Fall has arrived! Take advantage of the weather by getting outside and enjoying the fruits of the season. Get Moving Outdoors Fall can be a treat for the senses: the crisp […]
This September we kicked off a new year of Creative Spark workshops, led by GUWellness Director Rachel Bridges, designed to inspire new paths to well-being through creativity. Register for next month’s project here. […]
The other morning, I sat down to fill out my son’s Emergency Contact form for the new school year. As I got out my pen and started to write, my […]
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 […]
“…before an assembled group of monks, a zen teacher asked, “What is the most important thing in life?” “Food,” said one. “Work,” said another. “The pursuit of truth,” said a […]
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 […]
Meet Nichelle Mason, Assistant Director of the Real Estate Finance Initiative in the McDonough School of Business. We caught up with Nichelle at a recent Creative Spark workshop. Originally from Louisiana, […]
“How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives.” Annie Dillard There are a hundred different things that vie for your attention in a day – […]
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 […]
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.