Pioneer Wellbeing


Thinking of  making a healthy start this semester? These activities, programs and resources can help you get going!

Health Care resources through Well On Target.

Our HealthSelect Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance also provides Health and Wellness Information and Incentives. Support includes

  • Virtual Visits 24/7 with a doctor who can prescribe 
  • Nurse line 24/7 
  • Access to wellness coaches 
  • A fitness program that allows flexible membership at more than 9,000 fitness centers at a cost of $25/month with a $25 enrollmnent fee (you can take advantage of this if you already have a gym membership at a paticipating fitness center) 
  • Blue365 Discount Program to save money on health and wellness products and services no comvered by your health plan 
  • Weight management programs (Naturally Slim, Real Appeal) 
  • Tobacco cessation support 
  • Blue Points-an incentive program that rewards you for healthy activities (connected through the free Well on Targe app). Points may be used to purchase MP3 players and other electronics, fitnes and sports equipment, cookware, music and books, and much more. 
  • Preventive services (English/Spanish) 
  • Wellness Guidelines (English/Spanish) 
  • Ecards for health; and 
  • Care Management program (Clinician works to assist family concerns) 

Alliance Work Partners (AWP), TWU's EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

AWP can help you deal with life's stresses and a variety of challenges, including: self-improvement plans, marital difficulties or family issues, managing depression and anxiety, parenting support, legal and financial issues, weight loss, time management and more. Find more info here. Log on instructions. (Hint: Be sure to copy the registration code before you click on the link)


  • Maintains a blog 
  • Publishes timely articles 
  • Offers free webinars & tip sheets (Find the webinar schedule on their website under Publications > Tip Sheets) 
  • Provides a training catalog 
  • Provides access to face-to-face counseling 
  • Help Net (national database to help you maintain a healthy balance between work, family, and your own individual needs. By visiting HelpNet you will find a variety of articles to include 1500 tip sheets, resources, and interactive tools geared to assist you in satisfying your needs.) 
  • Grants access to Law Access for legal concerns 
  • And, provides consultations on achieving work/life balance

ERS Wellness Events

Human Resources

Many benefits too numerous to list but that can be found here, and also the Worksite Wellness and Exercise Policy that allows an extra half hour at lunch time with supervisor approval.


TWU Fitness & Recreation

You might consider a membership to TWU Fit & Rec. In Denton, Fit & Rec membership is more than access to machines and weights, you also have access to an indoor pool, exercise classes (some of which are in the pool), intramural sports, open recreation, and outdoor adventures. Learn more at

Walking groups

Walk Across Texas


Pioneer Performance Clinic in Denton (HDB)

As an employee you have access to premier services including resting metabolic rate, aerobic fitness, lactate threshold (to determine exercise intensity threshold), bone density and body composition scan, and access to a dietitian. Appointments are required. TWU staff receive 15% off the 'community' rate. Information about pricing is at

Wellness Works Affinity Group

The Weight Watchers SmartPoints®system is has changed, making it easier for you to live the plan and see results:

More freedom to enjoy delicious, satisfying foods.

  • More possibilities to make the plan fit every lifestyle. 
  • More flexibility for days when you need it most. 
  • A whole new approach to enjoy food and live life like never before.

The affinity group is looking for at least 20 Denton employees to establish a series. Those interested would submit payment to Weight Watchers. If interested, contact Lisa Haynes.


Workplace Stress Management Friday, October 30, 2020 10:00am

Stress certainly appears to be an inescapable element in modern life.  This training challenges you to identify what stresses you out, the symptoms it may be causing, and the best methods to overcome it.  The following topics will be discussed within this course:

  • Evaluating how we experience stress
  • Examining where our stress stems
  • Unhealthy ways we cope
  • Helpful Stress Management Strategies

Finding Balance Friday, November 13, 2020 10:00am

Too many of us go to work and return home day after day, spreading ourselves more and more thinly over our personal and professional lives. This training takes a close look at how pressures and expectations from each sphere can become unbalanced, eating up our time and exhausting our determination. Learn how to get out of survival mode and into a steadier, more purposeful pace.  The following topics will be discussed in this course:

  • What makes balance seem impossible
  • What work-life masters do differently
  • Critically assessing your balance and satisfaction level

Personal and Professional Resilience Friday, December 4, 2020 10:00am

This training focuses on the flexible strength of resilient people, and the ways we can develop those qualities within ourselves. Evaluate your approach to the events and challenges that confront you, and learn what you can do to better insulate yourself from stressors.  The following topics will be discussed in this course:

  • Defining resilience
  • Identifying “untruths” that we believe
  • How to dispute these beliefs

Registration links for each classes are provided below and viewing Instructions will be provided to the first 100 who register for each class.  Space is limited to 100 participants. 
1. Workplace Stress Management: Friday, October 30, 2020 10:00am 
2. Finding Balance: Friday, November 13, 2020 10:00am 
Personal and Professional Resilience: Friday, December 4, 2020 10:00am


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