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Thanksgiving 2020 Comes in All Sizes

Turkey Tips from the USDA

Monday’s Motivation

Funny Friday – Happy Thanksgiving!

4 Tips to Help You Speak Up and Ask For What You Need

Remember: It’s OK to ask for help. By Whitney Gordon-Mead, MSc, Speaker, Certified Life Coach, Ordained Minister at Intuit Wisdom, LLC I can do it myself. How many times do you tell yourself this — even when it feels like you’re drowning in overwhelm and endless responsibilities? Sometimes you push yourself to your limits because you feel like you’re […]

Financial Resources

Did you know VCU faculty and staff have access to numerous financial webinars from Fidelity Investments, TIAA, Virginia Credit Union (VACU), Virginia Retirement System (VRS) and more! There are many live and on demand sessions including: Making gifts to loved one and charities Market Insights: New Developments, What to Consider, and Top Questions Answered Follow […]

National Take A Hike Day

You already know this healthy activity is great for your heart and lungs, but get this: It can instantly lift your mood too! The secret is to walk near a body of water for just 20 minutes, according to a new study. Oceans, rivers, lakes….all of them count! Walking in the woods also promotes a […]

Monday Motivation

Friday’s Funny

How to shut off your brain when you can’t sleep

9 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep Because Your Mind Is Racing Why Can’t I shut off my brain at night? Insufficient sleep is linked to a host of health problems, from depression to cardiovascular disease. Make sure you’re falling asleep quickly so you can get a good night’s rest. Watch this video for […]

How Quality Sleep Can Transform Your Mood and Increase Your Empathy — Especially Right Now

If getting the rest you need has been more challenging lately, Thrive Global’s Sleep Editor-at-Large Shelly Ibach is here to help. By Shelly Ibach, President and CEO of Sleep Number; Sleep Editor-at-Large, Thrive Global Welcome to Sleep Dilemmas, Solved, our column addressing common conundrums about sleep. Here, Shelly Ibach, Thrive Global’s Sleep Editor-at-Large and President & CEO of Sleep Number, […]

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