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Be Well at Work Spring 2021 Parenting Workshops

Be Well at Work has a series of spring workshops for parents. Please be sure to register in advance to receive the Zoom link. Self Care for Caregivers of Children and Teenagers – Thursday, Feb. 11th, noon – 1 pm Working from home and managing everyone’s schedules has created unprecedented stress for those caring for […]

Webinar on Bright Horizons Back-Up Care – February 16, 2021

The Bright Horizons Back-Up Care benefit makes it easier to find reliable care in advance or at the last minute. Learn more about your back-up care benefit so that your children and adult or elder relatives are well cared for — even when you have to be at work — at this webinar on Feb. […]

IDEA Office & Be Well at Work Support Groups Going Strong in 2021

The IDEA Office and UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work support groups have continued into the new year. Topics range from staying well in the ‘new normal’, to parenting and eldercare. We hope you can join us! IDEA Office Groups: Wellness in the New Normal – Every two weeks, on Tuesday at 12:15 pm hosted […]

Overview of K-12 Summer Programming – January 14, 2021

Learn about outreach opportunities for the K-12 team’s high school summer programs. This year, we are hosting 3 programs for students to learn more about STEM professions and experience working in STEM. This info session will cover each program overview and their different volunteer roles.  Date: Thursday, January 14 Time: 11 am – 12 noon […]

Be Well at Work: The Emotional Aspects of Caregiving – January 26, 2021

“Caregiving is a temporary stage in a relationship which will take you to a level of compassion that you have never before experienced…” Beth Witrogen McLeod. Caring for or concern for an elder creates a multitude of emotional responses, including anxiety, frustration, and guilt. It also can provide an opportunity for new self- awareness and […]

Parents Network Monthly Brown Bags – New Date & Time

Berkeley Lab has launched a Parents Network for employees! The group will host monthly brown bags for members to share tips, resources, activity ideas, and other helpful tools. Given the current challenges with shelter in place, please join us for this chance to build community and get support. Brown bags will be held on the […]

Parenting in the New Age: “Good Enough”- From Toddlers to Teens – November 4, 2020

Join the Environmental Health & Safety team for a live wellness webinar presentation  provided by Alison King, Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Health Net. Date: Wednesday, November 4th Time: 1 – 2 pm View webinar recording (Passcode: #+g9m6?^) Download slides:               This new way of life requires us to […]

Be Well at Work – Mindful Parenting Workshop – October 20, 2020

Self-care, learning to push the pause button, and being mindful may not be responses we typically engage in when responding to the needs of our children, especially if we are tired, angry, or if we learned different parenting behaviors as children ourselves. The purpose of this workshop is to educate parents on effective ways of […]

Be Well at Work Workshops & Support Groups

Yoga for Tension and Stress Friday, 9/11, 12:10 – 1 pm Register Learn basic yoga poses and breathing techniques to transform your practice into a moving meditation. Comfortable clothing and bare feet recommended. Note: Registration closes 2 days before the listed date for each class. The Outdoors and Your Well-Being Tuesday, 9/15, 12:10 – 1 […]

Live Science: What the Stars Tell Us – August 21, 2020

What do you think about when you look at the stars at night? If you could ask star a question, what would it be? Berkeley Lab researchers learn from the stars and our galaxy all the time. Follow along on our remote stargazing adventure on Stellarium, an online planetarium. Hear about the work we’re doing […]