8ight Ways to Wellness

Good health, energy, and confidence to live our lives to the fullest.

8ight Ways to Wellness

Many things help guide our personal wellness. There are healthy behaviors, of course, but things like stress reduction and adequate sleep are also important. Together, these can help give us the good health, energy, and confidence to live our lives to the fullest – for ourselves, and for those close to us. Start with one or two, then build from there.

Developed for WashU by faculty Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH

Washington University Wellness Connection has partnered with Dr. Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, to present ‘8ight Ways to Wellness for WashU Employees’.  Dr. Colditz is the Niess-Gain professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the associate director of prevention and control at Siteman Cancer Center. His research shows these eight ways are key steps to reduce the risk of serious chronic diseases and to give us the good health, energy, and confidence to live our lives to the fullest – for ourselves, and for those close to us.

Read about the research behind the 8ight Ways.