Well-being Word

January 14, 2022

The Well-being Word

January 14, 2022

Erin Herrera, CRNA
Associate Vice-Chair of Well-Being

Hello, friends!

We hope you are all taking care of yourselves and each other!

As we head into the first snowy weekend of the year, we wanted to send out our inaugural Well-Being Newsletter. We hope that this will be a place for you to come for updates, well-being tips, and other resources. We will also be posting content weekly on the newly revamped Well-Being webpage.

Upcoming Events

Wellness Walk
Jan. 22, 2022 at 10am
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Wellness Walk
Feb. 12, 2022 at 10am
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Introducing, Wellness Walks

Starting January 2022, we will be scheduling monthly department Wellness Walks and all are welcome at these casual events! Come get some fresh air, meet new colleagues, and check out a new part of St. Louis!

Families, dogs, kids are all welcome to join in the fun!

Our Inaugural Wellness Walk will be Saturday, January 22! We’ll meet at Tower Grove Park for a stroll around the park followed by a visit to the Tower Grove Farmers Market Outdoor Winter Market!

Meet in front of the Piper Palm House (4271 Northeast Drive, St. Louis, MO, 63110)

Ways to get out of your house (but still be safe!) this weekend

Getting outdoors and some physical activity is a great way to recharge and relieve stress! So, bundle up and aim to head outside this weekend! Even a few minutes will help your mental health.

  • Sledding
    Are you new to the St. Louis area and looking for a great place to check out the snow this weekend? Go sled on iconic Art Hill in Forest Park!
  • Ice Skating
    Go ice skating at Steinberg Ice Rink in Forest Park, right next to campus!
  • Eagle Days
    Don’t have your snow boots yet? Go see the Bald Eagles! Eagle Days are happening now through February! St Louis has many locations to see Bald Eagles in action!
  • Grab a Hot Chocolate
    Are you more of an “indoorsy” person? Check out is Feast Magazine’s list of the Top Hot Chocolate in St. Louis.

Coming soon…

More opportunities to connect are coming soon:
– Book clubs
– Outdoor movie night
– Digital “brunch” check-ins
– Group meditation and mindfulness activities