During our recent bout of extreme cold I received a question about jumping rope. The question came from someone who mainly walked for exercise, and wanted to know if jumping rope was a good alternative during cold and icy weather when you don't feel like getting out. I thought it was a very good question … Continue reading Jump Rope Question
Our MUS Wellness Incentive Program kicked off last week and one new feature this year is the ability to poll our MUS employees. We've done two polls so far and I wanted to share the results! We often challenge you to set out some goals for the new year, so we asked "What is your … Continue reading Fun Friday Polls!
Our 2021 MUS Wellness Incentive Program launches Tuesday, January 26th! We're excited to enter our eighth year partnering with Limeade, and we have some significant upgrades and changes for this year's program we can't wait to share with you! First, we're moving to an improved "Limeade ONE" platform this year. If you're visiting via the … Continue reading MUS Wellness Incentive Program Launching Tuesday 1/26!
For those of you who participate in our MUS Wellness Incentive Program, we are entering the final few days of this year's iteration, so we wanted to say thanks for participating and share some important end-of-year dates. December 14th---Challenges EndDecember 17th---Last Day to track a challengeDecember 21st---LAST DAY TO CLAIM AN AMAZON GIFT CARD!!!December 22nd---Incentive … Continue reading Incentive Program Final Week!
"I love that you're making the webinar about resilience a demonstration!" Last week, MUS Wellness hosted a Mental Wellness webinar with special guest Dr. Alison Brennan, Mental Health Specialist for MSU Extension. If you tuned in live, you know that we experienced some difficulty getting Alison joined onto the webinar. And by difficulty, I mean … Continue reading Mental Wellness Webinar
Howdy ya'll! MUS Wellness is hosting our next webinar on Tuesday, November 17th at noon. The webinar will be a practical look at mental health tips and resources with a focus on staying resilient through challenging times and circumstances. 2020 has been a year like no other, with challenges unlike any we've ever experienced. As … Continue reading Mental Wellness Webinar 11/17
For much of Montana, winter and summer had a slugfest over the weekend. The 70-degree temperature swing was especially welcomed here in Bozeman to stunt the frightening Bridger Foothills fire that exploded over the weekend. But as we passed Labor Day and seem to have settled into some nice fall weather, it gave me somewhat … Continue reading Getting into Fall
Happy Summer! We're currently running our annual Trailblazer challenge as part of the MUS Wellness Incentive program, and I've been enjoying all the awesome posts of your adventures in our beautiful state, so I thought I'd share one of mine. The objective of the trailblazer challenge is to go seek out some unexplored territory (for … Continue reading Crazy Trailblazing
Our wellbeing and mindfulness partner Whil shared some expert tips with us for staying mentally and emotionally healthy during the COVID pandemic, and we wanted to pass them along to you! Remember, if you are an MUS Benefits Plan member, you have access to Whil micro-learning sessions in the subjects of mindfulness/meditation, sleep, and yoga … Continue reading Wellbeing Tips from Whil during COVID Pandemic
We asked our Wellness Champions around the state what they've been doing at home to stay positive and healthy. We got some great responses so we thought we'd share! Staying engaged, positive, and focused on healthy habits is essential in times like these! Here's a sampling from our Champs: "...much daily yoga and dog walking...finally … Continue reading Keeping it Positive