Step away from that desk! Recent studies show that “sitting time is emerging as a strong candidate for being a cancer risk factor in its own right. This phenomenon is […]
This month, Father opines on the prospect of new beginnings in his monthly spiritual musing. Fr. Francis Schemel is Chaplain to the Staff at Georgetown University. He chats with us […]
Starting this Fall, GUWellness is interviewing employees about the ways they integrate well-being into their daily lives in our wellness@ Work series. First up is John Hooth, an athlete and a […]
Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated in the Wellness Explorers Challenge this summer! There were over 250 participants and 20 teams. Walking was the core component of the […]
How would you like to feel more relaxed, refreshed, healthy and happy? Would you also be interested in increasing your job satisfaction, improving your relationships and sleeping better, too? If […]
The Wellness Explorers Challenge is all about encouraging us to try new things that can enhance our wellness. I invite you to consider trying Self-care. I define Self-care as a set of […]
Fr. Schemel reflects on Independence Day and the bountiful freedoms we cherish.
Week 3 Individual Leaders: Tori Savage Anthony Eames Erin Carney Kineta Johnson Kim Rogers Week 3 Team Leaders: The Ghost of UFSH Study Steppers Saints & Sinners Hungry Hungry Hippos SFS Walk […]
In June, Fr. Schemel reflects on the joys of summer, vacations and the perspective they bring.
Have questions about the tracking system? Here are some helpful details. You’ll track your participation on a weekly basis- for the purpose of the challenge, weeks run Thursday through Wednesday. Submit […]
Sign up NOW for the Wellness Explorers Challenge! We’re tweaking and enhancing the annual spring walking challenge to give you more ways to participate and more credit for all the […]
There is some good news and bad news about longevity. The good news is that over the past 100 years, life expectancy has increased dramatically. The bad news is that […]
Fr. Schemel speaks to the changes and new freedoms present in May. He discusses what freedom actually looks like in action, rather than a simplistic concept.
Health Advocate‘s Wellness Coaching program gives Georgetown’s active, benefits eligible employees (along with their spouse and dependent children over age 18) unlimited access to a Personal Wellness Coach. Your coach […]
What’s your financial IQ? Play this quick, daily, financial quiz for 30 days to get a clear picture of your financial know-how. See where you need to brush up, discover where you could […]
Fr Schemel discusses new life in spring and the distractions of the internet.
The 2014 Financial Education Conference is here! Relieve the stress that comes along with juggling day-to-day finances and unexpected expenses by taking charge of your financial wellness this March. Wherever you […]
Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for Americans. Each year, nearly 715,000 people have a heart attack and 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States. […]
Father Schemel muses on the change and unpredictability inevitable in March, and recommends embracing this opportunity for change.
Are finances straining your relationship? Learn to communicate and work with your spouse to keep your budget in check without the stress at next month’s financial wellness workshop! Love & […]