Join us each month for our Wellness Wednesday webinar series!

The webinars will cover a variety of different topics and are intended to help you enrich your health and wellbeing in the interesting times we are living in. Webinars will be lead by our Director of Health and Wellness, Lindsay Simone, in collaboration with our wellness provider Virgin Pulse.

All webinars are FREE and available to anyone. Webinar recordings will be available on this web page if you are unable to attend the live presentations.

September

Family Nutrition Webinar

Soccer practice at 5, PTA meeting at 7, science project due tomorrow … sound familiar? It’s easy to get into the habit of grabbing fast food on the run, but we all know that can be unhealthy. During this seminar, audiences will be exposed to nutrition basics including essential nutrients, meal planning, portion control, reading labels, and more. The class will discuss changing behavior and identify steps to increase family activity and healthy eating into a busy schedule.

 

Heart disease is responsible for 40% of all deaths in the United States, which is more than all forms of cancer combined. In addition to providing education on the cardiovascular system, this webinar will empower participants to make small lifestyle modifications that impact one's risk for developing heart disease.

The idea of fasting isn’t actually a new trend. It has been going on for years! Research has been done on animals to study fasting. It is an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. It helps you focus on when you eat rather than what you eat. This presentation will explain the health benefits of fasting, side effects, the different types of fasting, and safety.

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It is a gradual process but it can creep up on you. The signs and symptoms are subtle at first, but become worse as time goes on. In this presentation, you will learn the signs and symptoms of burnout, the difference between stress and burnout, and find ways to take action to overcome the physical and emotional damage that burnout can cause.

Ergonomics is the study of how your body interacts with your environment when you perform a task or activity. No matter what the job is, the goal is to make sure that you are safe, comfortable, and less prone to work-related injuries. In this webinar, you will learn the importance of good posture – how to sit and stand correctly, how to correctly set up your workstation, and preventative care tips and recommendations.

Resilience is the ability to rebound from a setback or challenge – the ability to adapt in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, or stress. In this webinar, participants will learn about resiliency (what it is and what it is not), discuss the benefits of having resiliency/effects of not having resilience, and learn strategies to cultivate resilience.

We’ve all seen the words “complementary”, “alternative”, and “integrative”, but what do they really mean? This presentation will be defining what complementary and alternative medicine are, practices and products of complementary and alternative medicine, also known as CAM, and how you can take charge of your health by being an informed consumer.

Work-Life Balance can be defined in many ways based on the individual but having a work-life balance can allow the ability to stay productive and competitive at work while maintaining a happy, healthy home life. It allows us to have breathing space for ourselves each and every day. In this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to assess their work-life balance, identify the consequences of an imbalanced lifestyle, discuss strategies to improve balance, and set the next steps to establish a work-life balance.

Participants will discover some of the research that is known about positivity – what it is, what it isn’t, the brain science behind positivity, and how you can cultivate more positivity in your life for greater health and well-being.

For most of us, the Holidays come with our own “to-do” lists. In this webinar, participants will discover ways to better manage stress during the Holiday season in order to enjoy one of the happiest times of the year.