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The Benefits of Chair Yoga – VCU Classes on April 10 and April 24!

When you picture people practicing yoga, do you imagine impossibly supple, young people bent into all sorts of shapes no human should be able to get themselves into? It is common to spend hours upon hours on your chair at your desk doing your job, especially with the popularity of the computer.  The time just […]

8 Things You Can Do to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke

VCU HR is working hard to keep you up to date and knowledgeable about Heart Health! Coming up over the next few months, the American Heart Association will be presenting information on ways to prevent Heart Disease and Stroke, CPR Anywhere, Heart Healthy cooking ideas, Family Heart Health, Eat Smart Month – Nutrition for Heart […]

Stress Triggers

Stress Triggers Control What You Can The things that stress us out the most tend to be those that we have less control over. We have less control because they are caused by external factors, not internal. Nothing can be done to prevent an accident that backs up traffic for miles and makes you late […]

What is Financial Wellness?

What is Financial Wellness? from VCU’s approved retirement plan provider, Fidelity Investments Being financially well sounds great, but what does it really mean? Take a scroll through this animated infographic to find out and get some simple steps to help kick start your own financial wellness journey today.  

Hug Long and Hug often

MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY! It’s a be kind and hug kind of day! VCU HR Work/Life – always helping you balance your well-being! For this month’s classes please sign up at!  

Community Health Education Center (CHEC)

Feeling overwhelmed and want to find ways to reduce stress in your life? Have you been diagnosed with diabetes or high blood pressure and want to find out about healthy foods or information about ways to manage? The Community Health Education Center (CHEC) can help you find reliable, easy-to-understand health information on a variety of […]

LiveSafe – Safety at VCU

The LiveSafe Mobile App VCU Police provides the LiveSafe mobile app to the VCU community.  The free app is extremely user friendly and available on all Android and iOS devices.  It is a powerful safety tool that allows for more efficient exchanges of information between members of the community and the police department. Users can send the VCU Police information about […]

Happy First Day of Spring!

Happy First Day of Spring! Richmond is beautiful in the Spring!  Take a walk and smell the flowers!    

Capitol Square Healthcare

A health care clinic  for state employees is available! The state’s Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) partnered with VCU Health System to open a 3,800 square foot wellness clinic in the James Monroe Building at 101 N. 14th Street. The clinic is designed specifically for the convenience of state employees and to encourage them […]

Quote of the Week

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” C. S. Lewis, English, writer, poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer

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