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2018 May 09

10% Happier (Three Week Course)

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

This multi-session course will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about mindfulness and build their own personal practices using a combination of live and app-based supports.

The app is 10% Happier, a best-in-class program hosted by best-selling author, ABC news personality, and self-described “fidgety skeptic” Dan Harris, alongside Joseph Goldstein, one of the most renowned meditation teachers in the world. Live instruction is provided by teachers from Harvard Pilgrim’s Mind the Moment mindfulness program, which has been training individuals to incorporate...

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2018 May 15

Exploring the Practice of Mindfulness (Six Week Course)

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

This multi-week course offers close study in a variety of mindfulness-based topics, including basic practices like the body scan and sitting meditation, as well as walking meditation, gentle stretching, and mindful communication. The physiology of the stress response is examined, especially in relation to the ways mindfulness practice enables individuals to become aware of and mediate their reactions to stressful situations. By the time the course ends, participants will feel prepared to practically integrate a variety of mindfulness practices into their daily lives, thanks to both in-...

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2018 May 09

Mindfulness and Compassion

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Compassion is sometime described as the state of “suffering together”; but what does it mean to suffer productively, without becoming overwhelmed or burnt out in the face of the needs of others…and ourselves? Mindfulness practice is focused on observing internal and external experience with a heightened sense of clarity, and is an essential element in preparing the heart and intellect to navigate the demands of compassion in sincere and effective ways. In this workshop we will explore compassion as it is regarded in the mindfulness tradition, as a “quivering of the heart in the face of...

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2018 Mar 01

Mindfulness and Compassion

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Compassion is sometime described as the state of “suffering together”; but what does it mean to suffer productively, without becoming overwhelmed or burnt out in the face of the needs of others…and ourselves? Mindfulness practice is focused on observing internal and external experience with a heightened sense of clarity, and is an essential element in preparing the heart and intellect to navigate the demands of compassion in sincere and effective ways. In this workshop we will explore compassion as it is regarded in the mindfulness tradition, as a “quivering of the heart in the face of...

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2018 Feb 27

Mindfulness and Anxiety

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

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 workshop will introduce the use of mindfulness as a way to understand and respond to the...

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2018 Feb 12

Mindful Communication: Speaking and Listening with Awareness

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt Auburn Street, 4th floor, Conference room 406

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 practice a special kind of attentiveness, transforming our encounters with colleagues into meaningful moments of genuine exchange. 

Audience: All, Pre-Requisite: None, Length: 90 minutes. To register, go ...

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2018 Apr 10

Managing Daily Stresses: A Mindful Approach to Work

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

114 Mt Auburn Street, 4th floor, Conference room 406

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. In this program, participants are taught to recognize the early signs of stress as well as the sources of stress. In addition, they will learn how regular mindfulness practice can enable them to respond to stressful situations in a calm, clear, and thoughtful manner. 

Audience: All, Pre-Requisite: None, Length: 90 minutes. To register, go ...

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2018 Feb 05

Managing Daily Stresses: A Mindful Approach to Work

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt Auburn Street, 4th floor, Conference room 406

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. In this program, participants are taught to recognize the early signs of stress as well as the sources of stress. In addition, they will learn how regular mindfulness practice can enable them to respond to stressful situations in a calm, clear, and thoughtful manner. 

Audience: All, Pre-Requisite: None, Length: 90 minutes. To register, go ...

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2018 Jan 22

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

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

114 Mt Auburn Street, 4th floor, Conference room 406

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 who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work are able to 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. 

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Harvard Museum of Natural History Special Discount

December 13, 2017

Museum Shop at Harvard Museum of Natural History is filled with fossils, ties, jewelry, minerals, books, kids’ games, ornaments and all kinds of natural history-related gifts—something unusual for everyone on your list. AND December 11-23, the shop offers all Harvard ID holders a 20% discount on all full-priced items. Harvard ID holders may also give an HMSC family membership for $50, usually $85!

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2018 May 01

Home Buying Workshop

Repeats every month on the 4 of September, 1 times .
12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

MGH Yawkey Center, Satter Conference Center, Room 2-210

Home Buyers! The Harvard University Employees Credit Union is hosting a series of free home buying workshops in Harvard Square and the Longwood Medical Area. Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. These one-hour workshops are ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process. Feel free to bring along a co-worker.

To register, click here.

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2018 Apr 11

Home Buying Workshop

5:30pm

Location: 

Countway Library of Medicine, 506 Minot Room, 10 Shattuck Street, #3

Home Buyers! The Harvard University Employees Credit Union is hosting a series of free home buying workshops in Harvard Square and the Longwood Medical Area. Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. These one-hour workshops are ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process. Feel free to bring along a co-worker.

To register, follow the link.

2018 Mar 14

Home Buying Workshop

5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Kresge Building Room 202B, 677 Huntington Avenue

Home Buyers! The Harvard University Employees Credit Union is hosting a series of free home buying workshops in Harvard Square and the Longwood Medical Area. Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. These one-hour workshops are ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process. Feel free to bring along a co-worker.

To register, follow the link.

2018 May 08

Home Buying Workshop

11:45am

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Kresge Building Room 202B, 677 Huntington Avenue

Home Buyers! The Harvard University Employees Credit Union is hosting a series of free home buying workshops in Harvard Square and the Longwood Medical Area. Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. These one-hour workshops are ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process. Feel free to bring along a co-worker.

To register, follow the link.

2018 Jan 23

Home Buying Workshop

11:45am to 12:45pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Kresge Building Room 202A, 677 Huntington Avenue

Home Buyers! The Harvard University Employees Credit Union is hosting a series of free home buying workshops in Harvard Square and the Longwood Medical Area. Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. These one-hour workshops are ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process. Feel free to bring along a co-worker.

To register, follow the link.

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