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A Culture of Wellness

BeWell Programs encourage Stanford community members to take charge of their well-being and make it an enjoyable part of life. The employee incentive program, a Stanford benefit since 2008, offers personalized support and exclusive perks for participation, including $560 in taxable incentives.  Healthy Living offerings go in-depth on diverse topics to give you a powerful set of wellness tools and skills. 

90% of employees believe BeWell enhances their work experience at Stanford, and 74% report making healthy lifestyle changes as a result of their participation.

Your first step is to sign in and take your 2020 SHALA. As you go through our programs, please be aware of requirements and deadlines so you get the most out of your experience. BeWell Programs can be completed remotely.

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The BeWell incentive program begins with the SHALA.
Once you complete your SHALA, you can proceed to the Wellness Profile, Engagement or Berries.

SHALA

The gateway to our program is the Stanford Health and Lifestyle Assessment (SHALA), an online health risk assessment, designed to help you understand the impact of your current lifestyle on your overall health.

Take your SHALA before starting any other Program segments.

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Wellness Profile

Get personalized wellness support from a BeWell Coach and create a plan for a wellness action you want to work on by completing these three parts of the Wellness Profile:

Screening (optional)   Advising   Plan

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Engagement

Dive deeper into wellness in a realm that best fits your own schedule and personal vision. Complete one (or more) of these Engagement options:

Multi-session Coaching Healthy Living Commitment

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Berries

Complete health-related activities, called Berries, to help put your wellness goals into action.

See our Berry Calendar.

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Your BeWell Team

  • Linda Lydon

    • Mom, wife, sister, daughter, friend
    • Always grateful and appreciative
    • Home improvement handy gal
  • Katie Shumake

    • Nature is medicine
    • Mom of two playground warriors
    • Owner of a never-ending “to-read” list

     

  • Claire Palomo

    • Lover of food and cooking
    • Obstacle course racer
    • Avid succulent collector

Upcoming Events

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Apr

Sit and Stand Comfortably at Your Computer Station

12:00 pm

12

Apr

Sit and Stand Comfortably at Your Computer Station

12:00 pm

12

Apr

PDV 95 — Mindsets Matter: Strategies for Improving Your Performance, Health, and Well-Being

7:00 pm

13

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

13

Apr

Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge 2021 Finals and Winners Announcement

12:00 am

13

Apr

StEMi X – Stanford Emergency Medicine Innovation Symposium

8:00 am

13

Apr

SCBE Seminar: Vardit Ravitsky, The Emergence & Global Spread of Noninvasive Prenatal Testing

10:00 am

13

Apr

Fireside Chat with Jack Groppel

12:30 pm

13

Apr

Healthcare Entrepreneurship in China

4:30 pm

13

Apr

DRA 173 — Everyday Spontaneity: Improvising Our Lives

6:00 pm

13

Apr

Alcohol-Induced Facial Flushing and Health Implications

7:00 pm

14

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

14

Apr

The Improviser’s Mindset, April 14 – May 5, 2021

12:00 pm

14

Apr

CTSA Visiting KL2 Scholar Lecture

12:00 pm

14

Apr

The Improviser’s Mindset

12:00 pm

14

Apr

Pain with a “Psychogenic Overlay”: Gender, Race and the Political Ethics of Pain Relief in the U.S.

4:00 pm

14

Apr

Sitting Space – Meditation led by Stanford Students

6:00 pm

15

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

15

Apr

Monthly SCRP Workshop

12:00 pm

15

Apr

Setting Intentions for Health and Well-Being

12:00 pm

15

Apr

Setting Intentions for Health and Well-Being

12:00 pm

15

Apr

Interrogating the Gut Microbiome: Estimation of Bacterial Growth Rates

2:30 pm

15

Apr

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), April 15 – June 3, 2021

5:00 pm

15

Apr

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

5:00 pm

16

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

16

Apr

Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Ultrasound Microbubbles – A New Era in Pediatric Imaging

8:00 am

16

Apr

Life is a Journey: Plan Ahead! An advance care planning webinar for the general public

12:00 pm

19

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

19

Apr

Stanford Drug Discovery Symposium 2021

9:00 am

20

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

20

Apr

Stanford Drug Discovery Symposium 2021

8:30 am

20

Apr

PHIND Seminar – Manuel Garcia-Toca, MD, MS & Oliver O. Aalami, MD

11:00 am

20

Apr

Mindful Self-Compassion for Well-Being

12:00 pm

20

Apr

Mindful Self-Compassion for Well-Being

12:00 pm

20

Apr

Conversations with Extraordinary Leaders in Neurodiversity

1:00 pm

20

Apr

Healthy Strategies to Cope with Emotional Distress, April 20 – 27, 2021

4:00 pm

20

Apr

Healthy Strategies to Cope with Emotional Distress

4:00 pm

20

Apr

“Kids Under Pressure” with Denise Pope

5:00 pm

21

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

21

Apr

Happy Gut, Happy Life, April 21 – May 12, 2021

9:00 am

21

Apr

Happy Gut, Happy Life – A Practical Guide to Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

9:00 am

21

Apr

Get Ready to Roll—Start Riding Your Bike Now!

12:00 pm

21

Apr

CCSRE ALUMNI SALON: Women of Color in the Workforce: Life in Silicon Valley

4:00 pm

21

Apr

Healthy Kitchen, Cooking Together – The Mediterranean Way

4:30 pm

21

Apr

Healthy Kitchen, Cooking Together – The Mediterranean Way

4:30 pm

21

Apr

Sitting Space – Meditation led by Stanford Students

6:00 pm

22

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

22

Apr

Natural Capital Conversations – Climate-smart coastal planning and sustainable development

10:00 am

22

Apr

Exercise-Related Injuries – Recovery and Prevention

12:00 pm

22

Apr

MIPS Seminar – Dr. Jennifer Dionne, PhD

12:00 pm

22

Apr

Exercise-Related Injuries – Recovery and Prevention

12:00 pm

22

Apr

Dog Therapy Virtual Visit

4:00 pm

22

Apr

STUCK@HOME, Stanford Medicine Virtual Concert

5:30 pm

22

Apr

BIO 07 — Longing for Longevity: From Biology to Biohacking

7:00 pm

22

Apr

Precision Medicine – How the Human Genome Helps Us Define, Detect and Defeat Disease

7:00 pm

22

Apr

Camera as Witness Presents documentary CLIMATE REFUGEES

7:00 pm

23

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

23

Apr

Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Evidence and Experience: Thoughts on Retirement

8:00 am

23

Apr

Understanding and Managing Emotional Triggers

12:00 pm

23

Apr

Understanding and Managing Emotional Triggers

12:00 pm

23

Apr

Haves and Have Nots: How Power Shapes Nuclear Regimes

1:00 pm

26

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

26

Apr

Making Friends With Stress – Maximizing Opportunities for Growth

12:00 pm

26

Apr

CTSA Visiting KL2 Scholar Lecture

12:00 pm

26

Apr

Making Friends With Stress – Maximizing Opportunities for Growth

12:00 pm

26

Apr

Traditional Oriental Medicine Level 1, April 26 – 30, 2021

5:45 pm

26

Apr

Traditional Oriental Medicine Level 1

5:45 pm

27

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

27

Apr

Make the Most of Your Retirement Savings (Fidelity Investments Webinar)

12:00 pm

27

Apr

Understanding Social Security Benefits

12:00 pm

27

Apr

Fireside Chat with Trinny Woodall

12:30 pm

28

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

28

Apr

Empowered Relief Instructor Certification Workshop

8:30 am

28

Apr

Prime Minister Krišj?nis Kari?š of the Republic of Latvia

9:00 am

28

Apr

Sitting Space – Meditation led by Stanford Students

6:00 pm

29

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

29

Apr

Healthcare’s AI Future: A Conversation with Fei-Fei Li & Andrew Ng

10:00 am

29

Apr

Neurodiversity Awareness Brown Bag Session

11:30 am

29

Apr

Meditation Toolkit – Prepare the Mind and Body for a Deeper Experience, April 29 – 30, 2021

12:00 pm

29

Apr

Meditation Toolkit – Prepare the Mind and Body for a Deeper Experience

12:00 pm

30

Apr

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

30

Apr

Your Health Care Benefits in Retirement

12:00 pm

01

May

WSP 134 — Knowing Ourselves: Exploring the Enneagram

9:00 am

01

May

WSP 57 — Planning for Your Late-Life Brain: Habits You Can Build Now to Improve Cognitive Function Later

9:30 am

03

May

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

03

May

PDV 83 W — Choosing Happiness

12:00 am

03

May

BIO 03 W — Diet and Gene Expression: You Are What You Eat

12:00 am

03

May

RISE from Burnout, May 3 – June 14, 2021

12:00 pm

03

May

Clinical Conundrum of Lupus Pregnancy: Can We Distinguish Preeclampsia from Lupus Nephritis Flare?

12:00 pm

03

May

RISE from Burnout

12:00 pm

03

May

Pain Science Lecture Series: Exercise and Pain

5:00 pm

04

May

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

04

May

Exercise Breaks to Improve Your Health Using the Gokhale Method

12:00 pm

04

May

Exercise Breaks to Improve Your Health Using the Gokhale Method

12:00 pm

04

May

WELL 04 — Mindfulness and Creative Writing

4:00 pm

05

May

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

05

May

Flourishing Through Nature-Based Meditations, May 5 – June 2, 2021

5:30 pm

05

May

Flourishing Through Nature-Based Meditations

5:30 pm

05

May

Sitting Space – Meditation led by Stanford Students

6:00 pm

06

May

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

06

May

Take Control of Your Financial Health, May 6 – June 3, 2021

3:00 pm

06

May

Take Control of Your Financial Health

3:00 pm

06

May

Dog Therapy Virtual Visit

4:00 pm

06

May

SCI 12 — Nutrition: A Personalized Approach

6:00 pm

07

May

Work and Social Justice: The David Bacon Photography Archive at Stanford

12:00 am

07

May

5 Keys to a Happier Life, May 7 – June 4, 2021

12:00 pm

07

May

5 Keys to a Happier Life

12:00 pm

11

May

Cancer Early Detection Seminar Series – Dr. Michael Berger, PhD

11:00 am

11

May

Sleep Your Way to Health and Happiness

12:00 pm

11

May

Sleep Your Way to Health and Happiness

12:00 pm

12

May

Snacking Reinvented

12:00 pm

12

May

Snacking Reinvented

12:00 pm

12

May

Sitting Space – Meditation led by Stanford Students

6:00 pm

13

May

TIAA Presents: Paying Yourself: Income Options In Retirement (TIAA Webinar)

9:00 am

13

May

Ethics, Society, & Technology Unconference

9:30 am

13

May

Fireside Chat with Aleta Hayes

12:30 pm

13

May

Center for Population Health Sciences | Research Seminar Series: Dana Rose Garfin, PhD

1:00 pm

14

May

Ethics, Society, & Technology Unconference

10:00 am

15

May

The Ayurvedic Microroutine – Transforming Our Daily Relationship with Health, May 15 – 22, 2021

9:00 am

15

May

The Ayurvedic Microroutine – Transforming Our Daily Relationship with Health

9:00 am

18

May

Learn the Basics of When and How to Claim Social Security (Fidelity Investments Webinar)

11:00 am

18

May

Better Aging at Any Age

12:00 pm

18

May

Better Aging at Any Age

12:00 pm

18

May

Writing to Heal from Grief and Loss, May 18 – June 8, 2021

5:30 pm

18

May

Writing to Heal from Grief and Loss

5:30 pm

19

May

BABBLE: Back After Baby Bonding Leave Ends

9:00 am

19

May

Bike Buying Guide—How to Select the Bike for You!

12:00 pm

19

May

Professor Dorothy Roberts, UPenn Law: The Past and Future of Race, Health, and Justice

4:00 pm

19

May

Sitting Space – Meditation led by Stanford Students

6:00 pm

20

May

Monthly SCRP Workshop

12:00 pm

20

May

Food for Thought – Performance Nutrition for Enhanced Cognition

12:00 pm

20

May

Food for Thought – Performance Nutrition for Enhanced Cognition

12:00 pm

20

May

Dog Therapy Virtual Visit

4:00 pm

20

May

STUCK@HOME, Stanford Medicine Virtual Concert

5:30 pm

24

May

Virtual Cooking Class – Celebrating Spring Produce

12:00 pm

24

May

Virtual Cooking Class – Celebrating Spring Produce

5:00 pm

25

May

Natural Capital Conversations – Advances in land-use planning in the Amazon

8:00 am

25

May

The Vaping Phenomenon – What It Is, Why It Happened, and What We Can Do About It

12:00 pm

25

May

The Vaping Phenomenon – What It Is, Why It Happened, and What We Can Do About It

12:00 pm

26

May

Introduction to Yoga Nidra – A Guided Meditation and Deep Restoration

12:00 pm

26

May

Introduction to Yoga Nidra – A Guided Meditation and Deep Restoration

12:00 pm

26

May

Sitting Space – Meditation led by Stanford Students

6:00 pm

27

May

BeWell in Nature

9:00 am

27

May

BeWell in Nature

9:00 am

27

May

TIAA Presents: Planning for Retirement with TIAA Traditional: Why, What and How (TIAA Webinar)

1:00 pm

01

Jun

5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Posture While Working from Home

12:00 pm

01

Jun

5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Posture While Working from Home

12:00 pm

02

Jun

Healthy Me, Healthy Body

12:00 pm

02

Jun

Healthy Me, Healthy Body

12:00 pm

02

Jun

Sitting Space – Meditation led by Stanford Students

6:00 pm

03

Jun

The Power of Self-Compassion in Medicine

12:00 pm

03

Jun

The Power of Self-Compassion in Medicine

12:00 pm

07

Jun

Social Policy Recommendations to Improve Child Health and Development

12:00 pm

07

Jun

Pain Science Lecture Series: Importance of Social Support

5:00 pm

15

Jun

Turn Your Savings Into Retirement Income (Fidelity Investments Webinar)

12:00 pm

15

Jun

Fireside Chat with Colleen Reilly

12:30 pm

16

Jun

How to Map Your Bike Commute

12:00 pm

17

Jun

Monthly SCRP Workshop

12:00 pm

12

Jul

Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute SPARK Partnership

12:00 pm

13

Jul

Five Money Musts (Fidelity Investments Webinar)

12:00 pm

15

Jul

Monthly SCRP Workshop

12:00 pm

15

Jul

Fireside Chat with Vinutha Mohan

12:30 pm

20

Jul

Fireside Chat with Dan Klein

12:30 pm

21

Jul

BABBLE: Back After Baby Bonding Leave Ends

9:00 am

22

Jul

Empowered Relief Instructor Certification Workshop

8:30 am

02

Aug

Pain Science Lecture Series: Biopsychosocial Model of Pain Management

5:00 pm

17

Aug

Tax Efficient Investing (Fidelity Investments Webinar)

12:00 pm

24

Aug

Fireside Chat with Tara Mohr

12:30 pm

13

Sep

Why Some Diseases Only Affect Babies

12:00 pm

14

Sep

Prepare for the Reality of Health Care in Retirement (Fidelity Investments Webinar)

12:00 pm

23

Sep

Fireside Chat with Helen Krug von Nidda

12:30 pm

29

Sep

BABBLE: Back After Baby Bonding Leave Ends

9:00 am

04

Oct

Building Assembloids to Investigate Human Brain Development and Disease

12:00 pm

19

Oct

Maximize Social Security in Your Retirement Strategy (Fidelity Investments Webinar)

12:00 pm

16

Nov

Preserving Your Savings for Future Generations (Fidelity Investments Webinar)

12:00 pm

06

Dec

Global Child Health

12:00 pm

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