Oftentimes a great way to combat individual stress is to initiate a new wellness regimen. The same holds true for departmental stress. Working together as a team to meet a shared wellness goal has many benefits that include increasing well being and collaboration and fostering a sense of individual and collective accomplishment. Spring is a great time to consider beginning a department wellness activity!
The Wellness Initiative website “Tips and Articles” page has great resources to help you create successful department wellness activities. Check out the fresh content for spring that includes tips on beginning a department walking group and tipsheets and templates for creating a department Biggest Loser Program. The “UMBC Wellness Initiative” website is filled with resources, tips, music, and inspiration. Visit http://www.umbc.edu/wellness now!