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Lab Launches New Website with Collaboration Tools: Work Together

Berkeley Lab Collaboration Tools There are a number of new collaboration tools that are highlighted in a new Lab website titled Work Together. Learn more about tools that provide you with options to chat, share whiteboards and diagrams, team tracking and project management, and advanced realtime collaboration. Start with these five things to try now. […]

Find Your Words – A Mental Health Resource from Kaiser

Mental health matters, and we should talk about it — just like we talk about physical health. Find Your Words is a new website from Kaiser Permanente that’s designed to make it easier to open up about mental health and empower more people to ask for help, take action to help themselves, and support others. […]

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 […]

Wellness Webinar: Stress and Stress Management – October 14, 2020

Stress is a fact of life. Some stress is good – it can spur us to act – but long term, chronic stress can wreak havoc on our physical and mental health. As 2020 continues to bring trying times, with new challenges coming up each day, paying attention to our stress and expanding our ability […]

Feel Better with Berkeley Lab Yoga Club Classes

The practice of yoga can help provide physical and mental well being. The Lab’s Yoga Club offers classes that feature varying styles of practice, for different levels of experience, and are scheduled throughout the week. Learn more, view a calendar of classes, and get Zoom access information: https://yoga.lbl.gov/

Teleworking Safety Tip

Telework presents unique ergonomic challenges. Don’t ignore your discomfort. Get an ergo evaluation and make changes to your set-up. In August, four employees reported neck, shoulder, or wrist discomfort and got help. Contact a Lab ergo advocate at [email protected] or call 510-486-6848. The Berkeley Lab Ergonomics Program provides ergonomic support and services to help optimize […]

Check Out the New FAIR Program Website

As a Lab community, we are charged to serve as collective stewards of this enterprise, responsible for fostering a safe and inclusive working environment. That is why a new website has been created to outline and promote awareness of what FAIR means at the Lab: Fundamental Rights, Affirmative Action, Impartial Investigations and Respectful Environment. The […]

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 […]

Virtual Postcards Highlight IDEA, ERGs & My [email protected] Lab

In partnership with Creative Services, the IDEA office has launched three virtual postcards highlighting the IDEAs-in-Action website, Berkeley Lab’s Employee Resource Groups and the My [email protected] Lab website. They’re available to download and share for outreach and promotion.

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, […]