High-energy, live weekly webinars provide inspiration and motivation to help you improve your well-being.

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Seven-Minute Meditation: Ahimsa Mantra

Invite loving kindness and compassion into your day as you repeat the mantra, “Ahimsa.” Mantras keep the mind focused on the present.

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

Seven-Minute Meditation: Ahimsa Mantra

Invite loving kindness and compassion into your day as you repeat the mantra, “Ahimsa.” Mantras keep the mind focused on the present.


Hygge 2023 and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community

Hygge is a Scandinavian concept that includes feelings of well-being and contentment. Join us as we discuss how to create a hygge atmosphere in your home or office. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community.


Seven-Minute Meditation: Box Breathing

This deep breathing technique can be used to calm your mind and body, allowing you to reset and stay focused.


Playing an Instrument is a Full Brain Workout and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community.


2023 American Heart Association Go Red for Women: Be the Beat Challenge

Join Cindy and Marissa for a Be the Beat Challenge where you will identify your own rhythm and understand how your rhythm can influence others.


Self-love and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community.


Four-Minute Meditation: Five Finger Breathing Visualization

Relax and invite more focus into your day as you trace your fingers and mindfully synchronize your breath.


The Art and Well-Being Connection with Shazia Siddiqi and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community

Join us to learn how 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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community.


Personalize Your Sleep Hygiene and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community

Join us as we review what current research says you should consider when personalizing your sleep hygiene routine. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community.


Dr. Dayna LePlatte Discusses Caregiver Self-care Tips to Avoid Burnout and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community

Join Dr. Dayna LePlatte, as she discusses the importance of self-care for caregivers and offers tips to avoid burnout to protect your well-being. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community.


Dr. Gwendolyn Parker Discusses Colorectal Cancer and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community.


One Week Physical Activity Minutes Challenge and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community

We’ll provide you a One Week Physical Activity Minutes Challenge you can use to track your physical activity minutes as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Downloadable tracker will be provided. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community.


Research Based Benefits of Walking 10,000 Steps (or Fewer) Per Day and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community

Join us as we review the research related to the benefits of walking 10,000 steps or fewer per day. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-loss Community.


Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

Join us as we discuss how estate planning, wills and trusts is part of financial well-being and can positively affect your emotional well-being. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Seven Tips for a Successful Garden and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

Join us to learn Cindy and Marissa’s seven tips for growing a successful garden. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Popular Functional Training Moves Demonstration and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Brr, Take a Cold Plunge with Cindy and Marissa and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community


Birding and the Brain and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Dr. Himabindu Chandraskhar Discusses Pelvic Floor Health for Men and Women and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


The Diabetes Plate Method Explained by a Registered Dietician and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Eric Hipple Speaks on Self-Acceptance and Resilience for Mental Well-Being and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

Join us as Eric Hipple discusses how to find our strength to ask for help and seek services when needed with the understanding that we are all unique individuals. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Learn to Ruck for Men’s Health Month and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community Date

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Dr. Jennifer Wulff Speaks on Falls Safety and Prevention and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Two Women in Kayaks Go Fishing for Well-Being and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

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. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Celebrate Your Age and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

Growing older is a gift to 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 aged 65 to 100 on what they’ve learned about happiness, longevity and the wisdom they would share with others. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Title: How to Avoid Procrastinating When It Comes to Your Healthy Habits and the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community

Join us to learn the six different types of procrastinators and identify how you can avoid procrastinating to accomplish your healthy habits. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.

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