Stanford 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?

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 latest 1 week challenge!

Social Connection Challenge

More and more researchers are calling social connectedness the number one indicator of well-being and longevity. If your social skills could use a boost, you want to better connect with the people around you, or you want to practice more gratefulness for the connections you have, this chalenge is for you. This challenge ends December 1, so don't miss it!

Exploring well-being: Physical Activity

HIP Trainer Marlon John on Exercise

Marlon John loves exercise, and his attitude is infectious. As a BeWell advisor, Marlon has helped people incorporate activity into the busiest of lifestyles. With over 12 years as a personal trainer a lifetime fitness enthusiast, Marlon shares his expert tips on making exercise a regular and enjoyable part of your day. 

Coming soon: the short WELL survey

Get your well-being score!

Starting October 2017, WELL for Lifers who have completed the Wellbeing Survey in 2016 will gain access to the Short Wellbeing Survey. 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 the Wellbeing 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.