Wellbeing

2020 Nov 30

Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art 2020: TRANSMISSIONS

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Online

The Harvard Art Museums are proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2020 by presenting TRANSMISSIONS, a program of six new videos considering the impact of HIV and AIDS beyond the United States. The video program brings together artists working across the world, including Jorge Bordello (Mexico), Gevi Dimitrakopoulou (Greece), Las Indetectables (Chile), Lucía Egaña Rojas (Chile/Spain), Charan Singh (India/U.K.), and George Stanley Nsamba (Uganda).

The program does not intend to give a comprehensive account of the global AIDS epidemic, but it provides a platform...

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2020 Dec 04

Keeping Afloat: Strategies for Early Career Faculty

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online
The workshop is designed for early career Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) faculty. Participants will hear from experts and participate in small group discussions. Topic areas include balancing multiple pressures and roles; maintaining productivity, motivation, and physical and mental well-being; and mitigating the impact of the pandemic on the progress of early career faculty. Please consider sharing information about this panel with assistant professors in your department. Additional information about each session, including featured panelists and registration details, is... Read more about Keeping Afloat: Strategies for Early Career Faculty
2020 Dec 03

[Radcliffe] 2020 Visions

4:00pm

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Online

Too often, the story of women’s suffrage unfolds in a vacuum, seemingly unconnected from the general contours of American history. This concluding session looks back from the present, asking experts working in a variety of disciplines and organizations to briefly unfold, TED-talk style, a single “big idea” that captures the significance of the 19th Amendment for voting rights, citizenship, and democracy today. Moon Duchin RI ’19, associate professor of mathematics and director of Science, Technology, and Society, Tufts University Karin Agness Lips, founder and president, Network of...

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2020 Dec 02

Race. Dialogue. Action.

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online

How can we as individuals and as a Harvard Chan School community better address issues of interpersonal and systemic racism? Join your fellow students and colleagues for a yearlong series of capacity-building workshops focused on developing skills for race-based dialogue and learning best practices for fostering anti-racist environments.

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2020 Dec 09

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Overview for Managers

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

Harvard's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers immediate, free, confidential help for all Harvard employees and their household members. You can reach the EAP any day, at any time for personal or work-related concerns about yourself, family, friends or coworkers at 877-EAP-HARV (877-327-4278). Explore this section for specific ways in which the EAP can help. You can also visit the EAP ...

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2020 Dec 03

Mindfulness and Compassion 2.0

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

An essential component of any mindfulness practice is learning to focus on observing both internal and external experiences with a heightened sense of clarity—this prepares the heart and intellect to navigate the demands of work and personal relationships in sincere, effective, and compassionate ways. In the introductory “Mindfulness and Compassion” course, participants will have learned to use their mindfulness practice to specifically hone the lens of compassion; “Compassion 2.0” will delve further into how these practices can prepare us to lend support to ourselves and those around us...

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2021 Jan 13

Caring for Yourself, and Caring for Others, Through Mindfulness 2.0

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Online

Participants of Caring for Yourself and Caring for Others are invited back for a deeper dive into the learnings, a mindful meditation, and to discuss your questions.  This follow-up session is held within a month of the first session. Audience: All Benefits-Eligible Faculty and Staff; Prerequisite: Caring for Yourself and Caring for Others.

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2020 Dec 16

Caring for Yourself, and Caring for Others, Through Mindfulness

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

In times of great turmoil and anxiety—when so many people in our own lives, and in society at large, urgently need our help – the contemplative practices of mindfulness can seem counterintuitive.  Some wonder, is sitting here quietly, focusing on my breath, really helping anyone? But just as a warrior must put on armor, and just as doctors must put on personal protective equipment to safeguard themselves, so, too, do the practices of mindfulness prepare our hearts and minds to effectively and sustainably support those around us.

In this program, we will explore...

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2020 Dec 15

Navigating the Holidays During Covid-19

10:00am

Location: 

Online

Under normal circumstances, the holiday season can bring several mixed emotions, including anxiety, joy, stress, burnout, excitement, conflict, and/or loneliness. Saying that emotions will be magnified this year is an understatement. Covid- 19 has caused both sudden and gradual shifts in our outlook, routines, relationships, and traditions - all of which demand a new approach to the holiday season.

During this course, we will help you understand (and accept) these unique circumstances. We will discuss how to balance planning with flexibility, values with compromise, and...

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2021 Feb 27

Home Buying Webinar

Repeats every month on the 10 of April until Sat Apr 10 2021 .
10:30am to 12:00pm

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

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?

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2020 Dec 16

Home Buying Webinar

Repeats every month on the 27 of January until Wed Jan 27 2021 . Also includes Wed Mar 24 2021, Wed May 12 2021, Thu Jun 24 2021.
1:30pm to 3:00pm

1:30pm to 3:00pm
1:30pm to 3:00pm
1:30pm to 3:00pm
1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

Harvard and affiliated hospital faculty, staff, and retirees are invited to attend a free onliine webinar.

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?

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2020 Dec 16

HUECU Webinar - Playing it Safe on the Internet: Protecting your Identity and Online Security

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online

If you are reading this, you use the internet. Over the years the internet has changed how we shop, communicate and consume our news. It has affected how we manage our funds and how we manage our lives. It is an amazing tool that has changed the world. Unfortunately, it is not always safe. There are people whose full-time job is to steal your personal information, which can directly impact your financial wellness.

Thankfully, there are simple steps that we can all take to be safer on...

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2020 Nov 23

Managing Diversity: A Conversation with Roger Ferguson- President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA, and Hubert Joly, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at HBS and former CEO of Best Buy

5:30pm

Location: 

Online

The “Managing Diversity” speaker series brings together leading scholars and businesspeople in conversations on the Impact of systemic racism in business and in society, the policies and practices that have worked (and that haven’t) to ameliorate racism, and the critical ongoing leadership role that business must play.

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2020 Nov 12

TIAA-CREF Webinar - Responsible Investing: Portfolios with a Purpose

3:00pm

Location: 

Online

Make an impact with a social choice. Did you know that responsible investing (RI) enables investors to align their social and environmental principals with their financial goals? Learn the factors that make an investment socially responsible, the history of RI and ways for individuals to incorporate RI into their investment strategy.

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2020 Dec 05

Sketching and Mindfulness

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Taught by professional artist and mindfulness practitioner, Erica Beade, this two-hour online workshop will explore how sketching can be a practice for deepening mindful awareness of our surroundings, and how mindful awareness can enrich our sketching practice by helping us quiet inner voices. Using natural objects as our subject matter, we will explore ways to focus our attention, learn to see more deeply, and record our observations more carefully. Groups will be limited to 10, allowing ample time for individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.

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