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Join Us: Daily 10-Minute Breaks for Self-Care

Need an ergonomic break from your home workstation? Need to take a breath, clear your mind, and have a moment for self-care? Our fellow Berkeley Lab colleagues will be leading daily virtual sessions for a short stretch break in the morning, and a brief mindfulness break in the afternoon (10 minutes each). Join us on […]

Zoom Session: Caregiver Responses in Light of COVID-19 – April 6, 2020

Caring for an elder during the COVID-19 pandemic is uniquely challenging. While elders are isolated in their own homes and in facilities around the world, programs and carers serving them have closed, cut back, or at capacity, thus increasing the responsibility and stress of many family caregivers as they search for creative ways to provide […]

Save the Date: Berkeley Lab’s Second Virtual Open Mic – April 17, 2020

The first open mic on March 27th debuted to critical acclaim. Join us for another evening of music, poetry and community on April 17th! “This was a balm for these uncertain times, and I loved every minute of it. I am just blown away at all the talent we have at the Lab.” “This was […]

International Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31st

International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is celebrated annually on March 31st. This event is dedicated to celebrating transgender people all over the world, raising awareness of discrimination faced by the transgender community, and celebrating their contributions to society. As a way to recognize TDOV at Berkeley Lab while we shelter in place, the Lambda […]

Virtual Session: Supporting Those on the Front Lines – March 30, 2020

Learn how you can support the emotional well-being of family and friends who are working on the front lines in response to COVID-19. Join Craig Mielcarski, Director of UC Berkeley’s Employee Assistance Program, on Monday, March 30, at 1 p.m. for a discussion. ​

Berkeley Lab’s First-Ever Open Mic – Virtually of Course! March 27, 2020

Join us as we host Berkeley Lab’s first-ever Open Mic—a live, virtual event! Date: Friday, March 27th Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm  Zoom: Do you need a break from the news and want an opportunity to connect while sheltering at home? Please join us as a guest. Do you, or you and your family, […]

Meditation Mondays via Zoom: 12-1 pm

The LBNL Mindfulness Meditation Group will hold noon time, Zoom-based meditation throughout the shelter-in-place order. With our minds left wandering and sometimes worrying during this stressful time, let’s turn some of that boredom into exploration. Date: Mondays Time: 12 – 1 pm Mindfulness meditation zoom room: Feel free to invite colleagues and friends. No […]

Virtual Session: Emotional Well-Being in Times of Uncertainty – March 23, 2020

Join Craig Mielcarski, Director of UC Berkeley’s Employee Assistance Program, on Monday, March 23, in an open discussion on staying emotionally healthy during times of uncertainty. Craig will take questions and provide information that can help you and your family stay healthy. Date: Monday, March 23 Time: 1 – 2 pm Zoom Replay: Put On […]

IDEA Brown Bag for Staff & Supervisors – Effective & Inclusive Virtual Meetings – March 25, 2020

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Office leads a series of IDEA Brown Bag sessions and this one will be a general session for both staff & supervisors. This brown bag will cover How to Run Inclusive & Effective Virtual Meetings. How do you create an environment that encourages diversity of opinion and participation from all […]

POSTPONED: WSEC Annual Networking Forum Event – March 16, 2020

Dear Berkeley Lab Colleagues, Due to potential concerns people may have regarding large gatherings in a close space, the WSEC has decided to postpone the Annual Networking Event.  A new date has yet to be determined. As one of the goals of the event is to provide networking opportunities, we encourage those who had planned […]