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A listing of public events for Wellness Education Centre occurring between Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:34 PM EDT and Thursday, January 23, 2020 12:34 PM EST.
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Take the Stress Out of IBS

October 8th, 2019 10:33 PM
Take the Stress Out of IBS

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

Learn helpful eating habits and relaxation techniques that promote better digestion
and decrease gastrointestinal discomfort, Irritible Bowel symptoms, and a stressed stomach.

This 5 part skills program
with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic
and Lindzie O'Reilly, dietitian,
meets for 60 minutes, once a week, for 5 weeks.

The special fee for U of G students is $20.

Full details are at https://www.SelfRegulationSkills.ca/programs/take-stress-out-ibs

From Friday, October 18, 2019 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT at Room 334 University Centre.

STOP Worrying

October 8th, 2019 10:33 PM
STOP Worrying

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

This 2 hour skills workshop with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic
will include brain training exercises and a variety of other techniques to decrease worrying.

The special fee for U of G students is $5.

Full details are at https://www.SelfRegulationSkills.ca/programs/stop-worrying

From Monday, October 28, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT at Room 332 University Centre.

Flip the Script- Enhanced Acknowledge Assess Act

October 3rd, 2019 12:31 PM
Flip the Script- Enhanced Acknowledge Assess Act

Flip the Script is a 2-day program (with lots of really tasty snacks!) that offers attendees ways to resist sexual violence. It flips the script of how women are socialized to act and empowers them to identify and address situations where sexual violence might occur. Full-on. 

 

Are you interested in reducing sexual violence in your community? Are you interested in personal self-defense? Are you looking for some awesome sex-ed? Are you keen to dismantle the hashtag patriarchy? If any of these things are up your alley, do we have the snacks.. oops... PROGRAM for you!

 

Anyone who identifies as a woman is welcome to attend this training that actively discusses gender-based violence. And did we mention snacks?

 

The program runs from 11am to 5:30pm on Saturday, January 11th, and Sunday, January 12th. Attending both days is required. To register, RSVP to this event. 

 

If you have any questions about the program, you are welcome to contact svinfo@uoguelph.ca. 

 

(Also, snacks. Like REALLY good ones. We know this is snack hype, but we won't disappoint.) 

 

Flip the Script is part of a research study on the effectiveness of your trainer's training. Please note participants will be invited to complete questionnaires based on their experience for which they will receive gift cards. The training will also be anonymously audio recorded.

From Saturday, January 11, 2020 11:00 AM to Sunday, January 12, 2020 5:30 PM EST at TBD.

Moodroutes

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Moodroutes

A great way to take a break and

improve your mental and physical health! 

EVERY Wednesday from 12:00pm to 12:50pm the Wellness Education & Promotion Centre invites students, staff and faculty to take a 50-minute guided walk through the arboretum to improve their mental well-being and resilience.

 

From Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM EDT at Outside J.T. Powell.

Employ Sex Toy

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Employ Sex Toy

*TIME TBA*

Come and check out a variety of sex toys! Find out [more] about sexual communication, consent, sex toys, lube, safe sex and pleasure. 

From Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT at UC 109.

Flip the Script- Enhanced Acknowledge Assess Act

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Flip the Script- Enhanced Acknowledge Assess Act

Flip the Script is a 2-day program (with lots of really tasty snacks!) that offers attendees ways to resist sexual violence. It flips the script of how women are socialized to act and empowers them to identify and address situations where sexual violence might occur. Full-on. 

 

Are you interested in reducing sexual violence in your community? Are you interested in personal self-defense? Are you looking for some awesome sex-ed? Are you keen to dismantle the hashtag patriarchy? If any of these things are up your alley, do we have the snacks.. oops... PROGRAM for you!

 

Anyone who identifies as a woman is welcome to attend this training that actively discusses gender-based violence. And did we mention snacks?

 

The program runs from 11am to 5:30pm on Saturday, September 21th, and Sunday, September 22nd. Attending both days is required. To register, RSVP to this event. 

 

If you have any questions about the program, you are welcome to contact svinfo@uoguelph.ca. 

 

(Also, snacks. Like REALLY good ones. We know this is snack hype, but we won't disappoint.) 

 

Flip the Script is part of a research study on the effectiveness of your trainer's training. Please note participants will be invited to complete questionnaires based on their experience for which they will receive gift cards. The training will also be anonymously audio recorded.

 

From Saturday, September 21, 2019 11:00 AM to Sunday, September 22, 2019 5:30 PM EDT at TBD.

The Body Project

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
The Body Project

The Body Project is a workshop that aims to promote positive body image, reduce body shaming and encourage folks to accept themselves as they are. Participants must attend both sessions. Refreshments will be provided! 

 

Sessions occur on Saturday & Sunday, September 21st and 22nd from 11:00am to 1:00pm. 

 

TO REGISTER: RSVP to this event.

 

Limited spots available. 

From Saturday, September 21, 2019 11:00 AM to Sunday, September 22, 2019 5:30 PM EDT at Wellness Education & Promotion Centre.

Student Support Resource Fair

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Student Support Resource Fair

Join the Wellness Education & Promotion Centre and other on and off-campus community partners in the University Centre on September 24th for the annual Student Support Resource Fair. 

Drop by and access lots of free mental well-being resources and other services aimed at helping students throughout their academic and personal lives.

 

 

 

 

 

From Tuesday, September 24, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT at University Centre.

Dial Down Anxiety

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Dial Down Anxiety

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.

This FREE one hour workshop for university students is provided by Kathy Somers from the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic.

Find full details at www.SelfRegulationSkills.ca/free-sessions

From Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT at Room 334 University Centre.

Moodroutes

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Moodroutes

A great way to take a break and

improve your mental and physical health! 

EVERY Wednesday from 12:00pm to 12:50pm the Wellness Education & Promotion Centre invites students, staff and faculty to take a 50-minute guided walk through the arboretum to improve their mental well-being and resilience.

 

From Wednesday, September 25, 2019 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM EDT at Outside J.T. Powell.

Consent is like TEA

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Consent is like TEA

Come join folks from the Wellness Education & Promotion Centre in the UC on September 25th for a day focused on consent! 

There will be FREE tea and consent buttons as well as an interesting and informative video! You can simply grab some resources or stay and chat! 

We encourage you to drop by and explore the opportunity to engage in a conversation about the topic of consent and its importance while also accessing tons of resources surrounding consent education and the topic of sexual violence.

 

From Wednesday, September 25, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT at University Centre.

Anxiety: Skills & Strategies

September 17th, 2019 12:53 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 Thursdays at noon for 60 minutes, once a week, for 3 weeks.

Find full details at www.SelfRegulationSkills.ca/programs/anxiety-skills-strategies

From Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT at Room 332 University Centre.

Shine (Cancelled)

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Shine

Learn how to bounce back when challenges arise. 

Learn how to be a calmer healthier you.

Learn how to SHINE

Shine is an 8-week interactive workshop that will help you learn skills to boost your overall well-being. Topics include mindfulness, gratitude, optimisim, self-compassion and effective stress management strategies. 

On-campus workshops are offered this semester! Thursdays @ 2:30pm-4:30pm Starting September 27th! 

From Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT at J.T.Powell 1146.

Cooking Class

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Cooking Class

Lindzie O'Reilly, our on-campus Dietitian, will facilitate this cooking class along with Kristina Brooks, the Naturopath from the Health and Performance Centre, and provide students with easy recipes that are student friendly (budget and time wise). This class will focus on making recipes with plant-based protein. Learn new skills and have dinner at the same time!

 

Limited spots available. Registration is now CLOSED. 

 

If you are interested in attending a future cooking class, there will be two more this semester. Please check our Gryphlife events for more details!

From Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT at MINS 214.

Plant-Based Protein Cooking Class (Cancelled)

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Plant-Based Protein Cooking Class

Join Lindize O'Rielly, the on-campus Dietitian, and Kristina Brooks, the Naturopath from HPC for a plant-based protein cooking class. 

This is a fun way to learn a new skill and eat amazing food! Come join us and learn new ways to work cooking for yourself into your student lifestyle, all for only $3!

From Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT at MINS 214.

Shine (Cancelled)

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Shine

Learn how to bounce back when challenges arise. 

Learn how to be a calmer healthier you.

Learn how to SHINE

Shine is an 8-week interactive workshop that will help you learn skills to boost your overall well-being. Topics include mindfulness, gratitude, optimisim, self-compassion and effective stress management strategies. 

On-campus workshops are offered this semester! Thursdays @ 2:30pm-4:30pm Starting September 27th! 

 

From Friday, September 27, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT at TBD.

Homecoming Bracelet Making

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Homecoming Bracelet Making

The Awareness Balance Choice team within the Wellness Education & Promotion Centre will be holding a homecoming resource table before homecoming weekend. Here they will be speaking to responsible alcohol and cannabis use as well as the importance of being an active bystander and remaining safe during this busy and social weekend. You'll have the opportunity to make a bracelet with your friends while you find out more about our on/off-campus resources. 

From Friday, September 27, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT at TBD.

Sexposé & STI-Testing

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Sexposé & STI-Testing

Looking for something fun and interesting to start your month? On Monday, September 30th the Wellness Education & Promotion Centre will be hosting their annual Sexposé in the UC Courtyard! Join us and our on and off-campus partners to learn all about our sexual health resources, sex positivity and safer sex!

 

As well, we will be providing FREE and ANONYMOUS STI Testing in the University Centre through collboration with nurses from Guelph Public Health! Spread the word and bring your friends for a day of sex-positive education, resources, trivia, raffles and more! 

(Times subject to change however date is finalized) 

 

If you're an organization that focuses on the above mentioned topics and would be interested in participating in the event please email us at wellness@uoguelph.ca for more details and information! 

From Monday, September 30, 2019 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT at University Centre.

Hydration Education

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Hydration Education

Join the Wellness Education Centre folks in the UC to learn all about healthy hydration, tips on how to hydrate without drinking water, why being hydrated is important and more. 

Drop by and grab a refreshing cup of fruit infused water and browse our many resources! 

 

From Tuesday, October 1, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT at University Centre.

Relaxation & Stress Management Skills

September 17th, 2019 12:53 PM
Relaxation & Stress Management Skills

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

This 12 session skills program with Kathy Somers of the Stress Management & High Performance Clinic meet  for 60 minutes, twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 pm, for 6 weeks.

Find full details at www.SelfRegulationSkills.ca/programs/relaxation-skills

From Tuesday, October 1, 2019 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT at Room 334 University Centre.