings, identify triggers, and ultimately find more satisfying ways to "feed your feelings."

    Register for Mindfulness for Emotional Eating
  • Introduction to Reflective Journaling - Thursday, April 29, 11:00 am

    Reflective journaling is a practice of writing down thoughts, emotions, and reactions to various situations. Through this practice, participants will become more self aware and will develop positive coping skills.

    Register for Intro to Reflective Journaling

Spring and renewal go hand-in-hand. This month's Healthy U focuses on "Self Care" opportunities to look at things that have affected us as we adjusted to the "new normal" of the pandemic. We've gotten exhausted mentally and physically, our sleep has been disrupted, and more screen time during the pandemic has resulted in eye strain for many of us. This "Self Care" 3-webinar series will present information and tips to help us renew and improve our self care habits.

Rejuvenate in 8 - Wednesday, April 14, 11:00 am

Rejuvenate in 8 is the perfect way to start this Self Care series! Participants will learn 8 tips to feel refreshed and rejuvenated--a great Spring Cleaning exercise!

Register for Rejuvenate in 8

Sleep Like a Baby (Pandemic Version) - Wednesday, April 21, 11:00 am

The pandemic has had a profound effect on sleep for many people. Dubbed "coronasomnia", it is a result of unrelenting stress and changes in our comfortable routines. Learn techniques to reduce coronasomnia and Sleep Like A Baby in this live webinar.

Register for Sleep Like a Baby

Eye Strain - Wednesday, April 28, 11:00 am

According to the American Optometric Association, over the past year, our digital screen time has greatly increased. The result is eye strain that creates headaches, blurry vision, dry eyes, and more. Learn how to take care of your eyes in this interesting live webinar.

Register for Eye Strain Webinar

 


WELLNESS CHALLENGES - WIN PRIZES!!

Beginning April 19 and running through June 30, you'll have the opportunities to engage in 3 wellness Challenges: Healthy Habits, Move More, and Gratitude. Complete one of the Challenges and you are eligible for great wellness prizes such as a wellness walking kit, yoga mat, yoga ball, and other wellness-themed prizes. And, complete more than one challenge--you are eligible to win a prize every time you complete a Challenge!

Registration begins 4/19!

Dental Health Challenges

In addition, you'll be entered automatically for additional dental health prizes like Oral B electric toothbrushes and dental kits when you participate in online dental health workshops and live dental webinars! Information coming your way on 4/19!

Wellness From the Kitchen

This series of 5 live cooking demonstrations is presented by Chef Sandra Lewis. She is an entertaining and deliciously inspiring chef. Her mission is to educate, energize, and motivate people to live healthy, happy, and productive lives by answering the most important question of the day - “What’s for dinner?” Information about the series and how to register coming your way on 4/19!

Friday Unwind Time debuts on 4/23

Unwind time is a series of 15-minute relax, renew, and rejuvenate live sessions offered every Friday at 11:00 am starting on April 23. Our Mindful Mondays are such a great hit in starting the week, and Unwind Time will be a great way to end the work week with practices such as Acupressure and other self soothing sessions. Participants will engage in the live 15-minute sessions while a presenter guides you through each 15-minute practice.

Look for session descriptions and registration links on 4/19!