BeWell is facilitating friendly wellness challenges for Penn State Health employees throughout 2023. These free virtual, month-long competitions are designed to promote health and well-being. Participate with your colleagues to foster friendly competition and stay motivated all throughout the year.
The BeMindful Challenge is a free, system-wide, month-long, virtual mindfulness challenge for Penn State Health employees, running October 1-31.
- Participating individuals are encouraged to practice mindfulness for each of the 31 days in October.
- Download the 31-day mindfulness calendar and challenge yourself to complete the corresponding activity each day.
- Participants will receive a weekly email on Mondays from BeWell with reminders and tips and tricks to be more mindful throughout the day. The email will contain a link where participants will log their mindfulness practice.
- To join the BeMindful challenge, register here. Registration will close at 11:59pm on September 28th.
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Frequently asked questions
When does the BeMindful Challenge begin and end?
The BeMindful Challenge runs October 1-31, 2023
How does the challenge work?
Download the 31-day mindfulness calendar that outlines simple daily tasks/activities to increase mindfulness each day. Challenge yourself to complete one each day!
Can I swap one of the daily mindfulness activities for another?
Yes- if you cannot complete the assigned daily activity for a specific reason (i.e., the weather), please choose another daily activity to complete instead. The order is not important, but rather that you complete one activity per day.
How do I log my mindfulness practice?
How will I receive communication during the monthly challenge?
All registered participants will receive a weekly email on Mondays from BeWell with reminders and tips and tricks to be more mindful throughout the day. The weekly email will also contain a link to log your mindfulness practice.
Where can I find mindfulness resources (i.e., guided meditations)?
Download mindfulness resources available for Penn State Health employees here.
Will there be prizes?
Participants who complete the challenge will be entered into a drawing to win a “mindfulness care package”.
How can I learn more about mindfulness?
Visit https://bewell.pennstatehealth.org/mindfulness/ for mindfulness information and a mindfulness toolkit.