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Your wellness stories
Stanford thrives because we, as its community members, endeavor to embrace healthy lifestyles. But there’s no one way to “do wellness,” as evidenced by the variety of stories about the individual journeys taken toward becoming healthier and happier. All inspiring, but all different. Let one of them motivate you today.
Moving as medicine: Michael Moseley, PhD … He takes inspiration from medical research and the beauty of our campus to make moderate exercise a way of life rather than a chore.
Be You. BeWell (video): Manuela Vasquez … Bootcamp class during the day, plus walking every chance she gets, helps clear her mind and keep her healthy
Be You. BeWell (video): Racquel Hagen … biking to work, taking Health Improvement Program (HIP) classes, and managing her diet with the help of the Omada Program, has enhanced her wellness enormously
Be You. BeWell: Sarah Koik (Haas Center for Public Service) … swimming her way to better workdays
Finding harmony at Boot Camp … Jana Thayer (SLAC) hopes to “keep up with her children”
Healthy Work Environment: The Madrid Edition (video) … an HWE group dedicated to a culture of wellness, an ocean away
Planning on fitness – Randy Livingston (Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer)
No more excuses – Christin New (School of Medicine)
Seventy-seven years’ fit – John Tubbs (retired)
Inspiring change – Robert Sandoval (RD&E)
Emad’s story – Emad Hamrah (SLAC)
Achieving my healthy lifestyle – Scot Johnson (SLAC)
Ken Chang finds BeWell – Ken Chang (LBRE)
The BeWell difference – Glenna Letsinger (Immunology and Rheumatology)
Be well, be happy – Tracy Terada (Lane Medical Library)
My healthy journey – Mikie Giusti (SLAC)
From BeWell to running well – Jackie Charonis (Graduate School of Business)
A BeWell wake-up call – Jeremy Benjamin
Have a story to tell? We’d love to hear it. Submit your wellness story.