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Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week 2022: Effective Mentoring

Online

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (CIMER: Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will soon be or are […]

Free

Benefits of Plant-Based Cuisine

Online

There are numerous benefits when it comes to adopting more plant-based foods into your diet. Research shows this can help to lower cholesterol, manage diabetes, as well as improve cognitive function, just to name a few. If you haven’t already, make adding more plant-based foods into your diet a goal for 2022! Join us for this […]

Free

Carolina Mental Health Update

Online

Please join us for a few hours during the first reading day of exams: Thursday, April 28 from noon - 1:30 pm for a mental health update. During the conversation, we will Revisit themes from the fall semester mental health summitExamine efforts that have been made toward campus mental health including the spring mental health seminar seriesConsider […]

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Culture of Health Yoga

Online

Take time to relax and rejuvenate with gentle yoga. Find strength, balance, flexibility, and an overall feeling of energetic renewal. Participants can enjoy a free virtual gentle yoga sessions two times a week. Mondays, 12-12:30 p.m. ongoingMondays & Wednesdays, 5:15-6:00 p.m. starting February 2. Equipment Needed: yoga mat and comfortable clothing The sessions are led by […]

Free
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Trans-talk Tuesday

Online

Trans Talk Tuesday is a year-round peer support/discussion group for people who identify as transgender, gender non-conforming, or who are questioning their gender. Trans Talk Tuesday meets on first and third Tuesdays. Check out the event website to fill out the interest form!

Free

Mental Health Awareness

Online

This is an event for UNC employees, faculty, and staff only! At one time or another, everyone experiences symptoms of mental illness. Too frequently the response to such symptoms in the workplace is confusion, fear, judgment, avoidance and outright rejection. This leads to a worsening of symptoms and a deterioration of performance. This training is […]

Free
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Culture of Health Yoga

Online

Take time to relax and rejuvenate with gentle yoga. Find strength, balance, flexibility, and an overall feeling of energetic renewal. Participants can enjoy a free virtual gentle yoga sessions two times a week. Mondays, 12-12:30 p.m. ongoingMondays & Wednesdays, 5:15-6:00 p.m. starting February 2. Equipment Needed: yoga mat and comfortable clothing The sessions are led by […]

Free

Using Guided Imagery for Wellness and Stress Reduction

Online

Guided imagery helps people mentally focus on pleasant images that encourage feelings of relaxation, utilizing the connection between body and mind. A person can call on mental images to improve emotional health. This workshop looks at how guided imagery can help with stress and mental well-being. It also includes a pair of guided imagery experiences. […]

Free

Mindfulness: Being Present in Your Work and Life

Online

The idea of mindfulness or being mindful is complete engagement in the present moment. It is a state where you are not thinking, reflecting, judging or deciding, but are instead simply experiencing the things currently in your available experience. In many ways people are largely unaware of our present moment, and often operate on “auto-pilot” […]

Free

A Time for Healing; Renew, Replenish, Restore

New Hope Camp & Conference Center 4805 NC-86, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Life as we have known it has been and continues to be full of uncertainties and stress-inducing challenges resulting in a general disruption in our daily lives. To have the resiliency to both cope with and recover from these difficulties that, to some extent, have been out of our control, it will be helpful to […]

$99

Resiliency: Bouncing Back After a Setback

Online

Certain individuals appear to succeed against all odds. Despite severe hardships such as living through war, witnessing the death of a loved one, having a chronic illness, being a victim of abuse or dealing with unemployment, certain people not only adapt but actually thrive. These people possess a quality known as “resilience.” This workshop will […]

Free

Laughter, Humor, and Play to Reduce Stress

Online

Professional comedians shouldn’t be the only people to use smiling, laughter, humor and play as part of their daily routine. These skills are valuable for everyone. A good smile has long been a key tool for anyone who needs to influence others. Laughter is now shown to improve our pain tolerance. Humor and play can […]

Free

Emotional Intelligence

Online

Implementing discipline over our emotional life is difficult and requires lifelong practice. Being able to choose to act or respond in a particular manner is preferable to re-acting on a consistent basis, yet it is difficult. Enhancing emotional intelligence improves our ability to master our emotional functioning.High emotional intelligence can improve our communications with all […]

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