CSAHS Wellness at Work

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Mackinnon 019

The Interdisciplinary Hub

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The College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and the University of Guelph have a full calendar of wellness initiatives and activities that you can take advantage of this semester.

Here are a few upcoming opportunities to help you find balance during a busy start to the school year :

-          Vegetable and Flower Market- Pop by the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming on Thursdays to purchase fresh produce grown right here on campus!

-          Smoke-Free Peer Support Group- Drop by to speak with U of G community members and a quit coach to talk about challenges and successes on the road to becoming smoke-free.

-          Garden Gander- Join a guided stroll through U of G’s gardens with Grounds Manager, John Reinhart.

-          Outdoor Yoga on Johnston Green- To celebrate the Fall Equinox, join the Classical Yoga for Total Health and Awareness group for free outdoor yoga over the lunch hour.

-          Mental Health Training: Sign up for “Beyond the Books” or “SafeTALK” to learn strategies to support those experiencing a mental health challenge.

-          Personal Strategic PlanningWhere do you see your academic career in 10 years? Sign up for this in-depth personal planning workshop series specifically designed for faculty. 


Also, the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences is launching a wellness series for all faculty and staff over the next year. To get things started, we're hosting a kickoff event to introduce everyone to our goals for the next year. The day will involve sessions on food and recipes, physical activity and a catered lunch! We hope you'll join us in MacKinnon 013, the Interdisciplinary Hub, for events and sessions!

11:45-12:00 Opening Remarks and Welcome
12:00-12:45 Upgrading Recipes
12:45-13:45 Engaged Lunch
13:45-14:40 Tai Chi on the Green (Rain location TBD)
14:30-15:15 Office Ergonomics


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