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Wellness Resources Archive

Staff Wellness Workshop: Setting and Enforcing Healthy Limits – October 20, 2020

Commitments to work, relationships with friends and family, and the changes to our lives from the COVID-19 pandemic make setting healthy limits an increasing challenge. This workshop will help you to identify when you’re overextending yourself. You will also learn to set limits successfully by attending to and valuing your own needs and limitations. Presented […]

Get a Move On – Three Great Opportunities to Jump Start Your Running Habit

Lab (Virtual) Annual Runaround Oct. 23 The Lab’s Annual Runaround will be virtual on Friday, Oct. 23 at noon. Participants should complete at least 30 minutes of activity between Oct. 23 and Oct. 30 and submit proof to receive a Runaround t-shirt. Look for details on registration and the t-shirt design contest coming soon. Registration/Motivation. […]

September/October ‘Be Well at Work’ Workshops

I CAN! Commit to Activity and Nutrition @Home 4-Week Healthy Lifestyle Program Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept 22-Oct 15, 12:10-1 pm REGISTER Jumpstart a new healthy lifestyle at home, with this free 4-week interactive virtual program that will equip you with the skills you need to get started. I CAN! at Home will include nutrition workshops, […]

Quick Wellness Tips

Health Net’s Wellness Team has created ten pre-recorded wellness tips for the Rise to the Challenge: Health & Wellness at Home series. The wellness tips range from 3 to 11 minutes in length. Individuals can click on the links below to listen and view the tips. The topics are listed below with the recording link […]

HealthNet Talk on Resilience and Self-Care – Sept. 16, 2020

Mark your calendars and join us for a 30 minute health and wellness presentation provided by Alison King, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with Health Net. This presentation acknowledges and normalizes that we’re all struggling in one way or another, and provides some concrete ways to build resilience, with a focus on our whole self, […]

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 […]

Townhall: A Scientist’s Primer on Mental Health – September 9, 2020

Recent studies have revealed that mental health struggles are extremely common among researchers. Join the All Access Employee Resource Group Mental Health Initiative for “A Scientist’s Primer on Mental Health,” a one-hour seminar and discussion facilitated by Dragonfly Mental Health. Date: Wednesday, September 9 Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm There are many misconceptions about mental health struggles, […]

[email protected] – 2nd & 4th Thursday

[email protected]  is a new initiative from the IDEA Office to promote belonging and inclusion. Do you or does someone you know live alone during this time of Shelter in Place? Interested in sharing ways to thrive while being solo at home? Join the IDEA Office every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 2:00 pm for 30 […]

Coping with COVID-19 loneliness

Kaiser Permanente shares tips for coping with loneliness during the pandemic. “Shelter-in-place orders, physical distancing, and mask requirements have led to increased isolation, especially for people living alone. Isolation can lead to feelings of loneliness. Even before the pandemic, loneliness was a serious issue for many people. If unchecked, loneliness can have negative effects on […]

New supervisor tools on COVID-19 website

The Berkeley Lab COVID-19 website has a new page with supervisor resources that includes: Emotional Support Resources The Lab has a free Employee Assistance Program called “Be Well at Work” for additional support and resources. Colleagues can also participate in the “Wellness in the New Normal” initiative led by our All Access ERG for emotional […]