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Wellness Resources Archive

Veterans, PTSD and Stress: Creating Compassionate Workplaces – May 24, 2022

Curious about PTSD and trauma-related issues? How can we create trauma-sensitive workspaces for veterans and other colleagues with histories of trauma here at the Lab? Join co-sponsors VERG and All Access Employee Resource Groups for this hybrid event in honor of Memorial Day and Mental Health Awareness Month.  We’ll explore how to implement coping skills […]

Continuing the Conversation on Burnout: Dos and Don’ts for Supervisors

Brought to you by the All Access ERG Mental Health Initiative, Dragonfly Mental Health is back to discuss the role supervisors can play in mitigating burnout for their staff. Date: Wednesday,  May 18, 2022 Time: 12 noon – 1:30 pm PT View workshop slides Watch the workshop recording The event is limited to the first […]

Funk Jazz Cafe – May 12, 2022

Come celebrate spring with your Lab friends and colleagues. Please join us for a low-key social hour, open to all Lab employees to network and exchange ideas in a virtual community space. All you need to bring is a welcoming spirit and a positive attitude! To join the happy hour session, go to: https://www.kumospace.com/berkeleylab Add it […]

Coping with Stress and Anxiety: The Ukraine Crisis

As the war in Ukraine continues to unfold, the reverberations are being felt around the world. As Director Witherell said in this email from February 24, Berkeley Lab is one of the most international in the national lab system, and many of us have family, friends, and colleagues in Ukraine and in Eastern Europe. Even […]

Berkeley Lab’s Springtime Open Mic – Friday, March 18, 2022

Spring is in the air and it’s time to gather for an hour of music, poetry, spoken word and great community in this springtime edition of the open mic. Date: Friday, March 18, 2022 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:00 – 5:00 pm Join us on Zoom As usual we want to welcome back […]

The Groove Lounge – Holiday Edition – December 9, 2021

The Groove Lounge – Holiday Edition – with DJ Miles Green is back for one last show before the end of the year. An eclectic blend of groovy tunes from around the globe. Date: Thursday,  December 9, 2021 (add it to your calendar) Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm Join us on Zoom In case you […]

Berkeley Lab’s Holiday Open Mic – Friday, December 10, 2021

Grab your Santa hat or your best ugly holiday sweater and join us for an hour of music, poetry, spoken word and great community in this holiday edition of the open mic. Date: Friday, December 10  Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Watch the recording! As usual we want to welcome back all of our previous […]

Berkeley Lab’s Open Mic – Back to School Edition – Friday, September 24, 2021

Join us for an hour of music, poetry, spoken word and great community in this back-to-school edition of the open mic. Date: Friday, September 24 (add it to your calendar) Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm Watch a replay of the open mic! As usual we want to welcome back all of our previous performers AND […]

Be Well at Work Fall Workshops – Sept – Dec 2021

Be Well at Work has a great lineup of workshops on eldercare financial planning, and childcare this fall. Registration Required! To register, search for the course title on the UCB Learning Center website.  Please Note: The zoom link will be sent to the participants by email a day before the workshop. All participants are now […]

10-Minute Morning Stretch Breaks – 9:30 am Monday – Friday

We started our morning stretch breaks way back in April 2020 and they’re still going strong. In fact, we’ve had over 3,900 participants since we started! Join us for a quick 10-minute session of easy stretches designed to get you out of your chair and bring a little movement to your morning. The sessions are […]