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Wellness Resources Archive

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 […]

December Wellness Webinar: Mindfulness for Health and Happiness During the Holidays – December 16

Mindfulness for Health & Happiness During the Holidays Mindfulness can be a peaceful way to help you maintain a moment-by-moment awareness of your thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. To help reveal the health-enhancing elements of this simple yet powerful practice, Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar-based class titled, Mindfulness for Health & Happiness During […]

Be Well at Work: Virtual Program Recordings

Recorded Virtual Workshops & Programs Did you miss a virtual class or maybe you had so much fun you want to take it again? Recordings from our Be Well at Work – Wellness program are now available! Our friends at UC Berkeley’s Be Well at Work program now offer recordings of all of their past […]

Wellness Resources Overview Slides

Over the last 8 months, the IDEA Office, the Environmental Health & Safety Office and Strategic Communications has created and gathered a wide range of wellness resources on everything from emotional health, mental and physical fitness and caring for others to holiday tips for 2020. All of these resources can be found on the Lab’s […]

Five things you can do this holiday season

Looking for ways to safely celebrate or just try something different this year? Strategic Communications has put together a list of fun things to do this holiday season. Click to download the PDF and access the links:

UC Berkeley’s WorkFit Program offers Meditation workshop and fitness challenge

FREE Meditation Workshop with Heather Alaine–Starts November 30 Looking for a way to manage stress better? Meditation can help, especially with a regular practice! Join WorkFit Instructor Heather Alaine and her Mindful Movement community for a 21-day Meditation. In each session, Heather offers simple techniques for breathing and focus. All are welcome and the class […]

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 […]