FedStrive December Newsletter

Join FedStrive in December to improve your health, wellness, and work/life balance. See all the events happening this month!
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Tis the season to be healthy.

Arrow. 7 Tips to Stay Well Through the Holidays

Having "Happy Holidays" doesn't just happen by chance. It involves taking a holistic approach to caring for yourself now—and throughout the year.

Planning ahead, relaxing, moderating guilty pleasures, resting, balancing calories consumed and with those burnt through physical activity, and knowing when to say "No" are all critical to your well-being this time of year. Don't wait another moment to begin your winter wellness plan!

Get 7 Healthy Holiday Tips
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Arrow. Take Twenty Tuesday Stretch Series

Join us for an online stretch session. Each twenty minute session includes desk stretches and a breathing exercise. Relax, De-stress, and Unwind!

Take Twenty Tuesday is an ongoing monthly stretch series for FedStrive eligible participants. Once registered, you will be registered for all first Tuesday sessions for the fiscal year. Get started now!

Tuesday, December 4
2-2:20pm E.T.

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Arrow. December Webinars

Wooden table with squash, pumpkins, and leaves. text: Mindful Eating.

This webinar explains the concept of mindful eating and how mindful eating differs from mindless eating. Learn how to use a hunger scale to quantify hunger and satiety and identify simple and easy behavior changes that make it easier to feel satisfied on fewer calories.

Tues. December 11
1–1:30 p.m. E.T.

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pumkins, apples, and leaves on a wooden table. Text: Gratitude.

What is gratitude? Why is it important in improving your health and well-being? This webinar will go over the latest research on the benefits of practicing gratitude, its connection to well-being and impacts on your relationships, health and work. You'll leave this workshop knowing how to practice and incorporate more gratitude into your life.

Wed. Dec. 19
1–1:30 p.m. E.T.

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Thurs. Dec. 20
3 –3:30 p.m. E.T.

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Arrow. Meditation Series

Join us for our online guided meditation sessions.

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Emotional Agility

Friday, December 7
12—12:30 p.m. E.T.
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Monday, December 10
1:30—2 p.m. E.T.
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Labelling Thoughts

Friday, December 14
12—12:30 p.m. E.T.
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Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Wednesday, December 26
3:30—4:00 p.m. E.T.
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Winter Walking Challenge. Dec. 3-21. Snowy tree scene.

Arrow. Winter Walking Challenge

Energize and de-stress this holiday season with the FedStrive Winter Walking Challenge! Register now to receive tips and inspiration for making walking a joyful and healthy habit!

Challenge Dates: December 3-21, 2018

Register and Start Today
Complete your wellness profile.
Arrow. Complete Your Wellness Profile

To complete your wellness profile, you simply need to log into the FedStrive website. By completing your wellness profile, you gain access to a customized health portal which allows you to: print detailed wellness profile results, participate in the program's health challenges, start an activity log, build your own workout, read helpful health articles, and so much more.

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Region FedStrive Health Promotion Coordinators
Region 1
Kelsey Barros
Region 6
Pru Loya
Region 2
Megan Aronson
Region 7
Ali Scruggs
Region 3
Adair Lindsay
Region 8
Pru Loya
Region 4
Ali Scruggs
Region 9
Cassie Parco
Region 5
Kelsey Yoder
Region 10
Cassie Parco
Map of the U.S. Regions.

If you have any questions about agency participation in FedStrive or services available to agencies that participate in FedStrive, please email fedstrive@foh.hhs.gov.

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