Repeats every month on the 26 of February until Wed Feb 26 2020 . Also includes Thu Mar 26 2020, Tue Apr 14 2020, Thu May 21 2020.
12:00pm to 1:00pm
114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA
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.
The conversations we engage in daily can become automatic, pressured, and careless. With the right mindset, however, even ordinary interactions can become rich territory for effectively expressing our deepest values. This program demonstrates how conversation provides an opportunity to...
Full time benefits eligible employees and postdocs paid directly by Harvard who commute by bicycle to work are eligible to participate. Benefit users must be employed through January 31st, 2020 to receive the benefit.
Reimbursement is up to $30/month at a maximum of $360/year for the costs associated with bicycle purchase, improvement, repair, or storage. For any month that you receive the transit benefit, or if you have a yearly daytime parking pass, you are ineligible for the Bicycle Benefit.
To feel occasional anxiety is a natural human experience, but for many anxiety can become a source of ongoing distress, capable of interfering with everyday life. Many of our efforts to avoid anxiety may involve distracting ourselves from it, or pushing it away, but this provides only temporary relief. Mindfulness, on the other hand, offers a pathway to meet the experience of anxiety, and in doing so, restore valued activity, rather than allowing ourselves to be dominated by fear and avoidance. This free workshop will introduce the use of mindfulness as a way to understand and respond to...
Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Other aspects including, how to assess your manager’s attitude about workplace flexibility; the timing of conversations with your manager; when and how to avoid getting into the personal considerations behind the proposal; and how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period will also be reviewed. Issues of trust, brave conversations, transparency, and fairness will be discussed. Bring your lunch if you’d like, to these...
Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.
Audience: Benefit eligible managers grade 56 and above
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Jul 07 2020 except Tue Jan 14 2020, Tue Jan 28 2020, Tue Feb 11 2020, Tue Feb 25 2020, Tue Mar 10 2020, Tue Mar 24 2020, Tue Mar 31 2020, Tue Apr 14 2020, Tue Apr 28 2020, Tue May 12 2020, Tue May 26 2020, Tue Jun 09 2020, Tue Jun 23 2020, Tue Jun 30 2020.