Event Category: healthy-living

Engage in one-time webinars, online apps, coaching packages and intervative classes on a wide array of wellness topics. Healthy Living offerings are STAP/EA-approved and eligible for HealthySteps to Wellness incentives. Search and Register for Classes Questions: email healthyliving@stanford.edu

Summer Healthy Living Registration Opens Today Engage in one-time webinars, online apps, coaching packages, and interactive classes on a wide array of wellness topics. Healthy Living offerings are STAP/EA-approved and eligible for HealthySteps to Wellness incentives where you can earn 50 points for participating. STAP/EA funds expire on August 31, use your funds today! Summer Class …

Employees are working under increasing amounts of stress. Research shows that stress can have a detrimental impact on our brain’s function, particularly at the prefrontal cortex level, the part of the brain responsible for reasoning, problem solving and impulse control. This can have a direct effect on our ability to make sound decisions while under …

Calorie counting has become a pervasive part of the weight loss industry. As consumers, we encounter calories on our food labels and restaurant menus, and we often treat these numbers as gospel, obsessively counting and cutting to reach some magical threshold. But what if there is more to the story than just a calorie? In …

Shiatsu is a Japanese form of bodywork using the thumbs, fingers, palms, and elbows to apply pressure to the acupuncture meridians of the body. The pressure relieves stress by dissipating muscle tension and allowing the flow of energy through the body. The repetitive stresses of work are calmed and eliminated, increasing productivity and health. In …

Now more than ever, it’s important to take the time to slow down, reduce stress, and focus on quality sleep. Chronic stress can impair your immune system and even one or two nights of quality sleep can help reduce your risk of illness or long-term health concerns. In this free noontime webinar, we will explore …

Co-sponsored by the Stanford Faculty Staff Help Center You are invited to join us for a virtual summer book club to discuss thoughts raised by the book: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed, by Lori Gottlieb. In this entertaining and moving memoir by celebrated psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb, you …

Have you gone stir-crazy from the extended lifestyle restrictions from the pandemic? Do you want to make more time to nourish yourself and your highest aspiration for your life? Do you have an unfulfilled need to be creative again or to experiment with new creative forms? We all need creativity to solve problems, start important …

Research has shown that the process of creating art can have many beneficial effects on our well-being. Artmaking can increase our sense of presence, flow, and creativity, enhance sensory pleasure and mindfulness of the present moment, and help manage stress and anxiety. This online series offers step-by-step exercises using painting as a mindful and playful …

A growing number of people are striving to adopt healthier lifestyles and eating habits. Yet conflicting advice and strict, unsustainable prescriptions can lead to stress, weight cycling, disordered eating, and even worsening metabolic markers. This online class aims to lift the confusion you may feel about diets and healthy eating and help you navigate your …