Monday, November 29:
No programming today
Tuesday, November 30:
ISU WellBeing: Mid-Morning Mindfulness | 10:00 - 10:15 am *No live session today*
To view recordings of past events, click here. If you would like to receive an email with the registration link when live sessions resume on Thursday December 2nd, email WorkLife and it will be sent to you.
Mindspring Mental Health Alliance Webinar: Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Do the winter months get you down more than you think they should? Explore the signs and symptoms of seasonal affective disorder, when it’s time to see a doctor, and what treatment options are available. Includes practical tips for managing symptoms and supporting loved ones who are struggling. For more information and to register, click here
Wednesday, December 1:
Mindspring Mental Health Alliance Webinar: Understanding Depression | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
How is depression different from sadness? An accessible guide to understanding causation, symptoms, and treatment options for depressive disorders. Learn practical tips for managing symptoms and helping others in this one-hour seminar with a licensed therapist. For more information and to register, click here
Thursday, December 2:
ISU WellBeing: Mid-Morning Mindfulness | 10:00 - 10:15 am
There is no better way to stay focused and productive when all around you is a little chaotic than to practice mindfulness. Join your colleagues and the ISU WellBeing team, and special guests, every Tuesday and Thursday mornings for a simple 15-minute mindfulness experience. For more information, click here If you would like to receive an email with the registration link, email WorkLife and it will be sent to you.
Friday, December 3:
ISU WellBeing: Friday Walk and Talk | 12:10 pm *Live sessions have ended until early Spring 2022*
While our Walk and Talks have "officially" ended until Spring 2022, we still encourage everyone to get out and walk as weather permits! For more information and resources for walking on campus, click here. As we know, winter weather in Iowa can be unpredictable so if we have an unseasonably warm day and anyone feels like a group walk, send out a Campus Connection note in Adventure2 and see if your colleagues are up for an impromptu walk around campus! You can also check out our newest program, Strolls for Well-Being at ISU, for other ideas on combining walking and mindfulness.
Monday December 6: Mindspring Mental Health Alliance Webinar: Managing Stress & Burnout | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Stress is something we all experience in our personal and professional lives. But when stress is severe or prolonged (or both), it can impact our physical and mental health in major ways. Gain practical tips to manage distress to avoid career burnout and learn effective ways to cope in this one-hour seminar with a licensed therapist. For more information and to register, click here
Wednesday December 8: Employee & Family Resources (EFR) Webinar: Give Yourself the Gift of Relaxation | 10:00 - 11:00 am
When was the last time you took a personal time-out? When was the last time you spent one minute focusing on your breath? If you can’t recall then this webinar is for you! During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season give yourself the gift of relaxation during this webinar focused on self-care that includes a guided relaxation practice. If you think you’re too busy for this then this is the perfect webinar for you! You are never too busy for self-care. To register, click here
Tuesday December 21: Mindspring Mental Health Alliance Webinar: Holiday Stress + Self-Care | 12:00 - 1:00 pm
The “most wonderful time of the year” doesn’t always feel that wonderful, with an array of demands on our time and energy often leaving us feeling depleted, disappointed, and depressed. This one-hour seminar includes practical tips to manage the stress that accompanies the holidays, tips for self-care, and ways to find the support you need. Let’s bring more “peace & joy” back into your holiday season! For more information and to register, click here