Friday, September 29, 2017

Healthier Living Classes - Free!!

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UCSD and Kaiser Permanente are offering a nationally recognized course, developed by Stanford University, to help you to live a healthier life.  The course is full of tips to better manage your health, including ongoing chronic conditions like arthritis, diabetes and high blood pressure.  This workshop will teach you to:

  • Set goals for a healthier life
  • Control pain
  • Gain energy
  • Communicate efficiently with your doctors
  • Manage your medications
  • Relax and sleep better
  • Lessen worry and stress
Location:  UCSD Campus TBA
Dates:  10/23, 10/30, 11/06, 11/13, 11/20 and 11/27
Time:  5:30-8pm
Registration:  Contact Maryam Gholami at 858-822-1086 or

Friday, September 1, 2017

Introducing...The Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workshop Subsidy

UC San Diego Health employees are eligible for 50% off the 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course at the UC San Diego Health Center for Mindfulness.  New classes start this month.  Program dates are located on the Center for Mindfulness website.  For subsidy details and registration process, click here.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Did You Know You Can Have FREE Mindfulness?

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Thanks to the UCSD Center for Mindfulness, there are FREE guided audio files to practice mindfulness based stress reduction as well as audio and visual yoga instruction.  You may select the duration and type of practice you would like to experience.  Check out their offerings here:

Center for Mindfulness homepage: 

Schedules and to register for MBSR 

Free audio/visual links: 

Friday, May 12, 2017

Bike to Work Day: May 18, 2017

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In support of the GO by BIKE initiative, UC San Diego will participate in the 2017 Bike to Work Day!  Join colleagues in this national event, also part of National Bike Month.

Over 100 stops are planned throughout San Diego County on Bike to Work Day.  UC San Diego will host two stops:  Hillcrest from 6-9am on Arbor Drive at Front Street (near the hospital entrance) and in Town Square on the La Jolla campus from 6-10am.  Refreshments are provided by Transportation Services and Housing, Dining and Hospitality.  Raffle prizes, to boot!

By registering your bike  for Bike to Work Day 2017 you will be eligible to pick up a free t-shirt at any of the stops throughout the county.

For more information visit:

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Spring Newsletter is Here!

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This spring...

  • Learn how to embrace spring cleaning...and reduce stress in the process
  • Try five exercises to strengthen your back
  • Lighten up with an interesting "couscous" dish using cauliflower
  • Join us at UC Walks on May 17!

Monday, April 3, 2017

UC Walks 2017: The Countdown Has Begun!

This year you have THREE locations to choose from so you can participate at a location most convenient for you.

Date:  Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time:  11:30am - 1pm
Place:  Hillcrest, La Jolla Campus and Jacobs Medical Center
For More Information:  Click on the photo below!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Get a Dose of Wellness During Your Workday

Fitness Opportunities abound at UCSD Health...we will take out the barriers and come to you!

The Ladies of Greenwhich Drive enjoying a sunset after their workout.  Awesome work, Ladies!!