blog posts Mental Health and Self Care – New Resource Page Dec 2, 2021 1:30 pm183 views We would like to share a new Mental Health and Self Care resource page with you. Our hope is that you find these resources helpful if you or someone you know are struggling. December 2021 Wellness Connection Dec 1, 2021 1:00 pm0 views The December 2021 Wellness Connection Newsletter is now available! In this issue: International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Tex-Mex Lasagna, Make Giving a Year-round Part of Your Life, and Winterizing Your Home. November 2021 Wellness Connection Nov 3, 2021 1:00 pm0 views The November 2021 Wellness Connection Newsletter is now available! In this issue: World Kindness Day, White Chicken Chili, It is Never Too Late!, Family History is Worth Knowing, and an Interview with Amy Glenn, Assistant Director for Business Process Improvement for AITS. Be Well Illinois Wellness Challenge Oct 19, 2021 12:00 pm105 views Be Well Illinois invites State employees, retirees, and covered dependents to participate in a 6-week Coast-to-Coast wellness challenge. Participants will record physical activity and have the opportunity to explore meditation and mindful eating activities. October 2021 Wellness Connection Oct 6, 2021 1:00 pm0 views The October 2021 Wellness Connection Newsletter is now available! In this issue: Healthy Lung Month, Stuffed Pepper Casserole, Know When to Get Help for Stress, Improving Emotional Intelligence, and Wellness Lessons Learned During the Pandemic Survey Report. September 2021 Wellness Connection Sep 1, 2021 1:00 pm0 views The September 2021 Wellness Connection Newsletter is now available! In this issue: Lifestyle Changes to Improve Cholesterol, Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Apples and Onions, Addiction and the Brain, Prepare to Protect, and Interview with Vice President Adrienne Nazon. August 2021 Wellness Connection Aug 4, 2021 1:00 pm0 views The August 2021 Wellness Connection Newsletter is now available! In this issue: Summer Sun Safety Month, Fig and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese & Pecans, Self-Care: Finding the Time, Eight Dimensions of Wellness, and an Interview with the UI Stride Winners. July 2021 Wellness Connection Jul 7, 2021 3:30 pm0 views The July 2021 Wellness Connection Newsletter is now available! In this issue: Strengthen Your Social Muscles, Southwestern Crockpot Chicken, Healthy Habits, The Power of Time Off, and Employee Spotlight with Cassie Tafilaw. June 2021 Wellness Connection Jun 2, 2021 1:00 pm0 views The June 2021 Wellness Connection Newsletter is now available! In this issue: Active Recovery for Better Workouts, Cherry Berry Smoothie, Step Up for PTSD Awareness, The Benefits of the Great Outdoors, and A BIG Thank You to Leana Coffey. CMS Webinar Monday 2/22 - Exploring Disparities in Black Heart Health Feb 19, 2021 8:30 am28 views A special presentation by CMS and Be Well Illinois is available on Monday, February 22, at 11AM. Know Your U - Wellness Webinars Now Available! Oct 12, 2020 11:00 am40 views Central Management Services (CMS) offers monthly wellness webinars, presented by Magellan Healthcare. Click on the link to join the webinar, registration is not required. Recorded webinars are also available if you are unable to attend at the scheduled time.