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Join the LITS Wellness Committee

The LITS Wellness Committee is looking for new members. Emory and LITS leadership considers wellness initiatives an important part of our community and encourages the promotion of health. To help cultivate a culture of wellness, we are looking for individuals interested in serving on the LITS Wellness Committee. We are looking for folks with a […]

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Promoting Mindfulness and Compassion at Emory: A Profile of Prof. Bobbi Patterson

The LITS Wellness Committee was delighted to welcome Professor Bobbi Patterson, professor of Pedagogy in the Department of Religion and the Graduate Division of Religion at Emory, back to the library on Friday, October 13, where she led a meditation session for LITS employees focused on mindfulness and stress management. If you’re interested in taking […]

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King of Pops and sun safety on August 14

The LITS Wellness Committee is hosting a sun safety awareness event featuring King of Pops! The event will be held in the Woodruff Library’s Jones Room from 2-3 pm on Monday, August 14. Did you know that people with thin or thinning hair should apply sunscreen to the scalp as well? Or that you can sunburn even on […]

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Colorful Choices nutrition challenge: put produce first!

Heart shape made from vegatables & fruit

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER for Colorful Choices, a six-week nutrition challenge that will help you put produce first. No calorie counting, no fat gram tabulating, no weighing or measuring. Just easy-to-remember daily selections of colorful produce.Track your fruits and veggies daily on the Colorful Choices mobile app. The challenge runs March 27–May 7. All Emory employees […]

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Felicia Bianchi honors her dad by running in the Boston Marathon

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In April 2015, my dad, Philip Bianchi, passed away as my sister was finishing the Boston Marathon and just as I was landing in Boston’s Logan Airport to be at his bedside. I swore then that I would return in 2016 to run “Boston” with my sister so that we could honor his memory. I grew […]

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Enjoy the therapeutic benefits of coloring at work

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This week, the LITS Wellness Committee unveiled a new way to ease the stress of the workday by coloring. In a partnership with a LEAF coffee event, employees were able to see if they could draw inside the lines and express themselves with colorful crayons, pencils, and markers. Not just a pastime for children, research […]

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First half Move More Challenge winners in LITS

Congratulations to the Move More Challenge winners for the first half of the Challenge! LITS had several winners: $20 Amazon Gift Card winners for averaging 5,000 steps per day: Rick Ferguson Edward Feliciano John Fries $40 Amazon Gift Card winners for averaging 10,000 steps per day: Carmen Cooper Michael Mitchell Carrie Niles Shannon O’Daniel Laura […]

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