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January 2021 Fitness Tips from Kaiser Permanente

Start your year off on a healthy note. Kaiser Permanente provides monthly tips for staying healthy and well. January’s topic is fitness. It’s good to find activities you enjoy and keep you moving whether you are walking, dancing, biking, or playing sports. Click here for Kaiser’s fitness flyer tips and more on fitness and exercise […]

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 […]

Spring 2021 WorkFit Virtual Workshops

Do you miss working out at the gym or taking class with your friends? Are you struggling to exercise consistently at home? Do you wish you had an expert at your side to help you out with your yoga practice, exercise routine or cardio workout? Well then, join us for a WorkFit workshop! Our instruction-based, […]

Be Well at Work Spring 2021 Eldercare Workshops

UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work Program has five eldercare workshops coming up. Registration is required. The Emotional Aspects of Caregiving – Tue 1/26; 12:10-1:30pm Financial Planning Options for Long Term Care- Wed 2/10; 12:10–1:30pm Helping an Elder Remain at Home Safely – Wed 3/10; 12:10–1:30pm Communication and Dementia – Tue 4/13; 12:10–1:30pm Who Will […]

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 for them to receive the Zoom link. Self-Care for Caregivers of Children & Teenagers – Thu 2/11; 12:10-1pm Understanding & Responding to Toddler Tantrums – Thu 3/11; noon-1pm Planning Your Pregnancy Leave – Thu 3/25; 12:10-1pm Breastfeeding Your […]

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 […]

Be Well at Work: Habits: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – January 25, 2021

Brought to you by our friends at UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work program: For most of us, the pandemic, sheltering in place, and the struggle for racial justice have upended our daily lives. We’ve been forced to adapt, and adapt quickly, to radical change and uncertainty. In the face of so much upheaval, our […]

Greater Good Science Center: Practices of the Month

The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society. Research is clear: Happiness, resilience, connection, and kindness are skills that can be taught and developed over time—with practice. That’s why UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, in collaboration […]

How to cope with canceled holiday traditions

Holiday celebrations will be quiet this year, and many of us are struggling to cope. The good news? Shifting your internal focus to embrace acceptance, self-compassion and value-based action can help you navigate through and grow during this challenging time.  The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley shares researched-backed advice.  

Wellness & Well-being Resources Brown Bag – December 10

It’s winter, it’s the holidays and there’s still a pandemic going on. Now more than ever it’s a good time to think about your mental, emotional and physical health. Maybe all three need a boost or perhaps you just need to remember to get up off the couch occasionally! Either way, the IDEA Office, Health […]