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Pepperdine offers the Thrive Wellness Program as an additional benefit and educational opportunity to faculty and staff. The Thrive Wellness Program believes wellness is a multidimensional concept that includes providing health education to promote the six dimensions of health. These are defined as a balance of physical, social, spiritual, psychological, occupational, and intellectual health.

Promoting wellness involves proactively assisting others in increasing their awareness of personal and community health, helping to change attitudes so changes in behavior are possible, and searching for alternatives to improve health and overall well being. A fuller measure of health and a better quality of life is within our personal grasp – the Thrive Wellness Program is dedicated to promoting a healthy family at Pepperdine.

Pepperdine offers the following programs and resources for all interested employees:

Wellness Program Portal


Resources include: Access to personal wellness coaches, health competitions, workshops, fitness trackers, tobacco cessation and other programs and incentives to engage in good health. Employees can access the portal at myhealthadvocate.pepperdine.edu

  • Physical
    Resources include: Intramural Sports Leagues, Recreation Class, Club Sports, Aerobics, Weight Center, Weight Watchers at Work, Immunizations, Blood Pressure Screenings, and Nutrition Classes
  • Social
    Events to encourage friendship, networking, and healthy relationships
  • Spiritual
    Morning Prayer Meetings, Local Church Listings, and Service Projects
  • Psychological
    Employee Assistance Program
  • Occupational
    Management Training and Professional Development Classes
  • Intellectual
    Lunch and Learn Classes, Training Seminars, and Audit Classes
  • Other Wellness Topics and Resources

2021 Wellness Themes

To access each month's resource guide, click on the month's theme.

January

Healthy Habits

February

Heart Health

March

Purpose

April

Stress

May

Cancer Prevention

June

Musculoskeletal

July

Sleep

August

Mental Health

September

Flu Vaccine Awareness

October

Healthy Eating

November

Holiday Stress

December

Life Balance

 Contact Human Resources for more information!

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