A series of monthly posts designed to break down financial topics into bite-sized pieces
Mental and emotional health resources available to WashU employees
Before you enroll, here are some things to observe and questions to ask the center director.
What’s Right for Your Family?
Find some fun (and maybe new) activities in the St. Louis region to do or visit with your family this summer.
WashU has been recognized in several recent surveys as a top workplace.
Chalana M. Scales-Ferguson has been named associate vice chancellor of institutional equity effective March 20, 2023.
Parents might worry about how many hours their kids spend on their tablets, smartphones, or TV, but research has shown that the amount of time a kid spends on their screen may be less important than how dependent the child is on the screen. How do you know if your child is addicted to their […]
WashU employees who been impacted by the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria have resources available to them and eligible family members.
Kathy Clark, Washington University School of Medicine, manager of medical apprenticeships, honored y St. Louis Business Journal
In honor of National Heart Month, WashU’s employee Well-being Team is highlighting important steps and resources to help you take care of your heart. Eating healthier, exercising more and getting regular check-ups are key steps toward a healthy heart. In addition, reducing stress and considering our emotional connection to ourselves play a vital role in […]
WashU Wellness Champions are eligible to apply for start-up funds for projects that promote innovative, personalized solutions to their unique work group. HR’s Well-being team offers financial support to Wellness Champions who are in good standing and interested in start-up funds to address the wellness needs of their workgroup. Read about the Champion Fund Projects […]
Help kids rise to the occasion, and don’t aim too high. Caroline Miller, Child Mind Institute Let’s acknowledge that the holidays can be stressful for many people for varying reasons, and this includes parents and children. Why are the holidays so fraught? Because expectations are heightened, and holidays can feel like a test of how […]
Take time to refresh and reinvigorate yourself during the fall 2022 wellness challenge, Renew.
Be proactive and reduce stress when you can with these tips during the holiday season.
Resources for faculty and staff who have been affected by the Oct. 24 shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Louis.
Open enrollment, flu vaccines and other tips to help you and your loved ones stay healthy this fall.
Learn more about the Live Near Your Work program by stopping by one
of the upcoming housing fairs.
At WashU, we care about you and want to make sure you know about the resources available to help you thrive and navigate life’s challenges. In addition to your physical and financial well-being, take time to care for yourself or a loved one’s emotional well-being. Sept. 5 – 11 is recognized as National Suicide Prevention […]
Find resources and support for the flooding that has impacted St. Louis.
Your Bright Horizons benefits will help you stress less about your adult/elder loved ones’ care.
Resources for employees who may be responsible for caring for an older adult.
Enjoy the outdoors while you stay active with the 2022 Summertime activity challenge!
Effective July 1, 2022, Bright Horizons Emergency/Back-up Care will again be available for the care of mildly ill children.
UnitedHealthcare maternity nurses and advocates are available to WashU health plan members who are concerned about the current nationwide infant formula shortage.
Help manage common work-related anxiety with tips from Krista Jarvis, LPC, a clinical case manager in WashU’s Department of Psychiatry.
Try self-check-ins to understand what you might be feeling and how you can help your body cope
Get a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of WashU employees as they get their steps in and help us achieve our missions.
Resources and guidance for talking to your children about violence and war as well as support options available to you and your family.
WashU Physical Therapy provides tips to help reduce pain you might be feeling.
Find happiness with these behaviors to help you overcome adversity in your life.
Read tips to care for yourself or support a colleague when someone is experiencing burnout.
Find the best fit shoe for your feet to help you stay active.
7 Steps to Finding Safe and Quality Care is a new series of short videos developed by Child Care Aware of Missouri to help families understand childcare options and make the best choice for their child.
Jessica Gold, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, provides tips for reframing how we look at the new year and ways to help yourself and loved ones cope through healthy well-being practices.
Check out the sometimes little-known employee benefits come that can come in handy when you’re on and off campus.
Holiday well-being tips and resources to help you and your family thrive.
Helpful tips for employees to navigate 2022 benefits open enrollment.
We outlined some easy ways to start your own self-care routine, if you haven’t already.
Stefani Weeden-Smith, MPSGephardt Institute for Civic/Community Engagement I first met Stefani when I took one of her workshops through the Brown School continuing education program in the summer of 2019. We chatted during the break about some University wellness initiatives, and she joined the Champion network soon thereafter. Stefani really stepped up to foster a […]
WashU Human Resources welcomes Lisa Eberle-Mayse, the new child and family care facilitator. In this role, Lisa will support faculty and staff families with finding and maintaining the care they need for their family members. Lisa brings 40 years of experience in early care and education to this role. She has been a teacher, Child Care Center Director and Inclusion Specialist. She is also […]
Take this quiz to find out what you know… and what you need to know.
It’s never to early to start the conversation with your parents about how they view their later years, and what their preferences are looking ahead.
Review licensing records for current or prospective child care centers or family home providers.
A comprehensive guide to combatting Covid-19 fears, coping with stressors, managing work and family life, and more.
There’s a lot of uncertainty in the world right now. How many times have you heard that in the last six months?
It started with talk of cloth diapers vs. disposable, sleep training debates, early childhood education. Then it got bigger.
Insight from WashU Psychiatry instructor, Andrea Giedinghagen, MD This pandemic has brought changes to almost every aspect of our lives, and parenting is no exception. From coping with the boredom of being at home for days on end to grappling with fear and uncertainty, there are challenges for parents and children alike. Some parenting challenges […]
Creating a Sleep Routine Establishing a sleep routine that works for you helps you get the recommended amount of sleep each night. Sleep routines are activities before bed each night. Routines can improve the quality and length of sleep. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to maintaining long-term healthy eating and physical activity habits. […]