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How to Stir a Jar of Nut Butter Without Wanting to Scream

This little hack changes the game. The fact that stirring a new jar of natural nut butter can be more frustrating than building Ikea furniture by yourself hasn’t stopped me from eating it, mostly because I might die without it. Okay, that’s a slight exaggeration, but I eat a lot of plants, meaning nuts and seeds are […]

This or That: Is Pumpkin Healthier Than Butternut Squash?

Pumpkin, and the many food and drink variations it’s found in, has become a beloved symbol of fall and culinary sign of the changing seasons. Still, you’d be remiss to ignore butternut, another popular squash known for its sweet flavor and ability to pair well with a variety of herbs and spices, from cinnamon to sage. While both are great options […]

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VCU employees can get answers to your most important questions with Fidelity or TIAA

Just because so many other things are on hold – that doesn’t mean that your financial and retirement planning should be. Your Fidelity planners continue to be available and are committed to helping you plan for the future – whatever it may hold. Meetings are over the phone or via Zoom – your choice. Schedule your […]

How to Prep Now If Winter Always Makes You Depressed

The key is getting ahead of it when you still have some motivation. Whether we’re ready for it or not, colder and darker days are right around the corner. If you’re like me, you may be trying not to think about it—pretending that summer isn’t over despite the fact that the sun is going down […]

November’s Well-Being Programs

Most programs continue to be virtual unless specified below! Register in Talent to receive webinar links ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday, November 1st – 11 am Healthy Eating and Treatment Options for Obesity and Metabolic Disease – in person and virtual (Presented by VCU HR and VCUHS Bariatric & GI Surgery) This informational wellness seminar will present an […]

Motivation Monday

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When It Comes to Fitting in Your Walk, Get Creative

You don’t have to do your 30 minutes of daily physical activity all in one shot. Find creative ways to incorporate more walking into your normal routine. Daily physical activity is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle, and it’s recommended that able-bodied adults get in at least 30 minutes of exercise—whether it be walking, jogging, […]

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