What? A VCH-wide wellness challenge - an interactive way to encourage self-care and wellbeing while rewarding you for doing so! Find one habit and put it into practice for one week. Be sure to capture your progress with before/after comments and / or photos and share with us online (email/social media).
Who? For ALL Vancouver Coastal Health Staff
Where? Across VCH
When? June 21st to September 5th, 2019
Please see our Poster to share. Speak with your team or colleagues that might be interested in practicing self-care, inspire others to do the same, and win some great wellness prizes along the way!
The instructions are simple:
1. Choose a self-care habit
2. Get support from a buddy/team
3. Practice it consistently
(i.e. daily for a week, every other day for a month, weekly for the summer)
4. Share to win!
For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Take a break when you need it
Ask three good friends/colleagues to give your positive feedback and savor it
Laugh heartily at least once a day
Practicing saying, "I will get back to you," rather than "yes"
No more than 21 grams of sugar a day
Take a break from social media
Daily obscure group gratitude list of 10 e.g., I am grateful for post it notes
Meditate or do deep breathing for five minutes daily
Park an extra five minute walk away from your office
Challenge your negative thinking
Fix a small annoyance that's been bothering you
Do the thing you have been procrastinating
Make an uplifting or motivating playlist and listen to it daily
Take a 45 second group pause before starting team meetings for increased productivity
Daily, take a moment to name your emotions without judging them
Monthly prizes will be awarded to the most creative display of your "before and after" shots.
Each time you practice your habit - share it with us!
Each "share" will be entered into the final draw of great wellness prizes. Prizes like Bluetooth speakers, Fitbits, Starbucks/Freshii gift cards and more!