All webinars and meditations are open to the public
Open to the public, these 30-minute live webinars provide a different topic each week in a discussion-based format with supporting research and downloadable content to help individuals improve their well-being.

NEXT WEBINAR:

Six-Minute Meditation: Gratitude

Cultivate a mindset of appreciation and abundance by focusing on the things you are grateful for.

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Six-Minute Meditation: Gratitude

Cultivate a mindset of appreciation and abundance by focusing on the things you are grateful for.


Meijer Dietitians Guide Cindy and Marissa’s $15 Healthy Dinner Challenge

Healthy meals can be delicious and inexpensive. Cindy and Marissa each had $15 to shop with Meijer dietitians Beth Eggleston and Jodie Vander Meer and use those ingredients to cook a healthy dinner for four. Join them as they talk about their shopping experience and reveal their meals. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Six-Minute Meditation: Nurturing Your Life’s Garden

During this meditation, cultivate personal growth by nurturing yourself with the same love and care you would provide to a garden.


Fika with Cindy and Marissa

Come fika with us live. Bring your coffee or tea and a sweet treat for an official fika break with Cindy and Marissa. This Swedish concept is used for socialization and relaxation with friends, family and co-workers. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Six-Minute Meditation: Soothe and Relax the Body and Mind

During this meditation, rest and relax amid a lavender field. You might like to enhance your experience during this meditation by applying lavender scented lotion to your hands and feet or lighting a lavender scented candle.


Walk Barefoot or Hug a Tree for Grounding (Earthing)

Grounding – or earthing – is when your skin touches the earth (sand, soil, bodies of water, trees, etc.) as part of a mindfulness practice. Join Cindy and Marissa as they explain this practice and possible benefits. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Desk Exercises to Survive the Workday

Join Cindy and Marissa as they review their top desk exercises to stay energized throughout the workday. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Six-Minute Meditation: Sitali Breath

During this meditation practice, you’ll use the Sitali breath technique to cool the body and calm the mind and emotions. Sitali breath involves inhaling through a curled tongue and exhaling through the nose.


Mountain Biking is More Than Just a Ride

Anne Grofvert joins Cindy and Marissa to discuss how mountain biking provides more than just a full body workout; it builds resilience, improves your mental and physical balance, and offers quite the challenge. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Eight-Minute Meditation: Peace

During this meditation, immerse yourself in a peaceful setting and embrace the stillness and tranquility it provides allowing you to relax and let go of any tension.


Eight-Minute Meditation: Cleansing Rainfall for Inner Peace and Relaxation

During this meditation, listen to the rhythm of the rainfall as it guides you into a state of deep relaxation and inner peace, cleansing your mind and body from negativity and worries.


Take an Adventure — Change Your Life

Join Cindy and Marissa to learn the science behind why taking an adventure can affect your brain and change your life. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Five-Minute Meditation: Alternate Nostril Breathing

During this alternate nostril breathing meditation, bring more awareness to your breath while enhancing balance and relaxation to the body and mind.


Yutori — Living with Spaciousness

Join Cindy and Marissa to learn how to live a life with yutori, the Japanese concept of living with spaciousness. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


NeuroLines Workshop with Sara

Join Marissa and art teacher Sara for a neurographic art workshop. This form of art combines drawing, doodling and mindfulness to help reduce stress and promote relaxation. Bring a felt-tip marker or pen and a piece of paper to create your NeuroLines.


Five-Minute Meditation: Awe and Wonder in the Darkness

During this meditation, feel the awe and wonder of the lanterns and allow their vibrant colors to illuminate the darkness around you and provide peace and tranquility.


What to Look for in a Walking Shoe

Join us to learn what to look for in a walking shoe and why your footwear matters during Cindy’s visit to Playmakers, a footwear and apparel store in Okemos, MI.


Virtual Sound Bath Class

Join us for this immersive experience where Marissa will lead a 20-minute sound bath class. For those who will be lying down, grab a yoga mat or towel. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Trending: Low-Impact, High-Intensity Workouts

Fitness trainer Bailee Georgeson joins Cindy and Marissa to explain the low-impact, high-intensity workouts that are trending. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Cindy and Marissa Visit an Organic Tea Farm

Cindy and Marissa visit a certified organic tea farm in Leelanau County, MI and speak with founder, Angela Macke, about the process of growing and brewing tea and the associated health benefits. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Dr. Parker Discusses the Bristol Stool Chart

Join us as Dr. Parker discusses the Bristol Stool Chart — a tool health care professionals use that classifies stools into seven types. Based on your stool’s appearance, you may identify problems to discuss with your doctor. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


The Science Around Finding Awe in the Everyday

Join Cindy and Marissa as they review the science around awe and challenge you to find awe in the everyday. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Surviving My Mental Health Journey

Suicide survivor David Murray, a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan employee, shares with Cindy and Marissa the challenges he has faced living with severe depression and anxiety. David will explain how he has come through dark days to experience everyday contentment. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Individual or Group Friendships — Which is Right for You?

Join Cindy and Marissa as they explore two different types of friendships — individual and group. Which one works better for you to improve your well-being? Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


2024 Virtual Well-Being Topic Trivia

Are you smarter than Cindy? Test your knowledge against her in 2024 Virtual Well-Being Topic Trivia. If you missed a show and want to prep, you can visit our Past Webinars tab on bluecrossvirtualwellbeing.com. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.

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