Stanford Medicine WELL for Life

Accelerating the science to enhance well-being

Stanford WELL for Life wants to help you improve your health, wellness, and well-being, now and in the future. While much of Medicine is focused on diagnosing and treating diseases, Stanford WELL for Life provides a proactive approach for you to optimize your own well-being.

What is WELL for Life?

Questions or comments? Email us at or call (650) 723-9846

Why join WELL for Life?

Get access to challenges, resources, and tips to improve your well-being from Stanford experts

Learn to improve your nutrition, physical activity, social relationships, sleep, stress management skills, and more

Contribute to the science of well-being, health, and wellness

To get started, complete the WELL for Life survey

Join our 7-Day Contemplation Challenge

Contemplating Well-being

With full schedules and busy lives, it can be hard change pace and slow down. Meditation can offer a welcome refuge in a challenging day, and help us prepare our minds for tasks that matter most. Can 5 minutes of meditation a day improve your well-being?

Join the opportunity for one week anytime in February or March

8th Annual SHPN Wellness Summit

Explore Workplace Wellness

The Stanford Health Promotion Network welcomes workplace wellness staff to join them at the 8th Annual SHPN Summit on March 15, 2018. Explore best best practices in wellness and ways you and your team can shape your program and your lives. Guest speakers include Stanford researcher Alia Crum, PhD, known for her work exploring how changes in mindset can create changes in our lives. Stanford University and Hospital Employees can register at a reduced member price.

Recreational Marijuana - We want to hear your opinion!

Get your well-being score!

Starting October 2017, WELL for Lifers who have completed the survey in 2016 will gain access to the Short Stanford WELL for Life Scale. Completing this brief survey will unlock your wellbeing score and allow you to compare results with the survey you took one year ago. Haven't completed your survey Survey yet? Log in now to complete it!

Who are we?

WELL for Life is a new and cutting-edge study at the Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC). WELL is shifting the lens of chronic disease prevention by focusing on well-being- what does it mean to be well and how can we intervene to increase one's well-being.

Who can join?

Anyone 18 or older who lives in the US is invited. We would like to have people from all walks of life join us- sick, healthy, old, young, men, women, and anyone else is invited. 

How do you join?

Click “Join Now” and complete the informed consent form, which will provide you with details about your participation. Within the hour you will receive an email granting you access to the WELL portal. 

Free Membership

We will never charge you, ask for a credit card, or ask you to make a purchase.

Your Role at WELL

We will ask you to complete the well-being survey once each year. You will receive emails from us when we publish new content that you may be interested in. You are not obligated to respond and can stop participating at any time. 

The Well-being Survey

Our online survey can be completed in about 30-40 minutes, and will ask about a variety of factors that may impact your wellbeing. You can stop the survey and return to it at any time. 

Personalized Feedback

Each completed survey gives you customized feedback based on your results and/or quality information about the relevant topic. More complete surveys give more accurate feedback and access to informational content. 

Data Protection

Your information is protected by Stanford, HIPAA, and federal regulations. We will never share your identifying information without your consent.