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Mandala Colouring Sheet
Practice mindfulness by colouring this mandala pdf. Mandala, meaning "sacred circle" in Sanskrit, is a circular art form often containing geometric and repeating Similar to meditation, it focuses your attention on the present moment and away from worries and stress.
Practicing self-care means taking the time to participate in activities that bring you
enjoyment or a sense of calm and peacefulness. Activities can include things you do
on a day-to-day basis or new activities. Find activity ideas in this printable resource.
Give yourself or someone you care about a boost of positive energy by building a kindness box. Or use the message prompts for journaling.
Mental health trainings, workshops and events for our UCalgary community
Gratitude in the Workplace
Expressing and receiving gratitude at work, directly and indirectly, contributes to a culture of cooperative, motivated, and effective employees who give back and feel supported, appreciated, and recognized. By attending, participants will gain awareness on research-based strategies to improve the well-being of employees and the culture or organizations.
January 24, 3pm
Suicide Prevention Training
LivingWorks Start Online Suicide Prevention Training is a self-guided, asynchronous training program that can be completed from your laptop, tablet, or phone in approximately 60-90 minutes. Participants who complete training will receive a certificate from LivingWorks Education.
Research shows that practicing self-compassion is a powerful tool for motivation and is strongly related to psychological well-being, including increased life satisfaction and resilience and decreased anxiety and depression.
January 27, 11am
Mental health trainings and workshops for UCalgary students
Healthy Thinking Workshop
Having trouble with difficult or negative thoughts? Learn strategies to manage negative thoughts, emotions and mood in this 50-minute workshop.
Motivation and Procrastination Workshop
Is your motivation low? Are you struggling to get started on work? Learn practical strategies to increase motivation and reduce procrastination in this 50-minute workshop.
Happiness Basics Group
Start your new year off empowered with the tools to live a happier life. Discover a few skills and find what works best for you in this 4-week group program.
Safer Substance Use: Harm Reduction 101
Learn strategies for reducing harms related to substance use, recognizing and responding to an overdose, and more.
Discover Your Self Care Workshop
Learn how planning can enhance your well-being. You’ll get an individual wellness assessment and your own wellness plan in this 50-minute workshop.
Student Mental Health Training
A mental health literacy and anti-stigma training. Participants who complete the training receive a certificate from the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
Stress Management Workshop
Is your daily stress feeling overwhelming? Learn strategies to develop a stress-positive mindset and explore healthy coping skills in this 50-minute workshop.
The Mental Health Impact of the Pandemic: The Added Layers for Student Athletes
Join Bell Let’s Talk and Jhanelle Peters, Registered Psychotherapist & Mental Health Clinician for the Toronto Raptors, for an engaging one-hour webinar focusing on student athlete mental health.
Think Big: Let’s Talk About Intimate Partner Violence
Join our experts to learn what research says about intimate partner violence in teens and adults and how to respond and prevent it.
Free to register with a Calgary Public Library card. Presented in partnership with the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the Mathison Centre for Mental Health.
The Working Mind Employee
For UCalgary faculty and staff
Increase awareness of mental health, reduce the stigma of mental illnesses, and gain resources to maintain positive mental health and increase resiliency. Learn how to create a supportive environment, strengthen the organizational culture, and contribute to a healthy workplace.
Achieving Mindfulness Through Dramatic Research Approaches
With Dr. Charru Sharma, Ph.D., Fulbright Visiting Faculty at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania from the University of Delhi, India. Hosted by the Graduate School Association (GSA).
January 27, 5-6:30pm
Graphics to get the conversation started
Help us spread messages of support to those of our UCalgary community who live with a mental illness by normalizing the mental health discourse. Post a question you want to ask on your social media or use it to inform a conversation with a peer.
Elders' Teaching Series: Dr. Bastien, PhD, Associate Professor Emerita of Social Work
Join ii’ taa’poh’to’p, UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy, to hear traditional knowledge, worldview, and language, and approaches to healing with respect to cultural wellbeing, intergenerational trauma, and Indigenous ways of knowing, doing, connecting, and being.
Thursday, January 27, 12:00 - 1:30pm
Intersectional Approaches to Understanding Mental Health
This webinar with University of British Columbia Workplace Wellbeing team creates space to talk about the impacts and experiences of intersecting identities as they relate to mental health.
Tuesday, February 1, 3:00 - 4:00pm