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CUFit is a health and wellness initiative for Clark's faculty and staff. You can find information below to develop and maintain an active and healthy lifestyle, and learn about upcoming presentations, classes, activities and tips on well-being.

Wellness Survey Results

The Wellness Committee would like to thank those of you who participated in last year's workshops and events, friended us on Facebook and completed the survey. We also want to thank our colleagues for offering their time and talents for our community: Rachael Shea, Jessica Howland, Timothy Nikopoulos, Phil Robakiewicz, Rose Koerner, Jack Foley, Linda Freedman, and Megan Kersting.

We have compiled the results of the Spring 2017 Wellness Survey. The Wellness Committee will use the results of the survey to guide their planning for the coming academic year. Wellness-Survey Results



Workshops, Presentations & Screenings – Spring 2018

Emotional Freedom Techniques: Lasting Emotional Freedom

EFT, or Tapping, is a breakthrough technique, a transformational form of self-treatment, that everyone can learn easily. It allows rapid freedom from trauma, fears, phobias, anxiety and other emotional issues. It is 'acupuncture without needles'. One taps on stress relief points with the fingertips, providing a balancing effect that replaces emotional distress with peace.
Note: this is not a hypnosis seminar.
Presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

    Date: Friday, March 16, 2018
    Time:10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Location: Lurie Conference Room, Higgins University Center

To register for this workshop please RSVP.


Chocolate, Green Tea and Strawberries

What do they have in common? This session discusses how the phytochemicals in foods can heal and help prevent disease.
Presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

    Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018
    Time:1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
    Location: Fuller Room, Gooddard Library, room 422

To register for this workshop please RSVP.


Overcoming Procrastination - Do it now!

Feeling overwhelmed with unfinished tasks? Learn several simple techniques that allow you to conquer your avoidance behavior, easily organize your life, find more energy, and accomplish more than you could ever dream possible. What you resist persists. Do it now and feel good about yourself!
Presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

    Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
    Time:12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
    Location: Fuller Room, Gooddard Library, room 422

To register for this workshop please RSVP.




Workshops, Presentations & Screenings – Fall 2017

Taking Care of Aging Parents

For individuals facing the difficult situation of caring for their parents, the decisions seem endless. This seminar will help establish goals for their elderly loved ones, and will discuss the realities of reaching these goals. Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Situation: How Did You Get Here?
  • The Balancing Act
  • Elder Services
  • Understanding and Coping with Dementia
  • Case Management: Who Should be Involved with Elder Care
  • Elder Medical Information

Presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

    Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Time:12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
    Location: Alumni and Student Engagement Center, room 419


Life Balance: A Place for Everything

Managing family, work, and other commitments is challenging for most people. It is also typical to forego the most vital elements of our lives when we are under stress or over-extended. This workshop helps participants to uncover time for important, but neglected areas of their lives. Participants will also learn how to get the most out of their time and live more satisfying, complete lives. Topics include: "multi-tasking pitfalls," mindfulness, re-creation, and habit forming techniques.
Presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

    Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
    Time: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
    Location: Fuller Room, Gooddard Library, room 422


Healthy Holiday Eating

Holiday weight gain...we all know it, we all fear it but how do you avoid it? It can be avoidable if you follow these simple and easy tips for healthy eating over the holidays. Learn what can trigger over-indulgence, how you can be mindful of what you are eating and other easy steps to take to keep from gaining holiday pounds. Learn how planning can help avoid weight gain and how you can make healthy, satisfying substitutions for holiday meals.
Presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

    Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017
    Time:12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
    Location: Alumni and Student Engagement Center, Room 419


Listing of previous workshops.