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August 22, 2012

Email-based program aims to help participants make healthy, nutritional changes

WorkLife Programs is introducing a new email-based program called Healthy Resolutions. The nine-month program is geared at helping participants change their health habits, one month at a time.

Healthy Resolutions
September-May (email-based)

Most of us start with great intentions of eating better and exercising more. Unfortunately, these vague goals are quickly forgotten, and we lose our way. Resolve to change your habits. Each month focuses on a healthy behavior. Make a commitment to better health, one habit at a time.

Emails will be sent from Linda Monahan, registered dietitian at WorkLife Programs. At the beginning of the month, participants will receive an introductory email containing an overview of the health behavior focus for that month, a calendar for tracking behavior and a selection of recipes. During the month, participants receive weekly emails on Mondays that contain tips to help them stay on track to improve behaviors. This program is self-directed; participants will complete activities on their own schedule, at their own pace. They can review the tracking calendar at the end of the month to view progress. Once a participant registers for Healthy Resolutions, emails will automatically be sent for the following months, as well. It is not necessary to register separately for each month.

To register for this program or other offerings, go to www.purdue.edu/worklife, select "Register for classes" and log in with your career account and password, or call WorkLife Programs at 49-45461.

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