healthy for life

Professional development opportunity open to campus

Posted by on May 22, 2019

During Orientation Week, faculty and staff will have an opportunity to work with new students and establish that S&T’s value of inclusion is woven into the fiber of the community. Similar to 2018, faculty and staff will facilitate workshops with small groups of 20-30 students. Facilitators are required to attend one “Diversity Concepts” class and one “Facilitating Difficult Conversations” class. These classes are open to the campus and provide an opportunity for professional development and earning wellness incentive points.

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Remember to record your wellness incentive points

Posted by on February 20, 2019

The University of Missouri System wellness incentive promotes employee wellness by offering incentive money to eligible employees who take steps to live a healthier lifestyle. Eligible employees who finish Cycle 1 of the incentive by Tuesday, April 30, will earn $225 in their final May paycheck.

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Remember to record your wellness incentive points

Posted by on September 6, 2018

Continue your journey to health and wellness by completing Tier 2 of the 2018 Wellness Incentive by Sunday, Sept. 30. Doing so could earn you $400 in your final October paycheck; however, you must have completed Tier 1 in order to participate in Tier 2.

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Earn wellness points with Stay Strong, Stay Healthy course

Posted by on January 3, 2018

Start or restart your fitness journey with an MU Extension strength-training program on campus. It is open to S&T employees, retirees and community members. Classes will be held noon to 1 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 22-March 14, in the basement of Residential Commons 2.

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Changes announced for mindfulness stress reduction program

Posted by on October 26, 2017

Missouri S&T’s mindfulness-based stress reduction meditation program has been affected by recent changes. Due to budget reductions, the University of Missouri System’s Total Rewards program will not fund the eight-week, in-person class previously offered on Missouri S&T’s campus. Online versions of the class are available.

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Employees log nearly 35,000 miles during walking challenge

Posted by on October 4, 2016

Healthy for Life, the T.E. Atkins UM Wellness Program, is recognizing faculty and staff at Missouri S&T for walking 77.1 million steps during the eight-week walking challenge in July and August.

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Stress reduction course

Posted by on January 7, 2015

Healthy for Life invites you to join the eight-week mindfulness-based stress reduction program. The program is open to faculty and staff members and their partners and spouses.

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Healthy for Life/bookstore partnership

Posted by on September 15, 2014

Healthy for Life has formed a partnership with the S&T Bookstore that will make it easier to purchase Fitbit pedometers. Participating in the Million Step Pedometer Program can earn faculty, staff and their family great prizes–including a rebate for a Fitbit zip or flex device purchased from the bookstore. Through the S&T Bookstore, the Fitbit Zip is $45. The Flex is $80.

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Learn to eat for health and enjoyment

Posted by on December 18, 2013

Discover a new approach to weight management through Healthy for Life’s Eat for Life program. This 10-week program uses mind-body practices (meditations and yoga), the principles of mindful and intuitive eating, skills training and group support to guide you in making lifestyle changes that will help you create a healthier relationship to your food, mind and body. If you have a history of chronic dieting, have rigid “healthy” rules about eating or find yourself eating when you’re stressed, bored or unhappy, this may be the program for you.

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Win a free massage or running shoes from Healthy for Life

Posted by on March 12, 2012

Healthy for Life, your wellness program, is working to offer programs that meet your needs. Help them out by completing a brief 14-question survey about how you use social media for your health education and your understanding of their Eat for Life course. You don’t need to have taken the course to complete the survey. […]

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