UConn Alumni


Upcoming Wellness Events 





The Science of Happiness with Michelle Wax '12 (BUS)

During this session, you will learn:
1. The simple neuroscience behind why you feel stress, uncertainty, or self doubt (hint hint-- it's not your fault!).
2. The #1 factor across the USA that Americans credit for living a happy and fulfilling life, regardless of external factors.
3. Simple science-backed strategies that you can implement into your life immediately to build happiness and fulfillment, regardless of external circumstances.

Building Positive Habits in Uncertain Times with Michelle Wax '12 (BUS)

In this session you will learn:
1. The simple neuroscience behind habit formation and how habits are wired within the brain.
2. Our step-by-step plan to use this wiring to your advantage and start building positive habits - regardless of what's happening around you.
3. The top habits across the USA that Americans are implementing in their lives to create greater productivity, happiness, + fulfillment.


To view more previous Healthy Huskies, Wellness at Home events, click here.





Audio Sessions

Hurdle with Emily Abbate '10 (CLAS)

"In January 2018, Emily launched a podcast called Hurdle. Hurdle features people who got through a tough time—a hurdle of sorts—by integrating wellness into their routines."

Meditation Sessions with Michal Rinkevich '03 (CLAS)

Get ready to relax and unwind with a meditation session from fellow Husky Michal Rinkevich. Click on the link above to choose from a variety of sessions to follow along with. 

Alumni-Owned Businesses

Personal Running/Marathon Training

Emily Abbate '10 (CLAS)

"As a seven-time marathoner, triathlete, CPT (ACE), and run coach (UESCA), Emily can say without hesitation that her life is better because she pledged to be her best self. She offers one-on-one and small group coaching, including personalized marathon training plans."

American Happiness

Michelle Wax '12 (BUS)

"American Happiness offers interactive virtual team workshops & programs to elevate your remote work experience... Each of the virutal workshops shares the neuroscience of how the brain is wired, along with their research across 50 states."


Questions & Additional Information

Questions? Please contact Kristen Luger, Assistant Director of Alumni Chapters & Networks, via email.