Onsite Programs

To cancel your registration if you are unable to attend, visit www.eventbrite.com and log in with the email address used to register for the program. Create a password and click “My Tickets.” Click the title of the appropriate eent and select “Cancel Order.”

Please contact worklife@brown.eduwith any questions.

 

Relaxation

Combat stress effectively by activating your body's natural relaxation response. Let Work/Life Program Specialist Jen McKay guide you through relaxation techniques including diaphragmatic breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, and guided imagery to help create calm and boost your energy and mood.  Both wellness programs count toward 2018 Wellness Rewards. 

 

jewelry district

Thursday, August 16

1-1:45 PM

3 Davol Square, Room 212

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gut Health and You

The human digestive tract contains approximately 100 trillion bacteria that affect everything from your metabolism to your mood to your immune system. Join Wellness Workdays to learn why these bacteria are essential for physical and mental well-being, and what steps you can take to maintain a healthy gut!  This wellness session counts towards 2018 Wellness Rewards. 

 

jewelry district

Tuesday, August 14

12-12:45 PM

Alpert Medical School, Room 275

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Know Your Numbers

Cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index, and body composition numbers are key indicators of your risk for serious illness. Knowing your numbers can help you improve your health and reduce your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, and other health complications. Fasting is not required. Results will be immediate and a trained consultant will review your numbers in a confidential setting. No appointment is needed, but please register if you are planning to participate. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards. 

College hill jewelry district

Wednesday, August 15

11 AM-1 PM

Sayles Hall, Auditorium

 

 

Wednesday, August 22

11 AM-1 PM

School of Professional Studies, Room 101

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overnight Oats 

Looking for an amazing alternative to regular oatmeal? Join Dining Services Executive Chef Gerry Furtado and discover overnight oats - a fun, healthy, and delicious way to start your morning. Overnight Oats is a great breakfast option that can be prepared ahead of time and modified in many different ways so that your morning breakfast never has to be the same. Bring a lidded jar or covered container as you'll be combining your own dry ingredients to take home and prepare your own overnight oats. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.​

jewelry district

Monday, August 20

12:30-1:30 PM

South Street Landing, Rooms 498 and 499

 

Registration will open on Monday, August 13 at 8 AM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutrition and Lifestyle Choices for Cancer Prevention

Great progress has been made in understanding the biology of cancer cells and improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.  Even though statistics show that about one of every three Americans will develop some form of malignancy during his or her lifetime, there's a lot you can do to lower the risk of getting cancer.  Join Jennifer Zartarian to learn what we can do to minimize our exposure to known carcinogens through our lifestyle and nutrition choices. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

college hill

Tuesday, August 21

12-12:45 PM

Smith-Buonanno, Room 106

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Safety at Home

What are the most effective ways to protect yourself, your family, and your home in case of fire?  Join the Environmental Health and Safety team for this important discussion on how to identify and remove fire hazards from your home and guide you in establishing a fire escape plan that can save lives.  This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards. 

 

college hill

Wednesday, August 22

12-12:45 PM

Stephen Robert Center, Petteruti Lounge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keep the Memories, Not the Stuff

Balancing the dilemma of preserving family and personal memories without breeding endless clutter can be challenging, but it doesn't have to be painful! Join Certified Professional Organizer Janine Cavanaugh for this informative session filled with practical tips, and learn how to stay organized without sacrificing what's important to you. This program counts as one wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

college hill

Thursday, August 23

12-12:45 PM

85 Waterman Street, Room 015 (Lower Level)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milk

The question “Got Milk?” has recently become much more complicated. From almond, soy, and rice to 2%, whole, and skim, consumers are having a cow over which one to choose! Join ​Wellness Workdays to learn about the health benefits of each type of milk and find out if one is really better than the others.​ ​This program counts as one wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

jewelry district

Tuesday, August 28

12-12:45 PM

School of Professional Studies, Room 122

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pay Off Student Loans Faster - and Still Save for Your Future

The latest studies show that 70% of college graduates leave school with student loan debt that averaged $38,000 in 2017. Join Fidelity for a webcast that will discuss strategies for paying off your loans quickly while focusing on your other financial goals. ​ This financial program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards. 

 

webinar

Tuesday, August 28

1-2 PM

Please register with your Brown email address to receive credit.

Wednesday, August 29

3-4 PM

Please register with your Brown email address to receive credit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Substance Abuse

What's the difference between substance abuse and dependence?  Join e4health to learn how specific drugs affect behavior, emotions, physical wellbeing, and the effects of drug abuse on the workplace and on families. Come away with information on how to identify signs of substance abuse as well as types of treatment and how to access help through e4health.​ This wellness program counts towards 2018 Wellness Rewards. 

 

jewelry district

Wednesday, August 29

12-1 PM

Alpert Medical School, Room 270

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women and Investing: Organize, Plan and Own Your Future

​Join Fidelity for a workshop to help you take increased control of your finances and move from saving to investing. Participants will learn to recognize why financial wellness is so important for women, create a budget, manage debt, and explore the basics of investing. This financial program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards. 

 

college hill

Thursday, August 30

12-1 PM

Kassar House, Foxboro Auditorium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Downtown 5K

​Runners, joggers, walkers...join Wellness At Brown! for​ the Downtown 5K​​. This is a fun, energetic, and motivating event to promote personal health and wellness within the Brown community. Wellness At Brown! will cover the registration fee for​ benefits eligible Brown faculty/staff. Participants will receive a Wellness At Brown! T-shirt while supplies last. This event will count as one fitness program toward 201​8​ Wellness Rewards.

Sunday, September 16

10:00 AM

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