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Take Cancer to the Mat!

Saturday, August 27th, 9am - 5pm: a fun, full day of outdoor yoga while raising money for the Norris Cotton Cancer Center. For more information, and to register, click here.

CHaD Hero

October 16: Join the "Wellness Heroes" to raise money for the patients at the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth. Register here!

46 Climbs

Climb to conquer suicide. Pick a mountain or group of mountains and climb it during September 2 - 11 in honor or National Suicide Prevention Week. Register your climb as an individual, create your own team, or join team "Dartmouth College" here.

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MOVE IT: Mediterranean Challenge

July 25 - August 15, Experience the Mediterranean Sea's beautiful coastline virtually as you participate on a team of five, or as an individual, and unlock stages in a race through Southern Europe! Earn 500 points for joining, plus more for participating. Join today!

Please note:

  • Team scores are calculated by adding up total number of steps, so make sure to recruit a full team of five!
  • If you do not wish to have teammates, you still must create a private team.
  • Maximum amount of steps counted per day is 30,000.
  • Once the challenge has begun, if you leave a team, you are unable to join another team and you will no longer be able to participate in the challenge.

The Pulse at Dartmouth program - join today!

The Pulse at Dartmouth program provides a comprehensive suite of personalized tools and support, including fun challenges similar to the MOVE IT challenge, activity, sleep and nutrition trackers, social connections, a personal health assessment, and more! As a participant, you can:

  • Earn up to $400 per calendar year ($100 per calendar quarter; max of $300 in 2016)
  • Receive one free MAX™ Activity and Sleep Tracker device, or a one-time credit of $24.99 towards the purchase of another device, that will synchronize your activity with the Pulse program (all credits applied after checkout)

Join the Pulse at Dartmouth program today at http://dartgo.org/joinpulse.

Learn more about the Pulse program, upcoming launch events, health stations, eligibility, and more here.

New Quarter: July 1 - September 30

  • Friday, July 1st marks the beginning of a new quarter. All points will reset to zero and you will have a new opportunity to reach level 4 and earn $100 by September 30th.
  • Don't forget to redeem any earned dollars:
    • Log in at dartgo.org/pulse and click on the amount to spend on the top of your Pulse home page.
    • Select your redemption option: direct deposit, Visa or gift card, or a purchase in the Pulse Store.

Health and Wellness

If you've always wanted to try meditation, use this guide to get started

meditation Read more for the benefits and different types of meditation, and how to get started.

How to Stop Being Annoyed By Life

annoyed by life Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone, but you shouldn't live with it. Combat those annoyances by learning more here.

Exercise Tied to Lower Risk for 13 Types of Cancer

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In addition to its other health benefits, exercise appears to substantially reduce the risk of developing 13 different varieties of cancer. Learn more here

Mediterranean Stir-Fry

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If you're looking for a healthy recipe, try stirring up this Mediterranean dish that only takes 15 minutes!

Start a Bulletin Board in Your Department

The above resources are perfect to get you started on a wellness bulletin board. For printable versions and more ideas, check out our Bulletin Board.

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Last Updated: 8/6/16