University of California, Riverside

Wellness



Behavior Change/Lifestyle Management Programs


 

Behavior Change/Lifestyle Management Programs are action oriented programs designed to modify a lifestyle factor and/or facilitate behavior change (i.e. weight management, stress management, smoking cessation, exercise incentive program, etc.).

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Mission:Possible, a 12-week Team Wellness Challenge

Kick-Off: January 30, 12-1pm, HUB 265

If creating new healthy habits seems impossible, Mission:Possible is here to help.  Become a “secret agent” during this 12-week team wellness challenge.       

Your mission, should you chose to accept it, is to form a team of 4 to complete “confidential” missions.  Each week you will receive a video transmission from your commander team assigning you your weekly mission.  Earn points for completing each mission and win team prizes.  Join us for the Kick-Off to learn more.  Click here for flyer.

 

Current standings will be posted here each week through the Mission:Possible challenge.

Current standings-updated 4/15/2014

 

Bonus Points

Earn bonus points during the challenge for:

  • Completing a Kitchen Makeover (10 points)
    • Click here for the checklist to complete to earn your 10 bonus points
  • Exercising with someone (with anyone else, at anytime, anywhere, just grab a friend and get moving) (1 point, up to 10)
  • Eating a healthy lunch with someone (1 point, up to 10)
  • Talking to someone about the Smoke/Tobacco Free Policy.  Click here to learn more about the policy and how to communicate with a someone violating the policy (1 point, up to 10)

Track your bonus points on the back of your tracking card.  Good luck agents.  

How do our UCR employees like to relax?
  • Play a favorite CD/tape all the way through – especially an old favorite!
  • Light candles
  • Sit outside in a lawn chair and just listen to the wind in the trees, feel the sun on my face
  • Journal
  • Play with paints – just putting color down, with no sense of needing it to look a certain way on the canvas or paper
  • Pet my dog
  • Putter around in the garden
  • Take a walk in the UCR Botanic Gardens
  • Dinner by candlelight
  • Picking flowers and arranging them in a vase to put on the dining room table or by my bed
  • Stretching or yoga
  • Snuggling up with my husband and/or kids
  • A cup of hot tea, a warm blanket, and a good book
  • Arrange a colorful, healthy lunch on a lovely plate, put my drink in a fancy glass (even just water), and eat outside in a little “café” area I created.
  • Put on a little backpack and hike the hills around UCR
  • Visit an art museum, take time to look at paintings close up and far away as well as read the descriptions  (Norton Simon Museum and the Huntington Library are two of my favorites for the art/garden experiences)

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Program Information

Julie Chobdee, MPH
Wellness Program Coordinator
Human Resources

1160 University Ave.

Tel: (951) 827-1488
Fax: (951) 827-3089
E-mail: julie.chobdee@ucr.edu

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