TMCC Wellfit Lifestyles Program
The TMCC WellFit program offers a wellness approach to healthy living. This program will create a culture of wellness to improve the overall quality of life for the TMCC community.
Wellness is generally used to refer to a healthy balance that results in an overall feeling of well-being.
- Provide positive health and wellness opportunities for TMCC faculty, staff and students.
- Give participants the opportunity to explore healthy lifestyle options while promoting community awareness and involvement.
- Act as a resource for health and wellness information.
- Promote overall well-being.
- Enjoy a healthier, happier TMCC.
To participate in the TMCC Wellness program, just follow these steps.
- Sign up for the program by using the ListServ email list (WELLFIT-L@LISTSERV.TMCC.EDU).
- Sign up for the program list now! Anyone can join.
- Do the Wheel of Wellness to discover how balanced you are right now.
- Choose your own wellness goals depending on the results of the Wheel of Wellness. Remember: Wellness is a balance. For goal ideas, use the suggested activities.
- Brainstorm some of your wellness goals. Write down every one that comes to mind!
- Select your top five goals, prioritize them and write what is necessary to achieve these goals on the Goals Worksheet .
- Work on your goals and keep track of your progress on the Progress Log . For ideas, use the suggested activities.
- Communicate with other program participants with similar goals through the email list. Inform them of upcoming wellness activities!
- At the end of the semester do the Wheel of Wellness again to check your progress on your goals.
- Participate in the end-of-semester celebration.
- Eat properly.
- Share healthy recipes.
- Move it! Do any exercise you like it, at least two days a week.
- Visit your doctor for a checkup.
- Take the stairs, not the elevator.
- Take a fitness class.
- Improve your stretching.
- Avoid the use of tobacco, alcohol or drugs.
- Understand basic nutrition information.
- Wash your hands after using the restroom.
- Take medication properly.
- Have strategies for managing stress.
- Get an adequate amount of sleep.
- Attend a religious service.
- Volunteer to help out at charity events.
- Being open to different cultures and religions.
- Caring about the welfare of others and acting out of that care.
- Spend time reflecting on yourself as a person.
- Spend time defining personal values and reevaluating them over time.
- Keep a healthy environment in your office.
- Find satisfaction and worth in your work.
- Ensure your work environment and relationships are comfortable.
- Be aware of the natural environment in which you live.
- Work to ensure the stability and longevity of our natural resources.
- Spend quality time with your family.
- Take a class for pure enjoyment.
- Keep a positive attitude.
- Be sensitive to your feelings and the feelings of others.
- Learn to cope with stress.
- Be realistic about your expectations and time.
- Take responsibility for your own behavior.
- Deal with your personal and financial issues realistically.
- View challenges as opportunities rather than obstacles.
- Function independently but know when you need to ask for help.
- Be comfortable with and like yourself as a person.
- Budget and balance your time to include both responsibilities and relaxation.
- Read a book.
- Take a TMCC class.
- Join a book or movie club.
- Do crosswords or other mind puzzles.
- Go to a seminar or take a workshop about something new.
- Observe what is around you.
- Stay current with world affairs/news.
- Expose yourself to new experiences (e.g. arts, theater).
- Show gratitude to those around you.
- Cherish existing friendships and develop new ones.
- Interact with people of different ages, backgrounds, races and lifestyles.
- Contribute time and energy to the community.
- Communicate your feelings.
- Recognizing a need for "fun" time in your life.
- Have a network of friends, family, or others for support.
- Play an active role in your culture and community.
TMCC Employee Assistance Program
- www.lifeworks.com (User ID: NSHE, Password: EAP)
Fitness and Exercise
Health and Prevention