Wellness Happenings: Dec. / Jan.

Each month, MBU’s medical/health and wellness navigator Christine Flory will share events, insights, and strategies on a variety of health-related topics with faculty and staff.

See below for the latest health and wellness news, and reach out to Christine at x7167 or cmflory@marybaldwin.edu. Additional info is available on the MBU health and wellness website.

Scroll down for workshops and classes in January focused on mental health and resetting your brain after the holidays.

Q4 wellness incentives

DEADLINE to earn Q4 Wellness Incentives 12/15/2022! Log your incentives by following these easy steps:

  • Visit this link: https://webmdhealth.com/VPC/
  • Hover over 3 horizontal lines in the top right-hand corner
  • Click on REWARDS under the three lines
  • Click on Well by Choice Rewards
  • Click on Quarter 4 incentives
  • Scroll to view all the ways to earn
  • Click I did this and enter a date of completion
  • Your points earned should be updated under q4 incentives

Questions? Contact Wellness Coordinator, Christine Flory at cmflory@marybaldwin.edu

 Check out the new section on the MBU wellness website for all the recorded yoga classes and Wellness Wednesdays workshops!

Wellness Wednesdays

Join Simone McKelvey, director of student services at Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences, and Christine Flory, wellness navigator, for a monthly series called Wellness Wednesdays! Main campus and Murphy Deming will collaborate monthly to provide you important information on a wellness topic via a short newsletter, so you can walk away with tangible and actionable tools.

December’s Workshop

Join Christine as she discusses the importance of walking and NEAT (non-exercise activity thermogenesis) for stress management and achieving optimal health.

Watch the 5-minute video clip and practice this over break to manage stress!


January: Mental health and resetting your brain

Anthem EAP Webinars

To view a seminar on demand, go to anthemeap.com and enter your company code: MBU

You’ll find a link to these and other seminars on the homepage.

View the seminars on demand — anytime, anywhere. Submit a question and receive a response via email. Questions are logged in a FAQ section, so you can browse and learn from the questions of others.

January Webinar Information: Dealing with Mental Health

Date/Time: 1/10/2023 at noon

Attendee Link: Here

Audio conference: To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the event, or call the number below and enter the access code.

United States Toll: +1-408-418-9388

Webinar Access Code: 26343348724

Webinar Password: fFy29nw7auj


Web MD Programs/Challenges

Five To Thrive Nutritional Challenge

This challenge is designed to promote positive eating habits and to provide tips about how to work more fruits and vegetables into your diet. Have fun working on wellness while tracking your fruit and vegetable intake.

How do I participate?

Registration starts January 25, 2023 and goes through February 8, 2023 . The challenge begins February 1, 2023 and ends February 28, 2023. We encourage you to record your daily fruit and vegetable intake, so that you stay on track towards reaching your nutrition goals.

How much is a serving of fruits and/or vegetables?

A serving of vegetables equals 2 cups of raw leafy vegetables, 1 cup of chopped, cooked or canned vegetables, 1 cup of vegetable juice. A serving of fruit equals 1 medium fruit (about the size of a baseball); 1/2 cup chopped, cooked or canned fruit, or 1/2 cup of fruit juice.

Register and record your progress at www.webmdhealth.com/vpc


Virtual Yoga with Christine: For faculty, staff, and students

We meet weekly on Fridays at 12-12:45 p.m. beginning on January 6, 2023!

 Use this link every week. Sessions will be recorded and shared with the MBU community.

Join Zoom Meeting