My Health and Wellness

What is My Health and Wellness?

My Health and Wellness is your home for liveWELL in Employee Self Service. My Health and Wellness is loaded with wellness resources and gives you the opportunity to earn liveWELL points for the healthy behaviors you are already engaging in.

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My Health and Wellness is available to all University faculty and staff with the exception of student-only employees. The Personal Health Assessment, Personal Wellness Modules, and Health Coach Service are only available to faculty and staff in 50% or greater, regular positions.

Earn Points

You can record the healthy behaviors you participate in and be rewarded for them with liveWELL Points. The liveWELL Points can then be used for many great prize choices at the Wellness Store. You will be able to earn Bonus Points and Monthly Points for registering and participating in certain programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Faculty and Staff, non-student hourly workers, and temporary employees of the University of Iowa are eligible to participate in this program and earn prizes. Retirees, spouses, dependents, student-workers are not eligible to participate. The Personal Health Assessment, Personal Wellness Modules, and Health Coach functions are only available to faculty and staff in 50% or greater, regular positions.

To earn monthly points, select the navigation link “Earn Points” and select the healthy behaviors you successfully completed for the respective month. Each healthy behavior earns you five points for that month. You can submit monthly points from the first of the month to the 10th of the preceding month. Example behaviors include but are not limited to:

  • I got at least four and a half cups of fruits and vegetables per day. A cup is equal to one cup 100% fruit or vegetable juice, one cup cooked vegetables, two cups raw leafy vegetables, one piece of fruit, or half cup dried fruit.

  • On most days, I performed some type of flexibility training like stretching or yoga for at least 10 minutes each day.

  • I performed a mix of moderate and vigorous aerobic activity that is equal to at least 150 minutes of moderate activity, such as 90 minutes of moderate activity and 30 minutes of vigorous activity each week. Keep in mind that 1 minute of vigorous activity equals about 2 minutes of moderate activity.

  • I do not use tobacco. Tobacco use includes smoking cigarettes and/or cigars, and/or the use of smokeless tobacco.

You do not need to register. You can access My Health and Wellness Portal from Self-Service under the liveWELL tab.