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Employee Wellness Challenges

Be Well Weigh of Life 12-Week Challenge *
Jan. 11 - April 4, 2021

Weigh of Life is a 12-week educational lifestyle change program designed to support successful, sustainable weight management through self-monitored, balanced eating and regular physical activity - the three “pillars” of science-supported, long-term weight management. This program provides educational videos, handouts, resource guides, worksheets, and accountability via daily food and activity tracking (Weigh of Life app now available for Android and Apple users). You will also have email access to registered dietitian nutritionists for personalized nutrition and lifestyle advice.

Whether you’re motivated by weight loss, disease prevention, or simply just want to feel healthier, Weigh of Life is here to help! The information in this program provides guidance on proper eating and exercise strategies, in addition to addressing stress and emotional well-being.

Participants must actively participate in at least 10 of the 12 weeks of the challenge AND achieve an overall participation score of 70% of the available points to receive 70 Wellness Your Way reward points towards Tier 2 for 2021. Points will be updated by Be Well upon challenge completion.

*This challenge is administered by Be Well Solutions and is open to all full-time, benefits eligible employees only.

Register to participate before 5 p.m. Jan. 6, 2021

Wellable Happiness Challenge 
April 5 - May 2, 2021

Being happy and healthy go hand-in-hand, because happiness not only FEELS good, it IS good for overall health and well-being! It is one thing to know what it feels like to be happy, but understanding its valuable impact on health and how to achieve it is key. This challenge provides an opportunity for participants to learn about the many health benefits of happiness and different ways to channel it, including engaging in regular physical activity. Through weekly health tips and practicing seven unique Happy Habits, participants will learn to flex their emotional muscles along with their physical muscles. 

Participants will be eligible for random drawings to keep you motivated and support your wellness goals. Winners will be announced throughout the challenge.

This challenge is open to all full and part time faculty and staff. Employees participating in the Wellness Your Way Reward program must participate in all four weeks of this challenge AND achieve an overall participation score of 65% of the available points to qualify for wellness incentive reward points. This challenge is worth 20 reward points

Register to participate before 5 p.m. March 30, 2021.

Be Well Solutions Powered by Plants Challenge *
May 10 - June 6, 2021 

Looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet? This challenge is designed to educate on the benefits of following a plant forward diet and how it can be done without having to eliminate all animal-based foods. Participants are encouraged to eat at least 1 plant-based meal a day. To be considered plant-based, the meal must be at least 50% vegetables and/or fruit and have 1 serving of plant-based protein (the meal does not need to be completely vegan). 

Participants will be eligible for random drawings to keep you motivated and support your wellness goals. Winners will be announced throughout the challenge.

Participants must actively participate in all 4 weeks of the challenge. This challenge is worth 20 Wellness Your Way reward points.

*This challenge is administered by Be Well Solutions and is open to all full-time, benefits eligible employees only.

Register to participate before 5 p.m. May 4, 2021. 

Wellable Sun-sational Summer Challenge
June 28 - July 25, 2021

Warm sunshine, cool breezes, and plenty of fun activities make summer the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors! While having fun in the sun, its important to keep safety front of mind. This challenge will provide practical tips and tricks to help you set the tone for a fantastic summer season that is safe, healthy, and happy! Participants will earn points for tracking physical activity and taking short quizzes about various summer safety topics presented during this challenge. 

Participants will be eligible for random drawings to keep you motivated and support your wellness goals. Winners will be announced throughout the challenge.

This challenge is open to all full and part time faculty and staff. Employees participating in the Wellness Your Way Reward program must participate in all four weeks of this challenge AND achieve an overall participation score of 65% of the available points to qualify for wellness incentive reward points. This challenge is worth 20 reward points

Register to participate before 5 p.m. June 22, 2021

Wellable World Longevity Challenge
Sept. 13 - Oct. 17, 2021

During this five-week challenge, participants will embark on an educational journey exploring the Blue Zones - five places around the globe known to have the healthiest, longest living populations. During their travels, participants will learn about each community's lifestyles and habits and see the trends between these communities that have aided in prolonging and enjoying life. Tracking daily physical activity will allow participants to virtually travel across the globe to "visit" these different communities. 

Participants will be eligible for random drawings to keep you motivated and support your wellness goals. Winners will be announced throughout the challenge.

This challenge is open to all full and part time faculty and staff. Employees participating in the Wellness Your Way Reward program must participate in all five weeks of this challenge AND achieve an overall participation score of 65% of the available points to qualify for wellness incentive reward points. This challenge is worth 20 reward points

Register to participate before 5 p.m. Sept. 7, 2021