April 3, 2016
How One Group of UNH Employees Worked Together To Sprint Into Spring
Recently, 14 facilities employees at UNH created an opportunity to lose weight. The collaborators of this challenge, Sandra Hickey and Shawn Herrick, both from the Ritzman Lab, had all the participants chip in for added incentives before they started the challenge. “Sprint into Spring” was a ten week weight loss challenge and recently ended on the first Monday of Spring - March 21st.
Anyone interested in participating in the... Read More
April 1, 2016
Improve Your Climate FIRST
How do you feel about your workplace climate? Does it support you in striving to your fullest potential? Do you feel more motivated and satisfied at work if you have positive or negative support behind you? What you’re probably thinking right now is correct - positivity is key.
Come join your fellow faculty members, department chairs, directors and deans in UNH’s UNH Advance Academic Leaders’ Workshop, which is aimed at improving workplace climate and showing faculty... Read More
January 12, 2016
Are You Sick of Just Walking on the Treadmill?
Most people go to gym and just hit the treadmill or elliptical because they are too nervous to go near the weights. Individualized training can teach proper technique and form of every exercise. According to the CDC, “Strength training, particularly in conjunction with regular aerobic exercise, can also have a profound impact on a person's mental and emotional health.” Working with a personal trainer is the fastest way to improve your overall... Read More
January 6, 2016
Stressed? UNH has the perfect solution to help you relax
The New Year is a time to focus on your well-being. However, it is also a time that can be stressful and tiring. Make it your goal this new year to set some time aside for YOU. Reiki may be the solution to your everyday stressors. It is open to the entire UNH community.
Reiki is based on the idea that we all have energy that allows us to be well. When that energy is off balance, we are more likely to become ill or unhappy. The stressors... Read More
January 5, 2016
A fitness reimbursement program for USNH Harvard Pilgrim subscribers
There is no question that living a healthy lifestyle can reduce healthcare costs. Exercise, a contributing factor towards healthy living, improves your:
•alertness and concentration
•ability to handle stress and depression
The University System of New Hampshire (USNH) Wellness Connection program can help you develop your fitness goals by giving you up to $500 per year... Read More
November 10, 2015
Take a Timeout From School and Give Intramurals a Shot
If you’re not already following a regular workout routine, there’s no better time than now. You don’t need to be an all-star or MVP to join the intramural sports teams at UNH, whether it’s to meet new people, sharpen your skills, or pick up a new athletic pastime, there are tons of opportunities for students to stay active. The Hamel Recreation Center offers registration in all leagues, from wheelchair handball to softball in the spring.... Read More
October 13, 2015
Attention UNH Employees! Unleash Your Inner Self at the Being Fierce and Fabulous Women’s Expo!
With all that life throws your way, it is easy to lose sight of who you are and what makes you happy. Every year, the Being Fierce and Fabulous Women’s Group of UNH hosts this amazing event. This group empowers women to explore who they are, what makes them happy, and how to live a confident and fulfilling life.
On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 the Being Fierce and Fabulous Women’s Expo will be taking... Read More
October 13, 2015
Feeling Sore, or Stuck in a Rut? Need to Boost Your Physical and Mental Well-Being? Grab a Yoga Mat, Take a Deep Breath, and Say om.
It’s the trend that is changing the way we look at diet and exercise. Not a day goes by that we don’t see or hear something in the media related to yoga, and for good reason too! There is an infinite amount of benefits that stem from yoga, from reducing stress to preventing sports injury. Not bad, considering it’s a skill you can do anywhere. That’s why here at... Read More
September 22, 2015
Are You Unsure of The Cause of Your Stress? Do You Have Issues Dealing With Your Work and/or Personal Life?
If you feel you cannot handle what life throws at you, use the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) , a prepaid counseling service that can help you, your spouse and your dependents reduce stress and fix problems in your lives. The program has a network of unbiased counselors who can provide an unbiased point of view and help you brainstorm new, realistic options.
These professionals have... Read More
February 5, 2015
Your work day has just ended and you’re walking down the stairs, next thing you know, you slip and fall. When you come back to work, you’re on crutches. Your parking spot on campus is far from your office and you’re struggling to hold your laptop bag, lunch, and purse.
If only there was some way of making it to your office without breaking a sweat. But, there is! The Wildcat Access van makes your transportation across campus a breeze. The van can pick you up at the lot and bring you to your... Read More