Live weekly webinars with a Virtual Well-Being coordinator focus on a variety of well-being topics with related downloadable content that can be used to help create a culture of well-being in the workplace.

NEXT WEBINAR:

Playing an Instrument is a Full Brain Workout

Join us for a discussion on how playing an instrument involves almost every part of your brain, leading to enhanced cognitive function and decreased loss of memory. Evidence suggests picking up an instrument later in life can also boost your brain health — it’s never too late.

If you have questions or feedback about Virtual Well-Being, please send an email to BlueCrossVirtualWell-Being@bcbsm.com.

Playing an Instrument is a Full Brain Workout

Join us for a discussion on how playing an instrument involves almost every part of your brain, leading to enhanced cognitive function and decreased loss of memory. Evidence suggests picking up an instrument later in life can also boost your brain health — it’s never too late.


Valentine’s Day Self-love

Join us for a discussion on self-love, including self-acceptance, self-worth and self-respect. Self-love can create a positive view of yourself, building your emotional resilience and preparing you for challenges.


The Art and Well-Being Connection with Shazia Siddiqi

Join us to discover your potential and purpose, and improve your emotional well-being through art. Shazia Siddiqi, founder of Let’s Art About It, will show how art can be centering and transforming.


Personalize Your Sleep Hygiene

Join us as we review what current research says you should consider when personalizing your sleep hygiene routine.


Dr. Dayna LePlatte Discusses Caregiver Self-care Tips to Avoid Burnout

Join Dr. Dayna LePlatte, medical director at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, as she discusses the importance of self-care for caregivers and offers tips to avoid burnout to protect your well-being.


Dr. Gwendolyn Parker Discusses Colorectal Cancer

Join us for a discussion with Dr. Gwendolyn Parker, associate medical director at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, about colorectal cancer risks and the importance of screenings.


One Week Physical Activity Minutes Challenge

We’ll provide a One Week Physical Activity Minutes Challenge your employees can use to track their physical activity minutes as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We’ll start the challenge Thursday during the member webinar, so send the link to your employees to register. Downloadable and customizable material will be provided.


Integrating Inclusion and Diversity with Your Well-Being Program

Join us as we discuss various ways employers are integrating inclusion and diversity into well-being programs.


Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts

Join us as we discuss how estate planning, wills and trusts is part of financial well-being and can positively impact your emotional well-being. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here.


Seven Tips for a Successful Garden

Gardening has been proven to decrease stress and improve overall well-being. Leverage these benefits through a worksite garden, home garden or volunteering at a community garden. Join us to learn Cindy and Marissa’s seven tips for growing a successful garden. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here.


Popular Functional Training Moves Demonstration

Join us in Marissa’s gym as she demonstrates popular functional training moves that improve strength, balance, flexibility and the ability to perform daily activities safely. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here.


Brrr! Take a Cold Plunge with Cindy and Marissa

Join us as we discuss the ancient practice of cold plunging and its benefits to your physical and mental well-being. Cindy and Marissa will demonstrate a cold plunge in a northern Michigan lake. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here.


Birding and the Brain

Description: Join us to learn why listening to and watching birds may improve your brain health and well-being. Researchers have found that watching birds at a bird feeder for 10 minutes can boost your mood. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here.


Dr. Himabindu Chandraskhar Discusses Pelvic Floor Health for Men and Women

Join us for a discussion with Dr. Himabindu Chandraskhar on ways to keep the pelvic floor healthy and signs and symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here.


The Diabetes Plate Method Explained by a Registered Dietician

Join us for a discussion with Katie Tymkew, registered dietician, as she reviews the Diabetes Plate Method. This method helps manage diabetes and pre-diabetes by providing a properly balanced diet using portions that are separated based on food types placed on the plate.


Eric Hipple Speaks on Moving from Conditional to Unconditional Self-Acceptance

Join us as Eric Hipple discusses how moving from conditional self-acceptance to unconditional self-acceptance can lead to improved motivation resulting in enhanced mental health and well-being.


Learn to Ruck for Men’s Health Month

Rucking has military origins and has expanded to the civilian population using weighted backpacks to improve strength and cardiovascular health. Chris Barr will join us to give an overview and demonstrate various rucking exercises. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here.


Dr. Jennifer Wulff Speaks on Falls Safety and Prevention

Join us to learn how to prevent tripping hazards and falls. We will also demonstrate exercises you can incorporate into your daily routine to help improve your balance. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here.


Two Women in Kayaks Go Fishing for Well-Being

Join Cindy and Marissa in kayaks as they demonstrate how you can use fishing to improve your mood and overall well-being. Bonus, your catch may improve your heart health. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here.


Celebrate Your Age

Growing older is a gift you should celebrate. A positive self-perception of aging may lead to healthy behaviors and higher well-being. Join us as we discuss why you should celebrate your age and hear from people ages 65 to 100 on what they’ve learned about happiness, longevity and the wisdom they would share with others. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here. Register here.


How to Avoid Procrastinating When It Comes to Your Healthy Habits

Join us to learn the six different types of procrastinators and identify how you can avoid procrastinating to accomplish your healthy habits. An employee version of this webinar to be used for your well-being program can be found here. Register here.

MI Blues Perspectives is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, a nonprofit, independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association