Anne Carragher Wellness Challenge

Week 1 - Focus on Goal Setting

Welcome to Week 1

There are three quick things you should know as you get started:
  1. Review this week's scorecard ASAP to maximize your point potential!
  2. Every newsletter, scorecard, link, and download can always be found on the Wellness Challenge Website!
  3. You're not expected to do it all. There will be a lot of challenges and events offered throughout the next six weeks. Choose the most life giving ones and encourage your team mates to tag along.


This week we are focusing on goal setting. On the top of your scorecard, there is a place to enter in your personal improvement goal for the Challenge. Take this week to form and refine your goal making sure it is Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-bound. Share your goal with your teammates and hold each other accountable week to week. On future scorecards, we will be checking in with your personal improvement goal. You will receive points for making progress and completing your goal!

Feed Your Brain

Each week we offer an opportunity to learn something new or think about a wellness topic in a different way. We'll include a link to an article or a video - and by simply reading or watching it you'll earn points - and heck, you might just learn something too. This week feed your brain by Neil Pasricha.

Neil Pasricha: The 3 A's of awesome

Meditation Audio Guides

In addition, each week we will feature different self-guided meditation audio clips. Use one for self-meditation, prayer, or reflection each week and earn points! You may even feel more relaxed and less stressed afterwards!

Week 1 Events

Book Art in Siena

All Week | 8:30am-4:30pm | Vachon Gallery (FINR) | 7 points

Visit this gallery show any time this week! An exhibition of student book arts created during the four-week study abroad seminar and workshop based in Siena, in the central Italian region of Tuscany. More Info >>

Guided Meditation for Beginners

Monday, January 13, 2014 | 12pm | STCN 380 | 5 points

Join the Health and Wellness Crew (HAWC) for a brief introduction to meditation and then take some time to relax and breathe as you they talk you through an actual guided meditation. Please take time for lunch before or after this event.

Winter Club Involvement Fair

Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 12-2pm | STCN 1st Floor | 5 points

Students stop by and check out all SU has to offer - consider getting involved with a new club or take on a leadership role. Faculty and Staff are encouraged to come and learn more about what's going on this year and to consider serving as an advisor! More Info >>

Albers Executive Speaker Series

Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 5:30-6:30pm | Pigott Auditorium | 7 points

Come hear from Ray Conner, executive vice president of The Boeing Company and president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. More Info >>

Dance Marathon Social

Thursday, January 16, 2014 | 6-8pm | CAMP Lobby | 5 points

Join the Wellness Learning Community and Dance Marathon for some light refreshments, a little Just Dance on the Wii and to learn more about how SU is going to reach its $50,000 goal this year with your help! Faculty / Staff are encouraged to join. More Info >>

Live Your Best Life with Kimberly Novosel

Friday, January 17, 2014 | 12-1pm | STCN 380 | 7 points

Join author Kimberly Novosel hosted by HAWC for a casual brown-bag lunch talk on ways to envision your future, set goals, prepare to overcome setbacks, and "live your best life." Kimberly will help you to take the temperature of many categories in your life, define your own rules, determine your goals, and plan your path to getting there.

Ecumenical Christian Service

Sunday, January 19, 2014 | 8pm | Chapel of St. Ignatius | 7 points

Join us for a special service during the normal Student Mass time celebrating a worldwide week of Ecumenical worship and celebrating the diversity of the Christian church. More Info >>


Health and Wellness Crew

  • Contact Brendon about scorecards and points
  • Contact Kira about registration and involvment
  • Contact Ryan about events and challenges

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