April 2021
Well Traveled Challenge
May 3 - June 13
6-week online challenge
Bags packed? Check. Itinerary set? Check. Then let’s hit the road! In this 6-week wellness tour, your Well Traveled goal is to earn points by recording physical activity, meditation, and sleep.

With this virtual trip, you will:
  • Travel from state to state, stopping at the country’s most amazing hot spots as you record health behaviors
  • View postcard-perfect images and bet-you-didn’t-know descriptions
  • Build well-being habits that last long after your country-wide tour is over
  • Have the option to enter as at team to complete challenges
  • Have the chance to win weekly raffle prizes
  • Have the chance to win one of two grand prizes: a brand new bicycle or a Fitbit Ionic Watch!

Register today and attend a live demo of the Well Traveled platform via Zoom on April 16,12:10-1pm. For more information, be sure to visit the UC Berkeley Well Traveled Challenge page and view the video for a fun introduction. We hope you will join us on the adventure!
Creativity and Your Well-Being Series
4/20, 5/5 | 12:10-1pm

Kim Guess, RD and Nicole Castillo

Engaging in creative activities allows us to be more productive, balanced, and calm in everyday life. They can lower your blood pressure, decrease stress, improve your immune system, and increase your ability to be more productive. In this series, you will learn to create useful and unique items with simple supplies. Register early to receive the supply list so you can purchase any supplies you don’t already have. We highly recommend following along with us live so you can ask questions. We will also raffle off craft store gift cards after each session that you can use for the following session’s supplies!

Join us for the remaining craft-along workshops on:
Active at Work
*register using linked dates to receive Zoom link for each class
Nutrition Resources
Healthy U
Support your Immunity with Nutrition! 
Written by our dietetic intern, Whitney

Nutrition plays an essential role in supporting a strong immune system. No one food or supplement can prevent illnesses but you can support your immune system by following a healthy eating pattern.
Here are some resources and ways you can support your immune system: 
Breastfeeding Resources
Breastfeeding Your Baby / Returning to Work or School
Thu, 4/1 | 1-4:15pm | Online
Speaker: Tina Benitez, IBCLC

A free class taught by a certified lactation consultant and a great opportunity to ask questions! The first two hours cover breastfeeding basics and problem solving. The last hour covers returning-to-work planning and breast pumps.
Be Well at Work Resources
Guided Meditation
Wed, Apr. 7 | 12:10-1pm

Please join us for a relaxing and reenergizing guided meditation, led by Michelle Ayazi.
Women and Investing
Thu, Apr. 15 | 12-1pm

Learn ways to build healthy financial habits, save for multiple goals, and invest wisely, so that you can take control of your financial future.
Campus Happenings
Bears in the Kitchen: Homemade Pizza
Wed, Mar. 31 | 4-5pm

Come join UHS Registered Dietitians for a virtual pizza cook-along party in celebration of Wellness Week!
New Analog Display Cal Fitbit Face
Brought to you by University Development and Alumni Relations

Show your Cal spirit with a free UC Berkeley Fitbit watch face. Send your Cal colleagues a Fitbit challenge invitation, grab a blue and gold mask, and head outside. The Roll On, You Bears watch face includes an analog display and is available for Ionic, Versa, Versa 2, Versa 3, Versa Lite, and Sense (floors not available on Versa Lite). Looking for more ways to share your Cal spirit? Share these new mobile stickers and gifs with your friends!
Wellness Resources
Virtual Programs

Did you miss a class or maybe you had so much fun you want to take it again? Recordings of past cooking, dance, yoga workshops and webinars are available for you to revisit on our virtual programs page.
Faculty/Staff Flyer and Information
Spring Workshops and Programs

Click the image to open the flyer and you can find more information under Workshops and Programs.