Wellness ConnectionThe goal of Wellness Connection is to design and deliver initiatives that meet employees where they are, while fostering holistic growth: physically, emotionally, financially, socially and spiritually. 

We aim to provide ample opportunities for faculty and staff to set high standards for personal health decision-making and foster a culture of wellness that is a positive example for our students and our community.


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Upcoming Events

Participate in and spread the word for these upcoming events: Onsite Wellness Screenings, Danforth Campus Health Happening, and Flu Shot Clinics. Onsite Wellness Screenings Knowing your current blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and other key biometrics can empower us to make informed decisions about our lifestyle. As part of the Yay! Rewards Program, benefits-eligible WU employees […]

Wellness Program Spotlight

Wellness Program Spotlight
By increasing resilience and taking steps to prevent distress, we can help ourselves avoid serious health conditions, including depression and anxiety problems. Mindfulness is a way to access your inner resources and move towards greater balance, control and peace of mind. Move into mindfulness by participating in the Mind-Body Stress Reduction Program. This program consists […]

Wellness Champion Spotlight

Rachel Tabak, PhD, research associate professor at the Brown School, has received a five-year, $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study ways to prevent weight gain and chronic disease among mothers age 18-35. “The research team developed a lifestyle modification intervention, Healthy Eating and Active Living Taught at Home (HEALTH) that […]

Treating Challenges as a Marathon

Wellness Tips From Your WashU WebMD Health Coaches: Planning to run a marathon (or taking on any task that requires a lot of time, discipline, and energy) can be overwhelming.  The mere thought of the work that lies ahead may lead to procrastination. Whether our task is literally training for/running a marathon, creating a new […]

Three Ways to Lower Stress

By Amy Hayden, WebMD Health Coach Believe it or not, some stress is good for us. It keeps us motivated to do what we need to provide us food and shelter. However, too much can wear us out and if chronic, it can be detrimental to our mental and physical well-being. So, finding ways to […]