Poster of the 28 Day Gratitude Challenge

Join the 28 Day Gratitude Challenge

Each day in February, commit to your own gratitude practice. 

Below are a few ideas for inspiration. Pick one strategy that works best for you or try out different practices throughout the month:

Silver, red and yellow badge with writing on badge reading "Consistent effort yields results. Step Challenge. Starts January First!"

January Wellness Challenge: Consistent Effort Yields Results, Step Challenge

Challenge Details

This is a step-challenge. The goal for this challenge is to walk 5000 steps/day, every day of the challenge to acquire 155,000 steps by the end of the month. Record your movement in the GryphFit app to be entered.

The challenge runs from January 1st to 31st! 

Change and Routine

When I agreed to write a blog post for the Wellness@Work blog, I thought it’d be easy. I thought I’d Google a few articles, watch a few YouTube videos and regurgitate some meaningful information that makes me seem like an expert on going through change. After doing some initial research I sat down to write and immediately felt overwhelmed with where to start. Everything I wrote sounded fake and toxically positive.

World Suicide Prevention Day - Can Be Everyday

While suicide prevention requires the community's work 365 days a year, September 10th marks the annual World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide prevention can look like food security, healthy relationships, and crisis support, but it can also look like education.

Be Well, Be Safe Week 2021 Highlights

From May 3-7, 2021, Wellness@Work hosted a virtual week of activities in celebration of National Mental Health Week and North American Occupational Safety and Health Week.

See attached below highlights from Be Well, Be Safe Week 2021.

CMHA’s National Mental Health Week: Understanding our Emotions

This year, the theme of CMHA’s annual Mental Health Week is understanding our emotions. Recognizing, labeling and accepting our feelings are all part of protecting and promoting good mental health for everyone. Naming, expressing and dealing with our emotions – even when they’re uncomfortable – can make us feel better.

Be Well, Be Safe Week 2021 Calendar

May 3 to 7 is our annual Be Well, Be Safe Week at U of G. I hope you'll join us for some of the virtual events Wellness@Work has planned to celebrate National Mental Health Week and North American Occupational Safety and Health Week.

View the full Be Well, Be Safe Week schedule of events and explore the 5-day Workplace Wellness Reset in the attachments below.

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