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  • To join, please contact Joy Cox at 802-440-4638 (x4638 on campus) or jcox@bennington.edu
  • Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 2:30 pm

The Wellness Committee is responsible for developing a variety of initiatives and programs to enhance the health and well being of staff and faculty with a commitment to bringing wellness programs and information centered on preventive care, fitness, nutrition, education, screenings, and related topics. The Committee encourages faculty and staff members to become involved in developing programs and initiatives to meet the diverse wellness needs of our employees.

Tips and Information

Tips: Wellness Committee

  • Adjust your expectations

  • Take care of yourself during the holiday season

  • Experiment with salt substitutes

  • Maintaining meaningful relationships can do wonders for your health

  • Is your energy lagging?

  • Sun Exposure

  • Water!

  • Stress and what to do about it

  • Parkinson’s Disease

  • Take a hike!

  • Busy schedule vs. healthy meals?

  • Keep a Family Activity Log

  • 10 minutes

  • New equipment!

  • February is American Heart Month: Diabetes mellitus

  • February is American Heart Month: High blood pressure

  • February is American Heart Month: Health through education

  • Winter Sports

  • Combating seasonal depression

  • New Years Resolutions

  • Use the Meyer Rec Barn!

  • An apple a day?

  • What is a portion, anyway?

  • ‘Tis the season…for safety

  • November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

  • Thursday, November 22, is Thanksgiving

  • November 15 is the Great American Smoke Out

  • November is American Diabetes Month

  • Rise to the Challenge! | September 10-October 5

  • Stress Management: coping strategies

  • Stress Management: managing your time

  • Stress Management: look at your lifestyle

  • Stress Management: get support

  • Stress Management: change your thinking

  • Limit the fizzy drinks

  • Foods from the earth, not a factory

  • Good nutrition is a marathon

  • Seven Stress-Busting Tips

  • Eating Out, Healthily

  • Strength Training

  • Preventative care

  • Core Exercises

  • Choose My Plate

  • Eating a heart-healthy diet

  • Healthy eating and regular excercise

  • How much sugar is in that drink?

  • You can sense that spring is on it’s way!

  • National Donor Day

  • Stock Your Freezer!

  • February is American Heart Month

  • Choose my Plate

  • Meatless meals

  • Skin care: 5 tips for healthy skin

  • A heart-healthy diet

  • 20/20 at 40

  • January is National Radon Action Month

  • Healthy Smiles Contribute to Healthy Bodies

  • January is National Blood Donor Month

  • Stress-relieving techniques

  • Holiday stress

  • Winter exercise

  • A guilt-free Thanksgiving feast

  • Great American Smokeout

  • Eating out with your Health in Mind

  • Protect Your Eyes from the Sun

  • Make physical activity a regular part of the day

  • Online Healthy Living Tool

  • Living with diabetes

  • Candy and snacks

  • Get some sleep

  • Build healthy relationships

  • Take a brisk fall walk around the campus loop

  • October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  • Benefits of strength training

  • World No Tobacco Day

  • Sun exposure

  • Winter Sports

  • Make walking a part of your work life

  • Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

  • Food Allergy Awareness Week

  • Hepatitis Awareness Month

  • Venture Vermont Outdoor Challenge 2012