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Healthy Activity

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Attend 3 different sporting events, plays or performances.

Though USU sporting events are postponed, there are numerous plays or performances and high school sporting events happening locally. Please follow guidelines when at events. If you are unsure whether you have met the requirements, please contact us at bewell@usu.edu.

Attend any 3 different Aggie home or away sporting events or any other sporting events, plays or performances offered throughout your community. Snap a selfie if appropriate or scan the play bill or ticket stub and submit them via the submission page.
**All 3 events must be different. 

For documentation: Snap a picture of you at the event or scan the play bill or ticket stub and submit them via the submission page

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Average 7 hours of sleep each night for 3 weeks in a row.

Getting enough sleep does wonders not only for our physical health but also our mental health. Try to average 7 hours of sleep each night for 3 weeks in a row and feel the difference a little shut eye makes! Track your sleep via FitBit or other device or simply track using an excel sheet. Upload a screen shot of the excel sheet via the submission portal. Helpful tips on how to get to sleep and stay sleep.

For documentation: Track your sleep via FitBit or other device, or simply track using an excel sheet. Upload a screen shot of the FitBit or other device’s sleep history, or upload your Excel sheet via the submission page.

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Join a Club

If you are meeting in-person, please practice good hand hygiene and follow gathering guidelines. If you are unable to follow the guidelines and can't meet virtually, we would encourage you to complete another activity in the 'Be Well' category. If you are unsure whether you have met the requirements, please contact us at bewell@usu.edu

Did you know that there are a number of clubs throughout the state that would love to have you as member? From bee keeping to pottery to quilting - there is a club out there for just about anyone! Pick one that interests you and snap a picture of you at one of their events and we will give you 100 points for getting out there and growing your social network!

For documentation:  Screenshot something showing what club it is you joined (email correspondence, list of group roster, etc.), or take a picture of you with your group, showing off what it is you do!

(Note. If you joined the USU Commuter Club as part of the Work Well category you may not use that for this activity)

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Community Involvement

If you are volunteering in-person, please practice good hand hygiene and follow gathering guidelines. If you are unable to follow the guidelines, we would encourage you to complete another activity in the 'Be Well' category. If you are unsure whether you have met the requirements, please contact us at bewell@usu.edu

Volunteering your time to give back to the community is a great way to boost your self-satisfaction as well as help others. Choose any community service project and provide proof that you had a part in it and we will reward you with 100 points!  Snap a picture, or provide some other form of proof, and submit it through the submission page.

For documentation:  Screenshot something showing what you do for your community involvement, or upload pictures/pdf file portraying what you did.

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Participate in 3 different Family/Friends Activities

We encourage you to complete the three activities with immediate family and to follow gathering guidelines when with others. You may also choose to complete another activity in the 'Be Well' category if desired. If you are unsure whether you have met the requirements, please contact us at bewell@usu.edu.

Having and building strong relationships has been proven to have many benefits from lowering stress to improving health measures. Organize or participate in 3 separate activities with your friends and family. At least one activity must include some form of physical activity. Snap a picture and submit them through the submission page.

For documentation:  Upload 3 different pictures of all of the activities you did. Remember, at least one must display some form of physical activity

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Try 5 new healthy recipes

Please exercise caution and practice social distancing as much as possible while shopping for grocery items. 

According to the CDC a healthy diet emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains and fat-free or low fat dairy products. Includes lean meats, poultry, fish beans eggs and nuts and is low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt and added sugars. Show us some of your favorite meals that follow these guidelines. Submit the healthy recipe as well as a photo of your finished product via the submission page to earn 100 points. 
More information on CDC guidlines.

For documentation: Submit the healthy recipes as well as all 5 photos of your finished products via the submission page

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USU Extension Live Life Well Speaker Series

Due to COVID-19, the Live Life Well Speaker Series has been postponed until further notice. 

USU Be Well has partnered with USU Extension to bring you the USU Extension Live Life Well Speaker Series. These events will provide lectures on a variety of topics aimed at improving the lives of all USU employees. These events will run throughout the semester. You will receive 100 points for attending any of the presentations.
For more information regarding dates and times contact the USU Extension office at (435) 797-2187.

For documentation:  Sign your name on the sign-in sheet at the seminar you attend.  You can also scan any literature you get at the seminar, or take a picture of you at the event.

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Nutritional Consultation and Follow-up visit

Sunny will be doing consultations via phone, email or Zoom until further notice. Please contact her at sunny.stewart@usu.edu to make an appointment. 

Documentation requirement is the same.

Meet with our Be Well Health Coach, Sunny Stewart for a 30-45 minute nutrition assessment. Sunny will help you review your current diet and nutrition habits and set goals for the future. We require one follow-up visit with Sunny to allow her to track your goals and help you achieve them. You can reach Sunny at sunny.stewart@usu.edu to make an appointment.

For documentaition: Sunny will document your visit and report that to us directly.

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Declutter to Destress

As we've all be spending more time at home, you may have noticed small messes or areas of clutter that cause stress. Decluttering can lower stress, give you more energy and make it easier for you to focus. For this activity, spend 300 minutes (even 10 minutes/day works!) to tidy up your desk, clean out a drawer, get rid of clothes you don't wear, or organize the files on your computer to give you some ideas.   

For documentation:  Take a before and after picture of the cleaned area(s) and submit them via the submission page.

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Join the Aggies Thrive Group on Meetup and Attend an Event

Please practice good handwashing hygiene and social distancing. 

Being part of a community can have a positive effect on mental and emotional wellbeing. Forming connections and relationships with people who have similar interests and hobbies can offer a sense of belonging that all of us need to thrive. As part of the Aggies Thrive initiative for faculty and staff, we’d like to introduce you to the Aggies Thrive group through Meetup, a place that can help you find those important connections in your community. Join now and begin registering to attend events!

For documentaition: Snap a picture of you at the event and submit via the submission page. We will verify membership when reviewing completed submissions.

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Coping Skills Booster with a Mentor

A Coping Skills Booster session is an opportunity for a virtual or in-person, one-on-one workshop with a coping mentor to cultivate additional life management skills. A mentor can assist individuals to improve their coping skills in areas such as self-care, stress reduction, personal value system conflicts, and life/role changes. A coping mentor uses a compassionate, solution-focused approach to educate and encourage individuals practice coping and resilience skills. Individuals may meet up to three (3) times with a mentor free of charge. 

Schedule appointments online or contact Dakota Pond, 435-797-0388. 

For documentation:  Your mentor will document your visit and report that to us directly. 

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