Live Healthy Live Well (LHLW) lessons and challenges educate consumers on nutrition, fitness and other wellness issues, increasing awareness and adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors, and ultimately reducing health care costs. For additional resources visit the OSU's Live Healthy Live Well page.


Challenges are FREE six week on-line email experiences designed to help participants improve their health by encouraging physical activity, enjoying healthy foods, and practicing sound activity suggestions. Those who sign up will receive two weekly e-communications from Ohio State University Extension containing research-based nutrition, health and fitness tips. Tracking logs will be available for download to help participants record their progress.  A pre- and post-online survey will gather comments to improve future challenges. All collected data will be kept confidential.

If you've participated in our challenges before, we'd love to hear about your challenge highlights, ideas/activities you've found most helpful, and suggestions for improvement (email Shannon Carter at Be Well!


"Finding Your Path to Wellness" Email Wellness Challenge

Did you know that gratitude can lessen anxiety, relieve stress, improve sleep, boost immunity, and even support heart health? Join our award-winning group as we offer another chance to connect with adults who are interested in wellness via email. “Gather Your Gratitude” will challenge you to explore a variety of ways you can celebrate gratitude in your own life and encourage it with others. This program is offered free and is sponsored by Ohio State University Extension.

Ready to sign up? Click here to register...In early April, all participants will receive a pre-challenge message, then receive twice-weekly emails from April 8 to May 20, 2024.

Challenge Toolbox

Challenge Bingo Card

Other Resources:

Unable to participate in our most recent challenge? Join future LHLW Email Challenges!  All challenges run for 6 weeks. 

If you are interested in participating in a future email challenge, contact Shannon Carter at and we'll add you to our challenge invitation list!