Items Tagged ‘Wellness Champion’

September 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Keep the momentum going

By Nicole Block Nicole Block (@nicolerawlings)

Sue Bauer, from Patient Experience in Eau Claire, WI became a wellness champion to stay motivated in taking care of herself but also to help her work team. She recognizes that life is fast, tough, and stressful at times and reminds others that wellness is both emotional and physical; believing you have to be emotionally […]

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June 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment

“Find humor in most everything”

By Nicole Block Nicole Block (@nicolerawlings)

Our featured Wellness Champion for the month of June is Tracy Hilton! Tracy is a Biospecimen Technologist/Cytotechnologist in the Research Clinical Studies Unit in Florida. Tracy has had a passion around health and well-being for most of her life. Outside of work, Tracy stays busy participating in charity fundraisers from cycling to stair climbing to […]

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May 15, 2017

“I am hoping to build community”

By Nicole Block Nicole Block (@nicolerawlings)

When we make an effort to improve our own personal well-being, no matter big or small, we are one step closer to being our best healthiest self! Pam Horlitz is very enthusiastic about wellness. She became a Wellness Champion because she had made a few changes in her own life and was excited to work […]

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March 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment

“I genuinely like helping people.”

By Nicole Block Nicole Block (@nicolerawlings)

Meet Veronica Standeven! Veronica works in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Eau Claire, WI. As a Wellness Champion, she supports 5th Floor of the Eau Claire Clinic which also includes Urology and General Surgery.Originally, Veronica was interested in being a Wellness Champion for personal reasons. Based on her own experiences, she felt she could also […]

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January 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment

“I believe it’s the small things that count”

By Nicole Block Nicole Block (@nicolerawlings)

New Year’s Resolutions pose as a great opportunity to improve well-being. If you want your willpower to last all year, consider finding a support system to help you along the way.  For Nora Noureldin, an Admin Assistant in Quality Academy, she has had a lot of practice inspiring others to focus on their health and […]

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May 13, 2016 · Leave a Comment

“I look for opportunities”

By Nicole Block Nicole Block (@nicolerawlings)

Health and wellness is a quest that many of us face alone. For Wellness Champion, Sarah Bellows Mahler, going above and beyond the call of duty is what she does to make staff have the support they need in order to achieve a higher sense of wellness. Sarah comes from Infection Prevention and Control with […]

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April 8, 2016 · Leave a Comment

“I genuinely wanted to help my co-workers”

By Nicole Block Nicole Block (@nicolerawlings)

Robert Kennedy once said, “The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.” For Wellness Champion, Brandon Liebenow, Operations Manager for Recovery and Claims Services (RCS), his goal was just that. He says, “I became a wellness champion because I genuinely wanted to help my co-workers lead healthier lives.  I have […]

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March 15, 2016 · Leave a Comment

“I try to practice what I preach”

By Nicole Block Nicole Block (@nicolerawlings)

Featured Wellness Champions, Audrey Traun and Sheila Diercks,  from Hilton 3rd Floor – Biochemical Genetics Lab, have found that walking the walk can go a long way in their work groups. ” To inspire others, I try to practice what I preach,” says Traun. “I started in the wellness champion role shortly after losing about 40 pounds by following the Mayo […]

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February 12, 2016 · Leave a Comment

“We want to engage our staff”

By Nicole Block Nicole Block (@nicolerawlings)

One of the greatest things supervisors can do for employees is support their wellness. For Lee Ann Wacholz, Supervisor in Renal Studies Unit— a Kidney Function Testing Area at Mayo Clinic, leading by example is what drives her and Wellness Champion, Ashley Adams, to help others on their quest for wellness. “Knowing that your actions […]

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January 15, 2016 · Leave a Comment

“What a sense of accomplishment!”

By Nicole Block Nicole Block (@nicolerawlings)

Kristi Welhaven, Wellness Champion within Human Resources, participated in this year’s Heritage Classic 5K Run/Walk and was happy to share her experience with us: I had always been adamant that I hated running, especially as a form of exercise. One day I woke up and thought, “I should give it a try before putting it […]

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