Health & Wellbeing

Drop-In Mindfulness Meditation

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Mindful Human Resources – Community of Practice
Mondays 12:05- 12:30
Ongoing weekly practice beginning Sept 9, 2013
Room 221 GSAB (map here)
Drop-in, each week is an independent session, no registration required.

Please join your colleagues on Mondays to learn and practice Mindfulness Meditation.  Mindfulness Meditation is a form of mental exercise cultivating focused attention, emotional intelligence, and self-awareness that promotes mental and physical health.    Various forms of mindfulness practice will be explored. The time will be mostly spent in practice with some time for discussion.

Facilitator: Geoffrey Soloway, MEd, PhD

Geoffrey completed a PhD in the area of mindfulness and has been teaching mindfulness in formal and informal settings over the past 8 years. He completed a Yoga Teacher Training in 2003, and numerous meditation trainings and silent retreats since.

For more information please contact: geoffrey.soloway@ubc.ca

Brainstorming Session for Faculty for the 2013 Thrive Week

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Faculty at the Vancouver campus are invited to a faculty-focused brainstorming session on Thrive Week, called Thriving Faculty.

This brainstorming session will focus on developing:

  • New opportunities for faculty participation in Thrive Week within the context of classrooms, departments and labs.
  • Principles, guidelines, activities and instructional strategies that would support and exemplify Thriving Faculty.

Session Details:

Date: Thursday, June 6
Time: 11:30-1:00pm
Location:  Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
Lunch will be served
RSVP Requested by June 4 to geoffrey.soloway@ubc.ca

Giant Colon Tour: Feb. 5, 2013

Giant Colon Tour: Feb. 5, 2013

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On Feb. 5, join Risk Management Services for the Giant Colon Tour. Explore this multimedia exhibition, featuring a giant, inflatable replica of the human colon and learn how you can help prevent colorectal cancer.

Date: Feb. 5, 2013
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Life Sciences Centre [map]
Information: http://riskmanagement.ubc.ca/news/giant-colon-tour-comes-ubc