"What continues to be rewarding within this role is having the opportunity to continue to collaborate as co-ambassadors and with the collective child life team regarding ways we can promote health and wellness into each and every day to maximize coping, especially as we navigate many current compounding stressors (work, home and world-wide)."
"I’ve gotten to meet so many people in my building that I may not have had an opportunity to meet otherwise. I always have fun at each activity and it feels awesome watching people enjoy and benefit from an activity that you helped make available."
"My one little piece of advice that I would like to share with new wellness ambassadors is to start slow and follow your heart; think of wellness activities that you are passionate about. Start small and they will follow."
"I have helped contribute to our mission by providing my colleagues with support and resources to make healthy choices when possible. I help improve my team’s health by inviting them to go on daily wellness walks and by creating fun wellness challenges that encourage personal health and wellness."
"Wellness means feeling good. It means being able to do the things you want to do. It’s holistic- mind, body, and spirit all need attention. I also think it is really positive and focused on taking proactive measures to be at our best. I like how people choose to pursue this in so many ways – time spent with friends, exercise, meditation, healthy eating..."
"My experience trying to integrate work and life as a husband, father and employee, made me want to do more to help support others in making healthier choices. I was also interested in networking with other ambassadors to learn ways they have promoted wellness in their units."