Work/Life

Flexwork Overview for All

May 30, 2018
Bring your lunch on June 12 to this one-hour overview of Harvard's updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. Nancy Costikyan, the director of Harvard’s Office of Work/Life, will give a quick tour through the guidelines that were rolled out in the spring of 2017. Learn moreRead more about Flexwork Overview for All

Introduction to Mindfulness

May 23, 2018
This program on June 6 introduces the principles of mindfulness, a state of awareness that helps people respond to situations with clarity. 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. Learn more. Read more about Introduction to Mindfulness

Evaluating a Flexwork Proposal

May 9, 2018
On May 16, bring your lunch to this in-depth look at how to evaluate a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. Nancy Costikyan, the director of Harvard’s Office of Work/Life, will review the essential ingredients of a flex proposal; how to assess your own attitude about workplace flexibility. Learn more. Read more about Evaluating a Flexwork Proposal

Mindfulness and Compassion

May 2, 2018
In this workshop on May 9 from 1-2:30 p.m., we will explore compassion as it is regarded in the mindfulness tradition, as a “quivering of the heart in the face of suffering,” and furthermore study how this prepares us to lend support to ourselves and those around us. Learn more. Read more about Mindfulness and Compassion