Everyone experiences stressful days at work, but how we respond to stress makes a significant difference in work performance, the quality of our interactions, and how we feel both physically and mentally. Participants in the introductory “Mindfulness and Stress” course will have learned to recognize the early signs of stress as well as the sources of stress and how regular mindfulness practice can enable them to respond to stressful situations in a calm, clear, and thoughtful manner. In Mindfulness and Stress 2.0, the instructor will offer insights and refinements around...
Eating can feel like either a chore or a bore these days. There are so many conflicting diet messages, mixed up with fancy cooking shows, and constant food marketing. Wouldn't it be great to just relax and enjoy food instead of constantly struggling with it? You can learn to trust yourself around food and feel good about your eating. Join HUHS nutritionist Michelle Gallant for a discussion on a kinder,...
The Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE) presents the latest installment of the recently revived Green Conversations series, bringing thought leaders from the worlds of science, government, business, media, and non-profit organizations into conversation with Harvard faculty.
Community connectedness has a role to play in reducing the stigma associated with suicide and mental illness – a stigma which inhibits people from discussing their feelings and challenges. This connectedness is especially important during tough times like the COVID-19 pandemic, when individuals are isolated and under extraordinary stress. Break the silence and initiate conversation at an upcoming workshop on suicide prevention and mental health and wellness. You will leave the workshop with the skills and knowledge to better understand the specific challenges facing a variety of groups,...
Repeats every month on the 25 of September until Wed Sep 25 2019 . Also includes Wed Oct 23 2019, Wed Nov 13 2019, Wed Nov 20 2019, Wed Dec 04 2019, Wed Jan 15 2020, Wed Jan 22 2020, Wed Feb 12 2020, Wed Mar 11 2020, Wed Mar 25 2020, Wed Apr 29 2020, Wed May 06 2020, Wed May 20 2020, Thu Jun 04 2020, Wed Jun 24 2020, Wed Jul 08 2020, Wed Aug 05 2020, Wed Aug 19 2020, Wed Sep 02 2020, Wed Sep 23 2020, Wed Oct 07 2020, Wed Oct 21 2020, Wed Nov 04 2020, Wed Dec 02 2020, Tue Jan 12 2021, Wed Feb 10 2021, Thu Mar 11 2021, Wed Apr 14 2021, Thu May 06 2021, Wed Jun 02 2021.
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free onliine webinar sponsored by the Harvard Real Estate Program.
Buying a primary residence - Topics include:
How much can I really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?
How does the process, from offer to acceptance to closing, work?
Bringing mindful attention to our skills as parents increases our capacity to form strong bonds with all the members of our family. This is because the practice of mindfulness cultivates the conditions of openness and receptivity in which communication and emotional connection to naturally flourish. In this free workshop, we will learn about becoming more mindful people as well as more mindful parents, able to navigate the inevitable waves of joy and frustration that accompany every parent’s experience with a greater sense of ease. This course will have sessions in different age...
As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.
No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.
Repeats every month on the 13 of October until Tue Oct 13 2020 . Also includes Tue Nov 17 2020, Tue Dec 08 2020, Tue Jan 19 2021, Tue Feb 02 2021, Tue Mar 16 2021, Wed Apr 28 2021, Tue May 18 2021, Tue Jun 15 2021.
12:00pm to 1:00pm
This first of a free two-part webinar will discuss home financing, mortgage products and services. This option covers the same material in our 90 minute webinars. Sponsored by Harvard Real Estate Program.