UFlourish, October 24 - November 4, 2022
Support your well-being through online and in-person workshops, events and activities. De-stress, make new connections and build positive coping skills.
How diet influences mental health and resilience
Wednesday, October 26, 9-10 a.m.
Online | Event open to all
Improve mental health and resilience by understanding how nutrients impact our brains. With Dr. Bonnie J. Kaplan, PhD, professor emeritus, Cumming School of Medicine.
Oct. 24, 3-5 p.m. | Drop-in event
Come to cozy up by a fire, listen to Indigenous stories, make new friends, or roast marshmallows to your heart's content.
Open to UCalgary students, staff, and faculty.
I am not my gremlin: Separating you from your inner critic
Talk and workshop series
Online | Sessions open to all
Learn skills in how to cope with your inner critic. With registered psychologist Dr. Easter Yassa, PhD. Register for Dr. Yassa's talk, workshop or both.
Nutrition for flourishing
Oct. 31, 10-11 a.m. | Online
Learn simple strategies to plan and prep meals and snacks that support well-being, physical health and mental health. With registered dietitian Andrea Holwegner, RD.
Open to all UCalgary students, staff, and faculty.
Move your body at UFlourish
All students, staff and faculty have access to these complimentary classes during UFlourish.
Introduction to pickleball
Pickle Ball is the fastest growing sport in North America. Come learn how to play this family fun game!
Introduction to racquetball
Always wanted to try the game of Racquetball? Here is a great opportunity to learn how to hold the racquet, the basic rules, and game play.
Culture and inclusivity at UFlourish
Get crafty at UFlourish
These drop-in guided activity sessions are open to all UCalgary students, faculty and staff.
Mental health trainings and workshops for UCalgary students
Mindfulness practice group
Drop in to a lunchtime mindfulness session. The topic is Mindful Acceptance.
Healthy thinking workshop
Learn how to identify, control, and change unhelpful thinking patterns in this 50-minute virtual workshop.
Boosting your self-compassion workshop
Explore the benefits of self-compassion and strategies to increase kindness to yourself and others.
Community helpers training*
Learn skills for supporting others who are experiencing a problem or are in distress.
*Also open to faculty and staff
Finding emotional balance
Develop skills to effectively navigate emotions, so that you are more likely to reach your goals. This is a four-part 90 minute workshop.
21 things you may not know about the Indian Act
Join in on an interactive workshop to discuss the Indian Act, informed by Bob Joseph's book, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality.
Health and well-being in the workplace
This workshop is designed to equip participants with resources and strategies to improve heath and wellbeing in the workplace.
Oct. 28, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Encouraging family to engage with EFAP
Join our LifeWorks Employee and Family Assistance program (EFAP) partners to talk about engaging and navigating family members and ourselves in the services' many offerings.
Oct. 31, 1-2 p.m.
Flourishing tips from the UCalgary community
We asked our community how they flourish during the academic year. Check out their tips.
Wellness Series Webinars
From self-care and crisis response, to resilience, emotional wellness, and mindfulness. Watch past webinars from the Campus Mental Health Strategy.
Program an event for UFlourish 2023
Interested in hosting or programming an event this fall? Send us an e-mail and our organizers will help get you oriented.