healthy & well
Wellness Seminar Replay:
This presentation takes a closer look at loneliness and what we can do to de-stigmatize and alleviate it – for ourselves and others. One way is to build community - check out our list of ways to make new connections at the lab.
Ergo Angle: What do you do to recharge?
The EHS Ergonomics Team asked employees what they do to recharge and what can prevent us from taking time to recharge. Check out the survey summary slides for common hurdles to taking breaks and some creative suggestions to get to you started. Find inspiration to recharge and track your progress daily with this handy checklist.
If you haven't already done so, be sure to check out the new Benefits website for an easy way to see and review all of our benefit information. Also be sure to check out the Employee Discount page - chocolate anyone?
One Minute for Wellness Slides
“Serious” Leaders Need Self-Care, Too - This article from the Harvard Business Review makes the case for why self-care is essential for everyone at work.
Meditation of the month:
Get started with a meditation practice using one of the many great available apps - we even get a few of them free! Check out list and more great mindfulness practices on our Mindfulness page.
Practice of the month:
We could all probably be a little kinder to ourselves - try this practice of writing yourself a letter full of self-compassion. It’s a great way to shift your inner dialogue from harsh to kind.
Podcast of the Month:
Ten Percent Happier - Karamo: How to Actually Do Self-Love
It might sound a little cliched, but there’s science to back up the practice of self compassion. Dan Harris brings his traditional skepticism and humor to the topic in this interview.