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: Visualization for Peace and Serenity

This meditation guides you to visualize a serene lake with lush green trees, lily pads and a sunny sky, fostering relaxation and inner peace.

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

Six-Minute Meditation: Visualization for Peace and Serenity

This meditation guides you to visualize a serene lake with lush green trees, lily pads and a sunny sky, fostering relaxation and inner peace.


Do Something Challenging and Change Your Brain

Completing a physical or mental challenge can change your brain. Cindy and Marissa will guide you through the science and motivate you to select a personal challenge goal. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Three-Minute Meditation: Five-Finger Breathing

This simple and easy breathing technique involving your hands is a helpful tool to promote calmness and regulating emotions.


Okinawan Practice of Sitting on the Floor

Studies correlate the ability to sit and rise from the floor without help with a longer life expectancy. Okinawans – who have a higher-than-average number of centenarians – are known for the practice sitting on the floor when eating, visiting, reading and relaxing. Join Cindy and Marissa as they discuss this practice for better posture, flexibility, muscle strength and possible longevity. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Nine-Minute Meditation: Strength and Resilience

During this guided meditation, cultivate inner strength and empowerment to overcome challenges.


Build an Intentional Joy List Workshop

Bring a piece of paper and something to write with so you can build an intentional joy list that will support your emotional well-being. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Ten-Minute Meditation: Kindness

During this guided meditation, experience a relaxing body scan to release tension, then cultivate kindness towards yourself and others.


How to Create a “Bubble of Love”

Join Cindy and Marissa as they explain what a “bubble of love” is and how you can create this protective space for yourself and your well-being. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Six-Minute Meditation: Trataka

During this meditation, gently gaze on a golden sunflower, keeping your focus and attention on it to enhance concentration and cultivate inner peace.


Draw Your Day Journaling

Bring a piece of paper or your journal and something to draw with and learn how to draw your day as a journaling practice. No artistic ability needed. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


Four-Minute Meditation: Sigh Breathing

Experience an overall soothing effect on the body that results from using sigh breathing to control your stress response and evoke a tranquil feeling within.


Two Studies to Wake You Up to the Benefits of Sleeping

Join us as Cindy and Marissa review new studies on how the lack of sleep may cancel out cognitive benefits from exercise and how sleep resets your brain’s way of processing information. Session will include the Drop 5 Virtual Weight-Loss Community.


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 Jodi 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.


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.


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.


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.

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