Introducing Thrive Staff Spotlight! UC San Diego Work/Life would like to share stories of staff and faculty who make wellness their priority and live a healthy life. For our first Staff Spotlight, we wanted to spotlight someone who battling (and surviving) cancer, has an amazing passion for wellness both within and outside of UC San … Continue reading Thrive Staff Spotlight: Kelly Maheu and Team Survivor San Diego
Today is World Mental Health Day, and it's an important day to observe the importance of mental health and to defeat the stigma of mental illness. This year's theme is Mental Health in the Workplace. According to the World Health Organization: Depression and anxiety disorders are common mental disorders that have an impact on our … Continue reading World Mental Health Day
Open Enrollment is fast approaching! Open Enrollment begins Oct. 26, 2017 @ 8:00AM (PST) until Nov. 21, 2017 @ 5:00PM (PST) Open Enrollment is a time that allows Faculty, Staff, and Retirees to participate in the following: Enroll in or change medical plans Enroll in or change dental plans Enroll in vision plan Enroll or … Continue reading Open Enrollment 2017 Dates and Details To Remember
This summer, UC San Diego Work/Life hosted a wide array of events for faculty and staff. These events included weekly walks, guided meditation, events by the beach at SIO, private wellness events, a yoga class and a succulents workshop. We're so excited to share photos from two of these events, outdoor yoga & DIY succulents … Continue reading Thrive at UC San Diego Summer Events Recap
Happy Heart Health Month! While exercise is important, heart healthy food is more essential in order to maintain a happy and healthy heart. In an article by Health Essentials, here is some heart healthy food that can easily be part of your everyday meals. 15 foods that are good for your heart Fish high in … Continue reading Heart Healthy Foods To Add in your Diet
What are you fitness goals for 2017? Share it with us!
2017 is here and it's that time of the year where we begin to create health and wellness goals for the new year! Instead of setting unrealistic and unattainable goals, here are some smaller and more manageable goals to take into consideration coming into the new year. Incorporate more movement to your routine Whether it … Continue reading 4 Ways to Have a Healthier 2017