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March is National Nutrition Month!

A healthy diet throughout life promotes healthy pregnancy outcomes, supports normal growth, development and aging, helps to maintain a healthy body weight, and reduces the risk of chronic disease- leading to overall health and well-being. Want Pinpoint Nutrition for your age, activity, and food preferences? Check out this Nutrition Calculator! https://www.precisionnutrition.com/nutrition-calculator Here’s what a Healthy […]

Be Well at Work: Curious Children, Wise Elders with Dr. Alison Gopnik – April 6, 2021

Be Well at Work Work/Life Featured Event with UC Berkeley Professor, Dr. Alison Gopnik: Curious Children, Wise Elders: How Childhood and Elderhood, Together, are the Key to the Evolution of Human Cognition and Culture Date: Tuesday, April 6th Time: noon -1 pm Place: via Zoom Registration Required Across many species an extended childhood and high […]

Health Net Webinar – “Whole Person Self-Care and Resilience” – March 17, 2021

This webinar is available to all Health Net and Non-Health Net members. Date: March 17, 2021 (add it to your calendar) Time: 12:00 – 12:45 PM, Pacific Time REGISTRATION REQUIRED 2020 was sure a challenging year, and we are all hoping for a strong year in 2021. We had to learn resilience and self-care while […]

Be Well at Work Spring 2021 Eldercare Workshops

UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work Program has five eldercare workshops coming up. Registration is required. Financial Planning Options for Long Term Care- Wed 2/10; 12:10–1:30pm With rising costs of medical expenses, planning for long term care for yourself or a loved one can be complex and challenging. Solutions require all or a combination of: […]

Be Well at Work Spring 2021 Parenting Workshops

Be Well at Work has a series of spring workshops for parents. Please be sure to register in advance to receive the Zoom link. Self Care for Caregivers of Children and Teenagers – Thursday, Feb. 11th, noon – 1 pm Working from home and managing everyone’s schedules has created unprecedented stress for those caring for […]

Six Ways to Manage Coronavirus Depression – Greater Good Science Center

This article from UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center offers some concrete steps to take if you’re feeling down. “Knowing what depression looks like and how to manage it can help prevent you from slipping into dark moods.” “Depression is increasing in the United States, in no small part due to COVID-19. According to recent […]

Helpful UC resources for LGBTQ+ staff

Calling all LGBTQ+ colleagues: UCnet includes information and resources for you, including the LGBTQ+ Resource Centers page with up-to-date contacts for each campus. And, we’ve created a new page that outlines transgender and nonbinary health benefits, including downloadable fact sheets and info for all UC health plans.

February is American Heart Month!

Let’s focus on our hearts and health. Include healthy habits in your daily routines to reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke. Your heart is a muscle, the more exercise, and activity you do, the stronger and healthier it becomes. See the links below for some tips and facts about heart health, cardio fitness […]

Morning Stretch Break Seeking Volunteers

The IDEA Office’s Daily Stretch Breaks have been going strong since last April (we’ve had over 2,500 attendees!) and we’re looking for new stretch break leaders to join our ranks. The 10-minute sessions of easy stretches are designed to get you out of your chair and bring a little movement to your morning. They’re held […]

January 2021 Fitness Tips from Kaiser Permanente

Start your year off on a healthy note. Kaiser Permanente provides monthly tips for staying healthy and well. January’s topic is fitness. It’s good to find activities you enjoy and keep you moving whether you are walking, dancing, biking, or playing sports. Click here for Kaiser’s fitness flyer tips and more on fitness and exercise […]