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Winter 2022 Newsletter

Explore setting expectations and boundaries for work-life configurations, science- based tips for creating healthy habits in the new year. Learn about upcoming well-being programs including a new program to boost your well-being, and meet a new liveWELL team member! Find previous issues in our newsletter archive.

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2021 Annual Report

Well-being at the University of Iowa focusses on life-long learning, promotes and sustains optimal health, personal connectedness, meaningful experiences, and a purposeful life. In 2021, programs such as Weeks of Wellness, Mini Health Fairs, Resilience trainings,  and Wellness Challenges were offered.

 See our annual report archives for more.

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Value of Faculty and Staff Well-Being at the University of Iowa

A 2021 Executive Summary of campus health and well-being outcomes and goals.
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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 to request print copies.)

Featured News

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Exploring Work-Life Boundaries

liveWELL Interviewed Dr. Beth Livingston, Assistant Professor in Management and Entrepreneurship at the UI Tippie College of Business and an expert researcher on work and family management, for ways that individuals and leaders can explore their expectations, set boundaries, and communicate preferences related to work and home that lead to greater well-being and productivity.
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Make Lasting Change by Stacking Good Habits

The new year always inspires motivation for new personal and professional goals The best way to make lasting lifestyle change is to take those goals or resolutions and break them down into small habits that become engrained in who we are and what we do.
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New Well-Being Collaborative Aligns Campus Resources

The Division of Student Life, University Human Resources, and other partners have established a Well-Being and Mental Health Campus Collaborative to coordinate programs that enhance the health and well-being of UI staff, faculty, and students.
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Tips for Holiday Well-Being

It’s important to pause our busy lives and reflect upon the things that bring us joy and fill our hearts with gratitude. Find a few tips for feeling grounded and present in the moment.
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Mini Health Fair: Know Your Numbers

Blood pressure and blood glucose screenings to be offered in November and December to all UI faculty, staff, and students. Regular preventative health screenings can help lower your risk for chronic health conditions.

Employee Well-Being Events

liveWELL Personal Wills, Wishes, and Legal Affairs - Do You Know What Your Parents Want?

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 12:10pm to 12:50pm
Wills, wishes, and legal affairs can often be difficult topics for people to consider let alone discuss with family. As a child of an elder parent, it is important that appropriate legal documents have been drawn up to ensure personal and legal affairs are fulfilled in a time of need. Join Rhonda Halterman, founder/owner of LivWell Seniors, to learn how to begin a conversation with your parents to ensure their personal and legal affairs are in order before a crisis occurs.
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First Thursdays: Mental Health Speaker Series

Thursday, February 3, 2022 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Coping during the time of COVID-19 is an uncharted, life-changing task for everyone, and it can make caring for our own mental health and the mental health of those around us a challenge. Join us for our first mental health presentation of the semester as experts share resources and strategies for coping in a time of COVID-19. Thursday, February 3, 2022 | 1 - 2 p.m. Campus and Community Resources for Hawkeyes that Need Help ZOOM LINK Panelists: Nikki Hodous, Dean of Students, Student Care &...