Thrive / Wellbeing


Wellbeing is about much more than physical health. Here, it’s an eight-dimensional balancing act that – when maintained properly – leaves us best able to cope with adversity, build rewarding relationships and live with a sense of purpose. Learn more at

Take Charge of Your Health! View the Wake Forest University Healthy Outcomes Presentation  or visit for more information.

Here are the events we have which relate to wellbeing: 

Showing events 1 - 10 of 18 unique titles ( a total of 56 sessions )

    • Suicide Prevention Training (Community)

    • 3 dates and times available
    •  Wake Forest University Counseling Center (UCC) staff are trained in suicide prevention and utilize the evidence-based CampusConnect:  A Suicide Prevention Training for Gatekeepers from Syracuse University. UCC staff  train members of the WFU community (faculty, staff, . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Financial Planning Basics with BB&T

    • Thursday, September 29th, 201612:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Join BB&T as a Private Advisor covers important aspects of the financial planning process.  Some of the areas to be covered include:  setting goals, budgeting, insurance, saving for college and retirement, and estate planning  

    • Location: Benson 410
    • Free Flu Shots

    • 28 dates and times available
    • Wake Forest University is sponsoring free flu shots for all faculty, staff, and retirees. Spouses, partners, and dependent children (at least 4 years old), who are enrolled in the University's BlueCross BlueShield medical plan also are welcome, but not required to register. Please bring your . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Lunch 'n Learn - Practical Tips on Healthy Weight Loss

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Join registered dietitian, Cindy Silver, for a look at practical ways to approach healthy & safe weight loss. Explore how to plan healthier meals, how to grocery shop for affordable foods that are lighter in calories, and how to adopt leaner cooking habits. Fun and interactive with tasty . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Understanding Credit with BB&T

    • Thursday, October 6th, 201612:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Join a lending expert from BB&T to walk you through how to maintain a solid credit history. A good credit record can make future borrowing easier and help you qualify for lower interest rates. 

    • Location: Benson Center 409
    • Active Shooter Response (RUN, HIDE, FIGHT)

    • 3 dates and times available
    • With the unfortunate increase in active shooter events, various law enfrocement agencies, including FBI and Department of Homeland Security, have taken steps to help educate the public on how to increase their chances for survival if faced with an active shooter event or any other type work place . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Guide to Social Security from BB&T

    • 2 dates and times available
    • BB&T will offer a guide to the when, how and why of social security benefits and what you should consider.  

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Communicating With Your Older Loved One

    • Wednesday, October 12th, 201612:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Communicating with your aging loved one can be a challenge. You might recognize the need for help, while your loved one seems resistant. Sandra Rinald of Eldercare Choices will share insight on navigating through these difficult conversations.

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • Serenity Toolbox: Learn to build your personal space of peace and reflection

    • Wednesday, October 12th, 201612:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Learn how to promote your own emotional well being through intentional placement of objects that give purpose to ordinary spaces. This class provides a basic understanding of how you can use natural elements; techniques of Feng shui and soundscapes to create your own personal island of . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall, Autumn Room
    • TIPS Training Sessions

    • 5 dates and times available
    • TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is a skills-based training program designed to prevent unsafe intoxication, drunk driving, and underage drinking by enhancing the fundamental skills of servers, sellers and consumers of alcohol. TIPS Training is an important part of Wake Forest . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations