Students Staff

28 May 2020

Healthy from Home Challenge

Filed under: Latest news — Laura Mathias @ 10:27 am

To support your wellbeing whilst working remotely, we want to invite you to take part in our four week Healthy from Home Challenge.

You can take part in this online challenge in teams of up to 10 even whilst working remotely and you will also be entered into prize draws for taking part!

The challenge will help you explore wellbeing concepts such as mental health, nutrition and sleep in a fun, engaging and social way. Each day of the challenge, you are introduced to a new health and wellbeing concept or idea and complete tasks assigned to earn Kaido Points. These activities are short so as to not impact upon your day and accessible via computer or smartphone by downloading the Kaido app on Google Play or the App Store.

In order to complete the challenge,  your team must accrue an allocated number of Kaido Points. Each team member contributes to their teams total by doing the following:

Logging Activities

You can record physical activity tracked either through a connected smart device such as a smartphone or wearable, or by entering activity manually into the platform but having a smart device is not compulsory to take part in the challenge.

Writing Reflections

The challenge is underpinned by known theories of behavioural psychology that support you to make small, manageable changes to your lifestyle. Each day you will be encouraged to think about the concepts introduced by writing a short daily reflection.

Completing Wellness Tasks

Each new day of the challenge, you will be sent up to three Wellness Tasks based off the theme for the challenge and the topic of the day.

Team Boosters

Team Boosters are opportunities for you and your team to earn bonus points. Team Boosters promote health and wellbeing tasks that employees can complete together during the working day.

When your team hits a certain points target, based on the number of people in the team you unlock milestones and are entered into prize draws. The team that reaches the final milestone first is the winner.

We hope you are able to take part in this challenge to improve your wellbeing and find it beneficial. If you have any questions about the challenge, head to our Wellbeing Directory. You can also contact the Workplace Wellbeing team directly on moodle.

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