Small Starts to Big Change
We know it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the demands of work, family, and other commitments, and oftentimes good health takes a backseat in our day-to-day lives. In light of that, the University of Tennessee has implemented Be Well, a new initiative to help employees improve their health.
Get Involved with Be Well!
- Download the Small Starts App
Healthier Tennessee’s Small Starts app has been customized for the University of Tennessee, download here, and pick your first small start.
- Join the Be Well Fitbit Community
The Fitbit activity group was created for our campus community to bring together and motivate walkers and runners alike across campus.
- Move More Mondays
Move More Mondays are designed to incorporate movement into your day though a weekly group walk with other faculty and staff. Click here for more details.
- Wellness Wednesdays
Wellness Wednesdays are a biweekly educational newsletter focusing on a variety of wellness topics. Click here for more information about Wellness Wednesday topics.
- Community Events
Each month, Be Well will host a Be Well team at a local community event. Click here to see a calendar of available events.
- Become a Wellness Champion
Wellness champions embrace the concept of wellness in their college or division and assist the Center for Health Education & Wellness in promoting Be Well wellness programs. Champions serve as their department’s wellness representative and Be Well’s program liaison.
- Nominate a Wellness Warrior
The wellness warrior award is a recognition of individual efforts to lead by example when it comes to making healthier choices. It is an appreciation of the determination and dedication it takes to live a well and healthy lifestyle.
- Encourage others
Encourage others in your department or unit to take advantage of the resources and support offered by Be Well and Healthier Tennessee.