Wellness is an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence. – The National Wellness Institute

Making healthy and informed lifestyle choices is an important component of wellness. Here are some useful and credible information sources to help you get you started.

These resources have been  reviewed and selected by the staff of Becker Medical Library and the SLCH Family Resource Center along with resources and programs available to the Washington University community through the Wellness Connection program.

Books at the Health & Wellness Information Center

The Feuerstein Health & Wellness Information Center offers over 100 books on a wide variety of topics. Books are available for checkout  to all Washington University staff, students and faculty and registered borrowers with Becker Library. 

Campus Programs

The Washington University Wellness Connection program sponsors a number of programs, group discounts, and opportunities for the benefit of the campus community. More

Exercise

Weight Management

Healthy Eating

Stress Management

Quitting Smoking

Apps for Your Phone

  • Helpful Health Apps for Apple and Android 

    Just like a library creates Bibliographies (or lists of books), the Family Resource Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital has created Appliographies (lists of approved apps) for common  health concerns. Most apps are free, and all are reliable and recommended. Use these apps with confidence to have quality health information at your fingertips.