Tag: BeWell

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BeWell talks to GSB's Leah Weiss about self-compassion

by BeWell at Stanford on August 31, 2017 3:09 pm
BEWELL asked Graduate School of Business lecturer LEAH WEISS whether being your own worst critic will toughen you up and ultimately make you perform better. The answer? No. Weiss teaches courses on compassionate leadership at the GSB and is principal teacher and trainer for Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Program. She explains that self-compassion is necessary for… Read more BeWell talks to GSB's Leah Weiss about self-compassion
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BeWell offers destinations for walking-talking meetings

by BeWell at Stanford on August 3, 2017 3:52 pm
BEWELL asks if you have, perhaps, been spending too much time sitting behind your desk or in fluorescent-lit conference rooms? The campus wellness program suggests six scenic campus destinations for walk-and-talk meetings that promise to boost creativity, improve your health and give you a new perspective on the place where you work. Among the suggestions:… Read more BeWell offers destinations for walking-talking meetings
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BeWell investigates the psychology of spending

by BeWell at Stanford on July 23, 2017 12:33 pm
Financial health is an essential component to wellness. To learn more about the thoughts, emotions and strategies that impact purchases, BEWELL spoke with AMBER DANFORD, chief retail and marketing officer of the Stanford Credit Union. What emotional appeals do advertisers use that impact my spending? Advertisers know that emotional appeals tend to sell products/services more… Read more BeWell investigates the psychology of spending
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Susan Swetter talks to BeWell about avoiding skin cancer

by BeWell on May 17, 2017 2:35 pm
Summer is just around the corner. So, BeWell, the university’s health promotion program, talked to SUSAN SWETTER, professor of dermatology and director of the Pigmented Lesion and Melanoma Program at the Stanford Medical Center and Cancer Institute, about the dangers of skin cancer. How do you convince people to take skin cancer prevention seriously? Skin… Read more Susan Swetter talks to BeWell about avoiding skin cancer