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 11 unique titles ( a total of 30 sessions )

    • Lunch 'n Learn: Good Fats for a Deliciously Healthy Heart!

    • Wednesday, March 11th, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • It's Nutrition Month!  Join registered dietitian, Cindy Silver, for a look at the ins-and-outs of the healthiest possible fats for your heart.  Learn new ideas about how to use good fats in meals and snacks and how to adjust a recipe for better nutrition.  Fun and interactive with . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • CPR/AED Certification

    • 19 dates and times available
    • This 3.5 hour CPR and AED course prepares the layperson to respond to choking, breathing and cardiac emergencies—and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in conjunction with CPR. This National Safety Council course meets the current CPR and ECC Guidelines using a combination . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Suicide Prevention Training (Community)

    • Thursday, March 12th, 20152:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    •  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: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Lunch 'n Learn: Spring Cleaning in Your Pantry!

    • Friday, March 20th, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • It's Nutrition Month!  Join registered dietitian, Cindy Silver, for a look at how to select, store and preserve the freshness of all kinds of foods.  Fresher  means more nutrition & flavor and Spring is the perfect season to get organized.  Fun and interactive with important . . .

    • Location: Benson Center 410
    • Fidelity Retirement Counseling

    • Monday, March 23rd, 20159:00 am - 3:30 pm
    • One-hour retirement planning consultations are an important service that is available to all Wake Forest University employees.  Individual retirement planning consultations are specifically intended to provide assistance for our faculty and staff who are currently participating or interested . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 304
    • BlueCross BlueShield Healthy Outcomes Program

    • Tuesday, March 31st, 20158:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wake Forest is offering a $200 wellbeing incentive for Reynolda Campus medical plan participants again for the new plan year. This incentive is offered through the BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Healthy Outcomes program.  The program will begin July 1, 2014 and run . . .

    • Location: Online
    • PDC Book Discussion: Quiet (Communication)

    • Tuesday, April 7th, 20152:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    •  Join us for a small group discussion of Susan Cain's Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking.  Cain combines research with personal experiences to outline our country's perceived preference for extroverted behavior.  The book also explores the true . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Lunch 'n Learn: The Amazing Flavor & Nutrition of Herbs & Spices!

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Join registered dietitian, Cindy Silver, for a look at what's so special about herbs & spices. Learn everything from how to grow fresh herbs in your garden to easy ways to use them in your kitchen.  Find out the latest on the health benefits of herbs and spices, too.  Fun and . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Grocery Store Tour: Smart Grocery Store Shopping for a Powerful Breakfast!

    • Wednesday, April 29th, 20155:15 pm - 6:45 pm
    • Join registered dietician, Cindy Silver, for an after-hours tour of the grocery store.  Your small group will walk through the store discovering how to design your breakfast so that it tastes great, powers you up nutritionally, and keeps you feeling full until lunchtime.  A fun and . . .

    • Location: Lowes Foods- Robinhood/Peace Haven
    • Lunch 'n Learn: The Mediterranean Diet is Alive & Well

    • Tuesday, May 5th, 201512:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • It's Heart Month!  Join registered dietitian, Cindy Silver, for a look at the delicious and nutritious foods of the Mediterranean and how to use them in quick & tasty meals at home. Fun and interactive with lots of new and easy-to-implement ideas as well as a Mediterranean recipe . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301