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Morning Mindfulness Moment: Gratitude Meditation

Join this very short mindful moment to kick start your week. This mindfulness exercise will be a guided activity focused on gratitude.  Join to sit back, relax and follow along to the guided script to start your day in a positive way. No video required.  If registering the morning of the session, please email sschoeff@uoguelph.ca for the meeting link. Facilitated by: Sarah Schoeffel, Wellness@Work Advisor, HR  Participant Feedback "I think this should be incorporated into everyone's day to help...

CMHA Webinar: Maintaining Good Mental Health: Self Care

This workshop is offered by CMHA to community members. A great deal of emphasis is placed on our physical health – becoming more active, eating a healthy diet, having a proper night’s sleep; all of these are important in maintaining our Mental Health as well. Good mental health is not merely the absence of an illness or diagnosis. We will explore that it means to have good Mental Health, and discuss the role that self-care plays in building mental wellness and resilience. Register by clicking here...

CMHA Webinar: Coping with Isolation & Loneliness

This workshop is offered by CMHA to community members. "Loneliness is something that can affect anyone. Whether it is due to isolation, or feeling like we don’t fit in, feeling disconnected from others can influence our sense of well-being. Sometimes our thoughts, feelings and fears can keep us stuck in a negative pattern that can impact our mood and ability to engage with ourselves and others. In this webinar we will look at some quick and easy strategies to help us cope with some of those feelings and behaviours to help us feel more connected." ...

Classical Yoga

Help yourself establish a routine and deepen your practice by joining our virtual Yoga Class every Tuesday and Thursday from 12 - 1 PM. Bring calm, clarity, and peace to the mind.  Everyone – faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees, visiting scholars – Welcome!  No experience required. Try not to eat 2 hours before the practice.  "A yoga collective that cares about cultivating health and wellbeing on the diverse U of G campus and beyond. Our goal is to offer valuable tools for achieving a balanced state of mind and body."...

Women, Work and Wellness Session

U of G Women, Work and Wellness What are your challenges to living and working well? Join us online for this trio of discussions to reflect on the unusual circumstances that we have been faced with over the past year and the ongoing uncertainty about the future. In June we will work independently and together to create a vision for ourselves that looks beyond the current circumstances. Please register and we will add you to the calendar invite with the link for the meeting. Register for: June 15, 3:30 p.m....

GOAL 2.0 Training for Managers (Foundational Training)

“To get to the next level of greatness depends on the quality of the culture, which depends on the quality of relationships, which depends on the quality of conversations. Everything happens through conversations.” ~ Judith E. Glaser GOAL 2.0 is the UofG’s modernized and evidence-based performance success framework. The foundation of GOAL 2.0 is two-way quality conversations between managers and employees that rely on three core practices: Connect, Adapt, and Align. With the incredible support and skill of up to 45 GOAL 2.0 Ambassadors across the UofG, initial GOAL 2.0...

COVID-19: What's New with Dr. Andrew Papadopoulos

Join Dr. Andrew Papadopoulos for a third discussion on the current COVID-19 pandemic.  This brief talk will be followed by Q & A. Please submit any questions you have when you register. Register today! About the Facilitator: Dr. Papadopoulos is a professor in the Department of Population Medicine and the coordinator of the Master of Public Health Program.  His research focuses on environmental public health issues and public health policy.  ...

Getting Out of The Advice Trap – Podcast Series for Leaders

This session is being offered by Learning & Development. When asked for advice, author of The Coaching Habit and The Advice Trap, Michael Bungay Stanier, says every part of his body wants to offer it. Advice giving is seductive because it makes us feel important, and like we’re serving others. But there’s a price to pay when it’s reactive and automatic, especially when you are in a leadership role. In a recent podcast Michael makes the case to Brené Brown that if we want to have an organization where people are engaged and flourishing, leaders need to...

YMCA Webinar: Loneliness Epidemic in the Workplace

YMCA WorkWell is hosting this webinar. Join us on Thursday, June 17 from 10-11 am as our YMCA WorkWell team discusses the impact loneliness is having on the workplace, and how leaders can support themselves, and their employees. Learn more and register on the WorkWell website.

Classical Yoga

Help yourself establish a routine and deepen your practice by joining our virtual Yoga Class every Tuesday and Thursday from 12 - 1 PM. Bring calm, clarity, and peace to the mind.  Everyone – faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees, visiting scholars – Welcome!  No experience required. Try not to eat 2 hours before the practice.  "A yoga collective that cares about cultivating health and wellbeing on the diverse U of G campus and beyond. Our goal is to offer valuable tools for achieving a balanced state of mind and body."...

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