Mission Statement

The mission of the Furman University Wellness Program is to provide environmental, social, and individual support to encourage the Furman community to engage in healthy lifestyles that promote optimal well-being.

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spiritual.JPGSpiritual: Spiritual wellness is the development of guiding beliefs, principles, or values that help provide meaning and purpose to life. Defining the ethics and morals that guide us and finding harmony with all humanity enhances spiritual wellness.

Capture.JPGEnvironmental: Environmental wellness is defined by the livability of our surroundings. Maintaining a safe environment and society supports health and contributes to environmental wellness.

financial.JPGFinancial: Financial wellness is the ability to manage finances to achieve goals and gain peace of mind. Financial wellness is improved by learning to budget for the present, future, and unforeseen challenges.

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Occupational: Occupational wellness is the ability to perform one's job skillfully and effectively under conditions that provide personal and team fulfillment. Finding satisfaction and a sense of contribution and enrichment from one's career and professional relationships is an integral component of occupational wellness.

physical.JPGPhysical: Physical wellness includes good physical fitness and confidence in personal ability to take care of health problems. Possessing adequate strength, endurance, and mobility to participate and fulfill occupational efforts, recreational pursuits, and family obligations is a key aspect of physical wellness.

social.JPGSocial: Social wellness is the development and maintenance of satisfying, supportive, and positive relationships. The ability to relate well to and respect others within the family, at work, and in the community is integral to social wellness.

intellectual.JPGIntellectual: Intellectual wellness is about being open to new concepts, ideas, perspectives, and cultures. Seeking out new and diverse experiences and challenges helps breed an active mind and is important for intellectual wellness.

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Emotional: Emotional wellness is the ability to understand and accept one's feelings as well as being able to express them appropriately. This includes monitoring feelings and reactions, accepting their limitations and adjusting to obstacles to emotional stability.




2018 MyWellness Incentive

As incentive to get involved in wellness this year, Furman will give a reward to each employee that chooses to complete 10 hours of wellness activities in 2018 (one for each month starting in March). The gift bag contains a movie ticket, a free meal at Daniel Dining Hall and other items. Hours can be earned using activities from the offerings provided by Furman and GHS. Below is a link to chart to help track wellness hours. Please turn this in to Human Resources upon completion to claim the wellness reward. 


Link to MyWellness Incentive Worksheet


Wellness Opportunities

This chart outlines wellness opportunities for Furman employees. Please see the descriptions below for details of each of these programs.wellness chart 2.JPG






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