3 tools for planning your retirement

Posted on September 12th, 2014 | No Comments »

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Planning for the retirement you want is a very personal process, and can sometimes seem overwhelming. Use these tools to help make it easier.

Quit smoking with your smartphone

Posted on September 11th, 2014 | No Comments »

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Your smartphone could help you quit smoking. Check out this list of smartphone apps that can help you set goals, track your progress, see the health benefits of your journey, and more.

Get fit with Fitbit devices now on sale at UM Bookstores

Posted on September 11th, 2014 | No Comments »

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Through a partnership with Healthy for Life, UM Bookstores are now offering Fitbit devices. These devices can be used to track steps for the million step pedometer program.

Promote healthy eating in the workplace with this toolkit

Posted on September 10th, 2014 | No Comments »

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The University of Missouri is committed a culture of health both at home and in the workplace. Whether it's a lunch meeting or snacking at the desk, we want you to have healthy eating options in the workplace.

Quitting smoking is not about your health alone—learn the risks of secondhand smoke

Posted on September 9th, 2014 | No Comments »

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Take this ten-question quiz from the National Cancer Institute to understand the risks of secondhand smoke—both the smoke you breathe out and the smoke from the burning end of your cigarette. (Hint: That’s the answer to question #1.)

How many fruits and vegetables do you need?

Posted on September 8th, 2014 | No Comments »

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Are you getting enough fruits and vegetables in your diet? Use the CDC’s online calculator to see how many servings you need.

Can your smartphone manage your money for you? Not yet, but it can be a big help

Posted on September 5th, 2014 | No Comments »

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Financial planning mobile apps can help make money management easy. Check out these apps from Fidelity, TIAA-CREF and more.

A scientific study finds that the Eat for Life program teaches you life-long healthy eating skills – Register now

Posted on September 4th, 2014 | No Comments »

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Eat for Life is not a diet. It focuses on developing mindfulness skills and intuitive eating for a better relationship with food and your body. . A recent study finds that Eat for Life participants experience higher levels of mindfulness, body appreciation and intuitive eating, and lower levels of problematic eating behaviors such as binge eating.. Join one of this fall’s Eat for Life courses today!

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Programs help you handle your stress. Sign up now.

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 | No Comments »

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Faculty and staff are invited to enroll in this fall’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course. The eight-week program is taught by certified trainers and designed to help change your relationship with stress and give you the skills to begin to live a more conscious life.

New program in Columbia: Order Root Cellar food boxes and pick them up on Mizzou’s campus, or find a CSA near your campus

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 | No Comments »

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Order fresh vegetables, dairy, meats and more, and pick them up on the Mizzou campus! A new collaboration from the Root Cellar grocery store, in downtown Columbia, and the university’s Healthy for Life program allows you to pick up weekly subscription food boxes at the Healthy for Life office.