The Race Around the World Challenge is the first online wellness challenge for hospital employees in 2019.  The challenge begins on February 1 and runs through March 31 and is designed to get you moving by motivating you to virtually travel the world. HealthySteps to Wellness participants can earn 100 points for completing the challenge. …

Our social lives are vital for our health, well-being, and longevity. Research shows that loneliness and social isolation affects both physical and mental health and is a risk factor for a variety of diseases. People who are socially isolated have mortality rates that are similar to smokers and twice the mortality rate of obesity. On the flip …

Finally, some good news about stress! Recent scientific data has found that there are some real benefits to stress. Times of stress can be opportunities for learning, personal growth, happiness, improved performance, and deeper social interactions. Building on the work of Alia Crum, PhD (Stanford Psychology), this 4-session class will cover the research on the different approaches to …