Thrive is a program that provides and connects employees to activities and support programs which positively affect the wellbeing of the NMC community.
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Wear Red on Friday’s for Heart Month!
National “Wear Red” Day is Friday, February 2.
For details on heart disease and how Methodist is participating in Heart Month activities, see your editor email or click here.
Welcome to the New Year!
Looking to get more active in the new year? Check out 71 Ways to Exercise More in 2018 available here.
Meet the Director of Campus Health in the Fitness Center every Wednesday at noon. Exercise at your own pace, knowing someone is there for you if you have any questions. Please remember to sign the Fitness Center Waiver online if you haven’t already.
Free Thai Chi Class at NMC!
If you are interested in relieving stress while increasing balance, flexibility, and strength, here is an opportunity for you!
The benefits of Thai Chi include:
- Decreased stress and anxiety
- Enhanced quality of sleep
- Enhanced immune system function
Where: Clark 3204
When: Monday’s and Thursday’s 12:00-12:45
Schedule: January 29- April 19, 2018
Attire: Comfortable clothes and flats or tennis shoes.
Weekly Activity Challenge: Prizes Drawn Quarterly!
If you log at least 150 minutes a week of activity (honor system), please fill out the following Google Doc and your name will be entered into the prize drawing. Your next challenge is to recruit someone into your wellness journey!
NMHS Better Living Programs Available to NMC Employees!
Did you know that if you are an employee of the Methodist Health System and receive insurance through their plan, you are eligible to participate in their Better Living Programs! Visit: here to learn more.
The 16 week program includes interactive weekly meetings on nutrition, exercise, stress management, proper sleep habits, and methods for behavioral changes to improve health. Participants receive activity trackers (FREE) and food journal app (FREE), and have individual appointments with an APRN Weight Loss coach for weigh-in, vital signs, and food/activity journal review.
The next session starts October 16 and concludes February 2. While this is already full, the plan coordinator Brenda Herrod indicates to go ahead and apply! She will work from the October wait list before opening it up to new enrollees in 2018. The link to apply is here.
The Health System Health and Wellness Blog and Related Resources are available here. Please also see your monthly Employee Connections.