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E119 Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
309 South Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242-2010
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Summer 2021 Newsletter

liveWELL's Summer 2021 Newsletter brings together campus experts to help us learn ways of coping as we reopen campus while also making plans to stay safe. Find previous issues in our newsletter archive.

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2020 Annual Report

UNIQUE YEAR—SAME MISSION! Inspiring a culture of well-being, providing employees the opportunity to thrive. A 2020 recap including: - Covid-19 Pandemic-specific offerings for employees and families - Wellness Challenges - Trainings & Videos - Wellness Grants (focus on UI Health Care) - New in 2020! Lifestyles Chronic Health Condition Prevention Programs - 2020 By-The-Numbers.

 See our annual report archives for more.

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Well-Being Checklist

Guide to best practices for workplace culture, well-being resources, and wellness steps your department can take today. (Email livewell@uiowa.edu to request print copies.)

Featured News

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Free flu vaccinations available starting Sept. 13

University of Iowa employees can get the flu vaccine for free at locations across campus or at the University Employee Health Clinic starting Sept. 13.
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Healthy Meals in 20 Minutes or Less

Whip up these delicious, healthy meals in 20 minutes or less.
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Taking Care of our Hawkeye Community: Expert Knowledge from around Campus

One of the most pressing needs you may be facing is recovering or supporting the recovery of emotional health and well-being during times of isolation, division, illness, and grief. We have been through a lot, and our physical and emotional recovery is top of mind. liveWELL’s Senior Director, Megan Hammes, interviews campus experts with some important questions as we consider our return to campus and global recovery.
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Lettuce Turnip the Beet: Nutrition Tips from UI Professor, Dr. Ruth Grossmann

liveWELL interviews Dr. Ruth Grossmann, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing and nutrition researcher for quick tips to improve nutrition and well-being.
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Get Fit Financially-Well-Being Tips from Dr. Jon Garfinkel, PhD

Financial well-being can have an impact at all stages of life – whether you are just getting started with a savings plan, paying down debt, or investing and saving for retirement. liveWELL teamed up with Jon Garfinkel in the Tippie College of Business to learn useful strategies that UI employees can implement right now to start improving their financial well-being.

Employee Well-Being Events

liveWELL: Taste of Mindfulness for Caregivers: You Can't Pour from an Empty Cup

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm
Virtual
Experience basic, evidence-based practices of Mindfulness.  Identify how Mindfulness can support you in “filling your own cup” and protecting you from caregiver burn-out.  Access information on UI Mindfulness Programs link - https://mindfulatiowa.org.uiowa.edu/useful-mindfulness-links.  Also, please visit our website at https://hr.uiowa.edu/livewell/livewell-trainings.

liveWELL Taste of Mindfulness for Caregivers - You Can't Pour from an Empty Cup

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm
Virtual
Experience basic, evidence-based practices of Mindfulness - identify how Mindfulness can support you in "filling your own cup," protecting you from caregiver burnout, and access information on UI Mindfulness Programs.

liveWELL: Mindfulness and Attention - Focusing the Scattered Mind

Monday, October 4, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm
Virtual
Identify how Mindfulness can support you in strengthening your ability to focus and concentrate.  We will do some brief, experiential practices that are yours to keep and an overview of the research.  Information on how to access Mindfulness Programs on campus will also be provided.  For more information, please visit our website at https://hr.uiowa.edu/livewell/livewell-trainings.

liveWELL - Mindfulness and Attention - Focusing the Scattered Mind

Monday, October 4, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm
Virtual
Identify how Mindfulness may support you in strengthening your ability to focus and concentrate.  We'll do some brief, experiential practices that are yours to keep and an overview of the research.  Information on how to access Mindfulness programs on campus will also be provided.

liveWELL: Resilience 101 Part 1 - What is Resilience?

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 12:10pm to 12:50pm
Virtual
Attend this four-part series to learn science-based ways to recover from challenges more quickly, manage stress, and optimize your thinking habits and well-being.  Participants must sign up for all four sessions.  For more information, please visit our website at https://hr.uiowa.edu/livewell/livewell-trainings.