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A listing of public events for University of Guelph occurring between Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:36 PM EST and Thursday, April 29, 2021 8:36 PM EDT.
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Bachelor/ette Consent Trivia

3 hours 1 min ago
Bachelor/ette Consent Trivia

Want to test your knowledge around all things consent, sexual wellness and the Bachelor/ette? Join Peers from the Wellness Education and Promotion Centre for an exciting trivia time. Remember to RSVP and invite a friend! 

From Saturday, January 30, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST at Online.

State of the Virus

8 hours 2 min ago
State of the Virus

We know that there’s is a lot to unpack related to COVID-19.

Join Dr. Papadopoulos, coordinator of UofG’s Master of Public Health Program, as he provides an update on what risks still exist and what hope there is in moving beyond our current state of affairs.

Have questions? Come get answers!  

From Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST at Online.

How to Support a Friend - Open Call for All Students

January 18th, 2021 2:38 PM
How to Support a Friend - Open Call for All Students

Open Call Training for all university students during Consent Week organized by the Wellness Education and Promotion Centre. Students will have an opportunity to develop their skills on responding to disclosures of sexual violence and supporting survivors. 

Register and attend for the chance to win 1 of 8 $25 gift cards to your choice of Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon or Uber Eats.  

From Tuesday, January 26, 2021 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST at Zoom.

Dial Down Academic Stress & Anxiety

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Dial Down Academic Stress & Anxiety

Feeling anxious and it's hard to unwind?  

 

Learn about the most common anxiety escalators (including a couple of surprising ones), along with practical, proven tips and strategies that you can use to decrease stress and anxiety this semester.  

Begin drafting your personal Anxiety Action Plan for 2021.

This FREE workshop with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic is provided ON-LINE!

E-mail  ksomers@uoguelph.ca  for the link to this workshop.

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/free-sessions/

From Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST at Online.

Relaxation & Stress Management Skills

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Relaxation & Stress Management Skills

Learn to relax tight muscles, calm anxiety, settle a busy brain,
cope effectively, and have more energy!

This 12-part skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic meets ON-LINE for 60 minutes, twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday, for 6 weeks.  This program is highly recommended for strong skills development.  There are no classes during Break Week.

Your link will be e-mailed to you upon registration in the program.

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/programs/relaxation-skills/

From Tuesday, January 26, 2021 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST at Online.

Anxiety: Skills & Strategies

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Anxiety: Skills & Strategies

Learn powerful strategies, new tips, and information on how to respond and calm down the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety.  

A variety of long and short self-calming strategies are introduced, along with behaviours that can help prevent escalation of anxiety.

This three-part skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic meets ON-LINE for 60 minutes, once a week, for 3 weeks.

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/programs/anxiety-skills-strategies/

From Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST at Online.

Better Sleep Program

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Better Sleep Program

Learn how to decrease insomnia, fall asleep (or back to sleep) more easily, and get more energy from sleep using proven, drug-free strategies.  

This five session skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic is an ON-LINE, on demand program with lifetime access to the lessons.

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/programs/better-sleep/

From Friday, January 29, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST at Online.

Coping with Increased Hours On-Line

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Coping with Increased Hours On-Line

Tech neck?   Screen fatigue?   Lost in the rabbit hole of social media?  

If you are spending more time on-line than you were a year ago, learn how you rank on the 7 risk factors for an unhealthy relationship with your computer/devices.

This FREE one-hour ON-LINE workshop with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic will include strategies for decreasing Zoom fatigue (increasing energy and engagement), improving posture and on-line work style, and protecting your eyes from strain.

E-mail  ksomers@uoguelph.ca  for the link to this workshop.

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/healthy-computing-tips/

From Tuesday, February 2, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST at Online.

Stress Eating

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Stress Eating Is going to the fridge your # 1 stress management strategy?

Learn more about how stress drives us to emotional eating, and ways to start addressing it. 
This 2 hour ON-LINE workshop with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic will include tips on decreasing emotional eating, biofeedback, and four emotional calming strategies.

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/programs/stress-eating/

From Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST at Online.

Stress Less for Tests

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Stress Less for Tests

Learn practical skills to decrease test anxiety 

and enhance energy & performance during exam periods.  

This 3 hour program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic is an ON-LINE, on demand program with lifetime access to the lessons.  You can begin today!

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/programs/stress-less-for-tests/

From Monday, March 1, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST at Online.

Stop Worrying!

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Stop Worrying!

Learn to curb the worry habit... and how to avoid the 5 key pitfalls that perpetuate worrying.

This two hour skills workshop meets ON-LINE with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic and includes brain training exercises and a variety of other techniques to decrease worrying.

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/programs/stop-worrying/

From Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST at Online.

Take the Stress Out of IBS

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Take the Stress Out of IBS

Tackle the two greatest triggers of IBS symptoms....   diet and stress.

Learn strategies that decrease symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), or a stressed stomach.

This five-part skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic and Lindzie O'Reilly, dietitian, 
meets ON-LINE for an hour on Wednesday evenings, once a week for 5 weeks.

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/programs/take-stress-out-ibs/

From Wednesday, March 3, 2021 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST at Online.

Anxiety: Skills & Strategies

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Anxiety: Skills & Strategies

Learn powerful strategies, new tips, and information on how to respond and calm down the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety.  

A variety of long and short self-calming strategies are introduced, along with behaviours that can help prevent escalation of anxiety.

This three-part skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic meets ON-LINE for 60 minutes, once a week, for 3 weeks.

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/programs/anxiety-skills-strategies/

From Monday, March 8, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST at Online.

Decreasing Headaches

January 15th, 2021 8:34 PM
Decreasing Headaches

More than 3 or 4 headaches a month are too many! 

Learn drug-free strategies to decrease tension and migraine headaches, and headache pain.

This four-part skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic meets ON-LINE for 90 minutes, once a week, for 4 weeks.

Find full details at https://selfregulationskills.ca/programs/decreasing-headaches/

From Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST at Online.

Saturday Night Wellness Ed Event - Space Jam!

January 15th, 2021 12:36 PM
Saturday Night Wellness Ed Event - Space Jam!

Join our Peer Wellness Educators on Saturday night at 7pm to meet some new people, chat about our favourite childhood movies, and watch (rewatch?!) Space Jam together. Anyone who is in need of a temporary Netflix account to watch (it's currently available on Netflix Canada), please email Jean at thompsja@uguelph.ca before the event. 

This is a lowkey way to meet some new people and spend your Saturday night, in!

 

From Saturday, January 16, 2021 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST at Online.

LivingWorks START — Online Suicide Prevention Training — Bell Let's Talk Day Mental Health Training

January 13th, 2021 11:35 AM
LivingWorks START — Online Suicide Prevention Training — Bell Let's Talk Day Mental Health Training

LivingWorks Start is a groundbreaking new way to learn suicide prevention skills. In an hour or two online, the program teaches trainees to recognize when someone is thinking about suicide and connect them to help and support. When you sign up for LivingWorks Start training, you'll learn a powerful four-step model to keep someone safe from suicide, and you'll have a chance to practice it with impactful simulations. Safety resources and support are available throughout the program. 

The University of Guelph community is welcome to take part in this online, independent training. Those who register will be required to attend a brief meeting online prior to the training, or watch a brief online video, before being provided access to the independent session. 

RSVP here in GryphLife and you will be invited to a meeting on January 28th at 8:30am to start things off! Watch that session at any point throughout the day and you will then receive access to the Start online module. The debrief meeting will be scheduled online for 7 pm. 

Questions? Email mentalhealth.training@uoguelph.ca 

https://youtu.be/R_CV-VIrXpg

 

From Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:30 AM to 8:45 AM EST at Online.

Beyond the Books — Bell Let's Talk Day Mental Health Training

January 13th, 2021 11:35 AM
Beyond the Books — Bell Let's Talk Day Mental Health Training

Beyond the Books is a face to face session that will first provide participants with general information on the prevalence of mental challenges and illness. It will then help participants to identify signs of troubling behaviour and give them skills to engage in a preliminary discussion to determine if referral to a professional is necessary.

 

Participants will also learn how and where to refer appropriately in a compassionate and effective manner. This session is designed for individuals who do not have ongoing relationships with individuals but whose roles are such that they may have one-off, in-depth conversations. Instructors are qualified from the Wellness Education Centre.

 

RSVP here in GryphLife and you will be invited to a meeting on January 28th between 10 – 11:30 AM.

 

Questions? Email mentalhealth.training@uoguelph.ca

From Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST at Online.

SHINE for Landscape Architecture Students

January 8th, 2021 3:34 AM
SHINE for Landscape Architecture Students

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL AND SHINE!

Learn how to bounce back when challenges arise.

Learn how to be a calmer, healthier you.

Learn how to SHINE!

 

Facilitated by Student Wellness Services staff is a 7-session interactive workshop that will help you learn skills to boost your overall well-being. This session is for first-year Landscape Architecture students so that they can be surrounded by a group of their peers who understand what they are going through!

 

Topics include:

  • Mindfulness
  • Gratitude
  • Optimism
  • Self-Compassion
  • Effective Stress Management Strategies

From Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST at Online.

SHINE for Commerce Students

January 8th, 2021 3:34 AM
SHINE for Commerce Students

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL AND SHINE!

Learn how to bounce back when challenges arise.

Learn how to be a calmer, healthier you.

Learn how to SHINE!

 

Facilitated by Student Wellness Services staff is a 7-session interactive workshop that will help you learn skills to boost your overall well-being. This session is for first-year Commerce students so that they can be surrounded by a group of their peers who understand what they are going through!

 

Topics include:

  • Mindfulness
  • Gratitude
  • Optimism
  • Self-Compassion
  • Effective Stress Management Strategies

From Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST at Online.

SHINE for Aggies Students

January 8th, 2021 3:34 AM
SHINE for Aggies Students

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL AND SHINE!

Learn how to bounce back when challenges arise.

Learn how to be a calmer, healthier you.

Learn how to SHINE!

 

Facilitated by Student Wellness Services staff is a 7-session interactive workshop that will help you learn skills to boost your overall well-being. This session is for first-year Aggies students so that they can be surrounded by a group of their peers who understand what they are going through!

 

Topics include:

  • Mindfulness
  • Gratitude
  • Optimism
  • Self-Compassion
  • Effective Stress Management Strategies

From Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST at Online.