Wellness Self-Coaching Resources

  • Faculty & Staff Wellness Program Workshop Recordings
  • Fit at Work with Kaiser. Resources associated with this webinar are the Action Plan and the Fit at Work Exercise Sheet.
  • Adjusting to the New Normal: Resilience & Whole Person Self-Care with Health Net (password: 4KR5NEj#).
  • Health Net's One Minute of Wellness:
    • Focus on Your Breath: Taking time to slow down and reduce stress is more important now than every and breathing deeply is an excellent start whenever you are stressed.
    • Get Better Sleep: 5 tips on ways to get a better night of sleep.
    • Healthy Snack IdeasLooking for some healthy snack ideas. Give these a try. 5 ideas include trail mix, apples and peanut butter, cheese and crackers, fruit and cheese skewers, grab and go fruit and nuts.
    • Home Workouts: Simple exercises you can do at home to work your core, lower body, and upper body.
    • Lunch Ideas for Working from Home: Here are some healthy work-from-home lunch ideas you can make using ingredients you probably have on-hand.
    • Practice Acts of Kindness: You know this saying "It's better to give than receive". It feels good to help someone who needs it and when we do, it's also a reminder of how comparatively fortunate we are - it's a nice reminder of how thankful we should be for what we already have. Giving makes us happier.
    • Practice Self-Care: The COVID-19 Pandemic can feel overwhelming due to new information, long work hours, and caring for your family and yourself. Taking care of yourself is important so you are equipped to help your family through this time. Tips for Taking care of your Physical health are included.
    • Prevent Computer Eye-StrainAs many of us continue to work from home, excessive time at a computer screen can lead to a form of eye strain called Computer Vision Syndrome. These 6 tips can help.
    • Positivity is Powerful: Developing a truly positive mindset and gaining these benefits is a function of the thoughts you cultivate. If you change how and what you think, you will change how and what you feel. 
    • Self-Massage with a Tennis Ball: Tennis balls are excellent for breaking up tension in hard to reach areas, and are easy to keep handy in the office or gym bag. Two exercises are described. 
    • Stretch Right at Your DeskInfographic showing desk stretches. Sitting at a desk for long periods can lead to muscle stiffness. Use these stretches in your daily routine. They help relieve stress and tension in the major muscle groups.
    • Take Care of Your Mental Health9 tips on how to best care for your mental health.
    • Tips on Managing Weight: 4 ways to manage weight: set goals, portion sizes, make smarter choices, less sitting and more moving.













For questions regarding wellness programming, please contact Jessica Bulleri, Campus Wellness Program Manager at jbulleri@ucsc.edu, or questions regarding mental health wellness resources please contact Cindy Delgado, at cadelgad@ucsc.edu in the Office of Risk Services.