September Scene: Maintaining Perspective

Happy September, and welcome back to another academic year at UBC!  I feel very privileged for the opportunity to work for such a wonderful organization and on […]

Embracing Good Stress

As the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) reminds us, we all talk about stress, and being stressed, an awful lot -   but we are not always clear […]

Bounce Back from Burnout III-The Stability Stickie

Guest Contribution from Dr. Thara Vayali Stress burnout occurs when coping mechanisms have been tapped for too long or when rejuvenating resources are lacking. We often react […]

Thriving Faculty: Featuring Mary Jung

This month’s Thriving Faculty interview is with Dr. Mary Jung, Assistant Professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences at UBC’s  Okanagan campus.  Thriving Faculty is […]

Elder Care: How your Benefits Can Help

For many people, balancing life at home and at work can have its ups and downs. Those who have children at home while working may find life […]

Healthy UBC Initiatives: September 2014

This month, UBC’s Health, Wellbeing and Benefits team has a great line up of sessions focused on a wide variety of topics that include stress management, elder […]

Community Health News: September 2014

UBC Recreation Open House-Sept. 8-14 Join UBC Recreation for a free week of programming and open houses at all of its sport facilities. Throughout the week, there […]

Thriving Campus: Featuring Fiona Walsh

This month features Fiona Walsh from UBC’s Sauder School of Business, who was a recipient of Healthy UBC’s Healthy Workplace Initiative Program (HWIP) funding in 2014. Welcome to Thriving […]

September’s Healthy Recipes

Welcome to the new Healthy UBC Recipe Series featuring the recipes of Stephanie Dang  from the School of Food Nutrition and Health. These recipes are distributed one-per-week […]

Stress and Resiliency at Work with Dr. Joti Samra

Guest Contribution by Dr. Joti Samra One of my favourite quotes is from the renowned Dr. Sigmund Freud: “Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness”. […]



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