Wellness Happenings: June/July 2023

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.

You can also follow MBU health and wellness on Instagram.

Additional info is available on the MBU health and wellness website, plus recordings of Wellness Wednesday sessions and all-levels yoga classes.

“Rethink Your Drink” challenges you to drink six or more glasses of water for 14 days to improve hydration and well-being. Learn more below. Photo credit: Nigel Msipa on Unsplash

WebMD Program: Rethink Your Drink

How it works

During Rethink Your Drink, track your water intake for 21 of 28 days between May 31 and June 27, 2023.

Drink six or more glasses for 14 days and you’ll earn 100 points towards your Q2 wellness incentive and enjoy better well-being!

Just record your progress on www.webmdhealth.com/vpc 

Rethink Your Drink

Log all your quarterly wellness 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
  • Scroll to view all the ways to earn
  • Click on a category to view options to earn 
  • Click on report completion to earn
  • Your points earned should be updated under Q2 incentives

Wellness Events at Murphy Deming

June 7, Noon to 1 p.m.
Room 156 

Wellness Wednesday Mental Health Roundtable Discussion 

June 22, 6 to 8 p.m.
MBU’s lower athletic field, main campus in Staunton

First Annual Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences Kickball Tournament 

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 an FAQ section, so you can browse and learn from the questions of others.

March recording:

April recording:

May recording:

Upcoming June webinar:

  • Topic: Menopause
  • Date/Time: June 6, 2023 at noon
  • ID: ATHM104811
  • Webinar Information:
    • Attendee Link: Here
    • Number: +1-408-418-9388
      Access Code:fACX5fb5DK6

Free Yoga Fridays with Christine: For Faculty, Staff, and Students

We meet virtually via Zoom, every Friday from noon to 12:45 p.m. ALL LEVELS welcome.

Required: Sign up to join live! https://forms.gle/6hhoZBKXu9XjuqDs8 

Must have a minimum of 5 participants to hold live class. I’ll still send a recording out weekly if minimums are not met.

  • Find Wellness Wednesday and all levels yoga class recordings on the MBU wellness page.