The Wellness Initiative has compiled resources and information that may help you to relieve stress and anxiety, move more, stay connected with one another and breathe a little deeper during this period of uncertainty.
The Wellness Team Videos: The Wellness Team has put together some guided meditations, healthy recipes and exercise/relaxation stretching videos for you. We hope you enjoy!
Barnes Center at the Arch Fitness Videos: Work out from home with the Barnes Center at The Arch! Find a workout that’s right for you.
Free Online Tobacco Cessation Program: A collaborative group of health care and public health organizations have joined forces to offer a 7-week virtual group tobacco cessation program.
WW— How to Stay Healthy: WW is here to help you navigate how to eat well. From how to stock your pantry to making frozen veggies actually taste good, explore all the ways WW can help you eat well.
Sanvello Mindfulness App (FREE): Through a partnership with Sanvello (formerly Pacifica), faculty and staff have free premium access to the No. 1 mobile app for stress, anxiety and depression management. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the premium version is available to anyone at no cost.
Navigating Family and Work Life
Tips for Adopting a Successful Remote Work Strategy: Transitioning to working from home will have its challenges, but faculty and staff can successfully remain efficient and engaged, while also continuing to care for themselves and their families.
COVID-19: Information for Families with Children: The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for families across the country. Carebridge has prepared a list of programs and courses for children of all ages, as well as guidance for speaking to children about the pandemic.
COVID-19: Information for Older Adults & Caregivers: To help those who are 60+ years of age and anyone providing assistance or care to an older friend or family member, Carebridge has collected resources that address their unique COVID-19 experience.
Positivity and Connection
Be Well Together Group on Microsoft Teams: The Wellness Team initiates connectedness through group discussions by providing information and resources to be your healthiest, best self during these times.
Positivity and Well-Being: The world may have changed rapidly in the past month or so, but the ability to learn ways to stay positive has not. Consciously focusing on staying positive can impact your overall well-being (in a good way!).
COVID-19: Developing Self-Reliance And Perseverance Skills At Home: To help you develop a sense of self-reliance and find new ways to live a resilient life during this ongoing emergency, Carebridge has collected a series of useful resources that will help anyone face challenges with the know-how to get the job done.
Give a Shout Out!: Share your words of appreciation and gratitude for one. A shout out can recognize an individuals or groups for a noteworthy act or effort.
Virtual Support Groups: To help you cope with the sustained stress of the pandemic, Carebridge is offering online stress check-in support groups. Attendance will help improve your ability to thrive during this challenging time and enhance your physical, mental and emotional well-being. Habits, beliefs and behaviors that promote resilience will be highlighted.
COVID-19: Financial Stability and Support: From financial information that can help you stretch every dollar to emotional wellbeing resources that can aid in cutting anxiety and reducing stress, Carebridge offers tips and resources that can make every day a little easier.
Financial Wellness Hub: Syracuse University provides assistance with meeting the financial demands of many of life’s most significant events.