WellMe Sessions at Belle Square
The following education programs are offered at the Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare Clinic at Belle Square
Programs are listed in chronological order
Hacking into Flow: Your Own Peak Performance Experience (Oct. 17 – Noon – 25 min.)
Understanding and hacking your state of ultimate performance in the arts, sports, or daily work.
Savor Each Bite: Tips for Eating Mindfully (Nov. 7 – Noon – 25 min.)
In the fast-paced world we live in today, it’s easy to become distracted during mealtimes. We'll discuss mindful eating–a strategy to help you enjoy food more while listening to what your body is telling you about hunger and satisfaction. Whether weight loss or maintenance is your goal, mindful eating is for everyone!
Health Savvy: When and How to Manage Injury and Illness at Home (Nov. 9 – 5 p.m. – 60 min.)
You'll learn how to treat common illnesses and minor injuries at home and when to seek necessary medical attention. Engage in hands-on scenarios featuring common everyday health problems. You'll use and receive a complimentary copy of the Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care ($24.95 value). Other Mayo Clinic medical self-care tools and resources will be shared.
Activity Minutes Matter (Nov. 21 – Noon – 25 min.)
All physical activity is good for us, even if it’s just a few minutes! Yes, you benefit from your daily walk, but are you aware of the dangers of having too many inactive hours in your day? Whether you are an “exerciser” or not, learn the benefits of moving more throughout your day, all day!
Why Diets Don’t Work (Dec. 5 – Noon – 25 min.)
Are you tired of yo-yo dieting and trying every new fad diet or cleanse with disappointing results?,You’re not alone! We'll bust some diet myths and wade through conflicting recommendations to find an approach that works for you.
Minimalism: The How of Happiness (Dec. 19 – Noon – 25 min.)
Take a few minutes to consider simplifying your life through practicing Minimalism, a process of de-stressing and refocusing your energy and moving into a satisfying lifestyle.
What's the Deal with Detox Diets? (Jan. 2, 2018 – Noon – 25 min.)
Everyone these days is talking about "detox" or considering a "cleanse." We'll discuss the safety and effectiveness of these popular diets.
Your Bucket List (Jan. 16, 2018 – Noon – 25 min.)
Get inspired to live your dreams by making your personal bucket list (things you want to do before you “kick the bucket”). In an interactive presentation we'll address how you can make your dreams a reality by following a step-by-step dream action plan.
Fuel Your Performance (Feb. 6, 2018 – Noon – 25 min.)
What to eat and drink before and after exercise to help your body perform and recover. Healthy pre- and post-workout snack ideas for athletes of all types.
Wealth Savvy: Getting the Most from Your Health Care Dollars (Feb. 15, 2018 - 5 p.m. - 60 min.)
We'll help you understand the role you play in lowering health care costs and know how to:
- Choose appropriate health care
- Get more value from every office visit
- Learn what’s covered in the preventive physical exam
- Understand explanations of benefits, clinic and hospital bills
- Understand your rights and responsibilities
- Save money on medications
- Keep accurate and up-to-date medical records.
The Scoop on Supplements (March 6, 2018 – Noon – 25 min.)
The majority of adults in the United States take one or more dietary supplements either every day or occasionally. Are they necessary, and if so, which ones are best? We'll discuss the potential benefits and risks dietary supplements may pose.
Practicing Gratitude (March 20, 2018 – Noon – 25 min.)
Learn about the "science of gratitude" and techniques for incorporating gratitude into your daily life.