Wellbeing

  • 2022 Oct 06

    Introduction to Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Supports Well-Being and Performance

    3:15pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals and groups who regularly employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work can monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices that will teach them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives. This workshop will...

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  • 2022 Oct 07

    Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Dec 16 2022 .
    12:00pm to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    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.

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  • 2022 Oct 10

    Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 19 2022 .
    9:00am to 9:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    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.

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  • 2022 Oct 11

    Farmers Market at Harvard

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 25 2022 except Tue Aug 30 2022.
    11:30am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Plaza at the Science Center, Cambridge

    Join us at the market every Tuesday from 11:30am-5:30pm (*no Market on 8/30), and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food! Learn more!

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    The Market was founded in 2005, and operates on The Plaza outside Harvard’s Science Center (near...

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  • 2022 Oct 11

    Building Anti-Racist Skills Through Mindful Listening (2 week course)

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 18 2022 .
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This two-part course will teach participants to use the skills of mindful listening as a foundation for more productive conversations around race and social justice. The presenters will guide the participants through different scenarios in large and small group settings, demonstrating how “everyday” listening differs from mindful listening, so that participants understand how and when mindful listening should be chosen as the right conversational tool. Through practice, participants will gain confidence in using the mode of mindful listening to formulate responses that promote trust;...

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  • 2022 Oct 13

    Managing Daily Stresses: A Mindful Approach to Work

    3:15pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Prerequisites: Either you have attended an “Introduction to Mindfulness” workshop at Harvard; you have completed “The Basics” course on the Ten Percent Happier app (available for free to all benefits-eligible faculty and staff); or you have a well-established personal mindfulness practice. For more info about these prerequisites, visit: hr.harvard.edu/mindfulness.

    Everyone experiences stressful days at work, but how we respond to stress makes a significant difference in work...

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  • 2022 Oct 14

    Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

    12:00pm to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    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.

    ...

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  • 2022 Oct 17

    Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

    9:00am to 9:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    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.

    ...

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  • 2022 Oct 18

    Farmers Market at Harvard

    11:30am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Plaza at the Science Center, Cambridge

    Join us at the market every Tuesday from 11:30am-5:30pm (*no Market on 8/30), and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food! Learn more!

    SIGN UP HERE TO RECEIVE THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER. 

    The Market was founded in 2005, and operates on The Plaza outside Harvard’s Science Center (near...

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  • 2022 Oct 18

    Building Anti-Racist Skills Through Mindful Listening (2 week course)

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This two-part course will teach participants to use the skills of mindful listening as a foundation for more productive conversations around race and social justice. The presenters will guide the participants through different scenarios in large and small group settings, demonstrating how “everyday” listening differs from mindful listening, so that participants understand how and when mindful listening should be chosen as the right conversational tool. Through practice, participants will gain confidence in using the mode of mindful listening to formulate responses that promote trust;...

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