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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“…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 […]
I remember when my first child was born and the sleep deprivation that came with having a newborn. Everyone said, “Sleep when baby sleeps.” But I couldn’t. You see, I […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]