William Crowe shares
his Wellness Journey

"My journey has been lifelong—to reach a “normal” level of body weight and maintain that weight and so good health. I can recall the whispers and snickering..."

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For us, wellness includes all aspects of a person’s life: physical, social, environmental, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and occupational.

On this site, you can read inspiring stories of your library colleagues' journeys towards wellness, find out about workplace wellness in the news, and discover helpful tools and resources to aid you on your own journey.

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Link to the 2012 Workplace Wellness@Your Library Symposium

This year's Workplace Wellness@Your Library will take place again in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 22, 2013. Look under “Wellness Events” for information on how to participate. The schedule of events and further resources to help make your visit to Austin more enjoyable are also available.

Symposium Agenda - Friday March 22, 2013

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.: Welcome, Introductions, History of Gathering, Goals for the Day

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.: Midmorning break and mingle

10:00  – 11:00 a.m.: Speaker: Athan Schindler, LMSW, Navigation Manager, Texas Services, Emotional Support Counselor, LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center:  “Building Connections in Workplace Wellness”

11:00 a.m. – noon: “Overview of Workplace Wellness in Libraries”

Noon - 1:30 p.m.: Lunch on Your Own at Nearby Restaurant

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.: Speaker: Bethany Tschaepe, Reference and Instruction Librarian, John B. Coleman Library, Prairie View A&M University, Blogger, Liftinglibrarians.com

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.: Midafternoon break and mingle

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.: “Committing to Taking Steps in Developing Your Wellness Plan”

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.: Discussion, Summary, Evaluation, and Moving On


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