Debunking the Diet Series with Dr. Thara Vayali (Location: Point Grey)
Part 1: The Toxin Myth – Mar. 7, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
The terms “toxin” and “detox” are commonly used in natural health and wellbeing lingo. Find out what the terminology really means, and understand your body’s actual detoxification mechanisms. Learn what to look for in a safe “detox” plan and leave with three valid and useful diet and lifestyle changes that help you step into a cleaner, clearer new year.
Part 2: Salt, Sugar, Fat – Mar. 22, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Part 3: Nutrition vs. Nourishment – Apr. 5, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
For more information, and to register, click on the links for the session or sessions you’re interested in attending.
Living Well with Stress – Mar. 8, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Location: Point Grey)
Workplace stress can be triggered by many sources: heavy workloads with tight timelines, layoffs or restructurings, or difficult co-workers. When combined with our pressures and responsibilities outside of work, it is no wonder that many of us experience high levels of stress in daily routines. Left unaddressed, stress can lead to absenteeism and has the potential to turn into a major mental or physical health concern. This session will teach you how to effectively manage stress for optimal health, wellbeing and workplace productivity. For more information and to register, click here.
Mental Health First Aid Training – Mar. 9 & 23, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (Location: Point Grey)
Mental Health First Aid, a two-day in-person workshop, aims to improve mental health literacy by providing participants with the skills and knowledge to help people better manage potential or developing mental health problems in themselves, a family member, a friend or a colleague. Learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, be able to provide initial support to a person who may be developing a mental health problem or is experiencing a crisis, and be prepared to guide a person towards professional help. For more information and to register, click here.
Understanding Your Travel Benefits – Mar. 15, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Location: Point Grey & Okanagan)
Planning a vacation in Canada or abroad? This information session will be useful for anyone wanting to know more about UBC’s travel benefits and how to be prepared in a medical emergency. Join UBC Benefits Specialist Stephanie Mah for a one-hour session to deepen your understanding of your travel benefits and ensure that your well-earned vacation is as stress-free as possible.
Building Bridges: Collaborations at Work – Mar. 14, 1:15pm – 2:15pm (Location: Robson Square)
Working with others is a requirement in the workplace, and when collaborations successfully occur, many feel positive, productive and willing to face challenges. This session will teach you the key elements of teamwork and provide an opportunity to practice collaboration-building techniques. For more information and to register, click here.
Welcoming Change in Your Life – Mar. 16, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Location: Point Grey)
Change is a natural part of life. You may be aware that a change is imminent but are uncertain about what it will involve and how it will affect your life. Join us for a session that will address the emotional reactions involved with change and help you learn the coping skills to manage change more effectively. Participants will understand the different types of change, develop management strategies and learn to view change in a more positive manner. For more information and to register, click here.
Creating Balance in Your Life – Mar. 29, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Location: Point Grey)
In today’s environment of competing demands, relentless commitments and constantly feeling short of time, balance often does not come easily or naturally. Join us for a session to help you explore how your current choices impact work-life satisfaction and to develop strategies to achieve greater balance in your life by identifying your priorities and things you may not be able to control. For more information and to register, click here.
Ergo Your Office Tutorial – Mar. 29, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Location: Point Grey)
Optimize your computer work environment to improve comfort and reduce the risk of injury. This one-hour tutorial combines a presentation and a practical session, giving you hands-on experience in adjusting typical office equipment. By the end of the tutorial you will know how to set up your chair, keyboard/mouse and monitor to promote neutral working postures. For more information and to register, click here.
Coming up soon …
Debt Freedom – Financial Workshop