March 9, 2023
Program encourages small changes for better sleep
Most people will spend about one-third of their lives asleep. MHealthy’s Good Night, Sleep Right challenge is designed to ensure most of this time is quality rest.
January 30, 2023
MHealthy Rewards returns with incentive to fill out questionnaire
U-M’s annual health and well-being incentive program, MHealthy Rewards, has returned after a three-year absence. Active, benefits-eligible faculty and staff who take a confidential health questionnaire by May 31 will earn $75.
January 9, 2023
Get moving, earn swag this winter with Active U
Team support, setting exercise goals and free T-shirts return this winter, thanks to Active U. The 12-week physical activity challenge encourages the U-M community to be active.
November 14, 2022
New resources added to ‘Be Kind. Be Well.’ website
MHealthy’s updated “Be Kind. Be Well.” campaign has downloadable resources that can help serve as fun reminders to think positive thoughts and say kind things to one another.
October 31, 2022
Take 5 to Focus returns to promote daily mindfulness
Feeling less stress, having more focus and generally being in a better mood are the key benefits of the new Take 5 to Focus program, which encourages participants to take short, daily breaks for a mindfulness or meditation video.
October 31, 2022
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
October 6, 2022
New labeling system to help inform healthy campus food choices
Choosing more nutritious food items will be a little easier on campus this fall, when campus vending machines and eateries will start posting icon indicating the nutrient density of food and beverages.
October 3, 2022
Funding available to implement ergonomic-friendly solutions
Departments and units that want to solve ergonomic issues can apply for a grant through the MHealthy Ergonomics Awareness Program. Any employee can apply on behalf of their area.
September 15, 2022
Being well in the Big House
Faculty and staff members returned to Michigan Stadium on Sept. 15 for “Be Well in the Big House,” MHealthy’s annual — but delayed for two years — fitness event that featured a variety of healthy activities and exercise options.
September 6, 2022
Active U Autumn seeks to get U-M community moving this fall
Active U Autumn returns this fall, encouraging the university community to get moving toward the same goal: being active. Registration is open, and tracking of activity minutes will start Sept. 19.