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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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 […]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

By removing the stigma and taking away the barriers to treatment, Mental Health Awareness Month serves as a reminder that help is readily available and accessible. Be mindful of mental health issues and what resources are available. Work-Life Solutions helps you learn how to support one another in the workplace, understand symptoms and recognize indicators […]

Take Action to Reduce Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Take Action to Reduce Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people ages 50 and older. The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is to get screened regularly starting at age […]

Focus on your personal wellness.

Learn about the resources and support available to you through Washington University's Wellness Connection. Wellness experts are available to help you track and manage your health. WashU Wellness Connection experts include: WashU WebMD Health Coaches Todd Gulizia and Amy Hayden can help you set goals and track progress. Learn more. Onsite UHC Nurse Advocate, Teresa […]

Take 3 Actions to Fight Flu

Take 3 Actions to Fight Flu
You have the power to protect yourself and your family this season with these three actions to fight flu. Get a flu vaccine. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine by the end of October, if possible. A yearly flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against […]