Happy Friday! Here's a success story to start your weekend with. Today's story is shared by Katherine Swan, from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at the University of Montana. As we focus on mental health this year, Katherine's story is an awesome reminder of the power of perception, and how a small change … Continue reading Flipping the Mental Switch
"If you believe in yourself and put in the work, our bodies are amazing machines capable of accomplishing things you think aren’t possible." Today's success story comes from Jessica Torgerson-Lundin. Jessica is the Cataloging & Acquisitions Technician at the MSU Billings Library, and has always been very active in the MUS Wellness program. Anyone who's ever … Continue reading Sticking with the Plan: A Marathon Success Story
"Don’t minimize the success that you experienced just because it didn’t have the typical trappings of a wellness success story! Inspiration and success take many forms." Hello MUS! I’m back from maternity leave, and as all of you working moms know, returning to work has been bittersweet. It’s been really hard to leave my 3-month-old … Continue reading Defining Success
Today's Success Story comes from Angela Weisenburger. Angela is an Events Coordinator at the University of Montana, as well as one of our UM Wellness Champions. Her story contains a lot of blueprints for success such as: setting concrete goals, putting events on the calendar, having accountability partners, keeping it fun, and building upon small … Continue reading Proving it to Ourself: A Success Story
Let's start the New Year with a few success nuggets people shared with us at the end of 2017. It's always nice to reflect on successes (as well as failures), as we set our sights on fresh goals and benchmarks for the new year. The following are excerpts from the end of year success stories … Continue reading All In for the New Year!
In keeping with our traditions, here at MUS Wellness we end the year by asking you to share your health and wellness success stories with us. And as usual, you did not disappoint! We're still pouring over the hundreds of stories you sent us, big and small, and we'll be sharing many of those with … Continue reading A Blizzard of Success
Happy Friday everybody! We wanted to share another feel-good Wellness story with you to kick-off your weekend. This one is from K.R. from Montana State in Bozeman. It's another example of pairing specific behavior goals with outcome goals in order to achieve results. My fitness goal, becoming healthier, started at the beginning of the year … Continue reading Happy Friday, Happy Story
Success breeds success. Each year we begin by challenging you to set health & fitness goals for the New Year. And at the end of the year we can't wait to hear your success stories. Everyone loves a good story. It’s why we go to the movies and read books. It’s why we love to … Continue reading Challenge of the Month: November!
Montana Moves started the year with a simple challenge: Send in your fitness/health goals for 2013. Many people from around the state responded to the challenge, among them, Angela Bangs from MSU. Angela's goal for 2013 was to lose 30 pounds, and she also added the specifics of how she wanted to achieve her goal: … Continue reading Montana Moves: A winning story!