Lace Up at Lunch!

During the months of July & August the indoor track will be open at lunch for university employees.

Sculpture Walk III

Visit our Facebook page for photos from the June 2016 campus sculpture walk.

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Outdoor Track Hours

The outdoor track is open for public use and free of charge

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Living Well at the U of L

University of Lethbridge among Alberta's healthiest workplaces.
Contact Us

Wellness & Recognition
Human Resources
Office: AH188, AH135
Phone: (403) 332-5217, (403) 382-7187
Email: suzanne.mcintosh@uleth.ca, susan.roth@uleth.ca
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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Upcoming Events

The Lunchtime Walk/Rub Club is back in time to help you beat the heat! The Wellness Committee together with Sports & Rec will be offering university employees use of the indoor track from 11:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. during the months of July & August. Employees can sign up at the Sports & Rec customer service desk and pay only $5 a month for access.

Interested in trying out a sit/stand workstation?  Contact Suzanne for more info. Here is the process for purchasing sit/stand workstations.

Mental Health in the Workplace

COMING SOON!

Coping/Resilience & Mental Health for Academic Leaders.

Wellness in 10: Creative Ways to Reduce Stress.pdf

Staying Well at the U of L

See how the senior leaders Stay Well at the U of L!

We interviewed several senior leaders for their tips on fitting in physical activity, improving mental wellbeing, and managing workplace stress.

See what they had to say!

How do YOU Stay Well at the U of L?  Do you have an interest you enjoy outside of work, something that helps stretch and maintain your physical and/or mental well-being?

If so, we'd love to display it in our rotating 'Staying Well at the U of L' feature on our website.

Take a photo of your talent, interest or yourself in action. You could display a quilt, or some wood-turning, a woven scarf, or a jar of jam. Use the online form to share your story and photo and we will display on a rotating basis on our website and other U of L wellness publications (monthly wellness newsletter, Wellness Facebook, Twitter).

Mental Wellness Resource Links

EFAP (Employee Family Assistance Program) 1-800-663-1142 http://www.homewoodhealth.com/

Here's great new perspective on stress - watch this 15 minute video to start to change your thinking Kelly McGonigal - Why stress is not our enemy

Some self care strategies and other tips from Great West Life Working Through It

  • Learn healthy ways to manage stress - physical activity, humour, creative self-expression, mediation using deep breathing, yoga, praying

Dealing with Stress at Work TZ5013 Stress Reduction.pdf

Employee Health and Wellness Survey

Thank you to all who took the time to fill out the 2015 Employee Health & Wellness Survey. The goal was to capture trends, identify health and wellness programming and improve where possible. 574 employees (or 49.4%) responded and we have captured the results.

The result are available HERE.

EFAP

EFAP Plan Smart Services - The University of Lethbridge Employee and Family Assistance Program is a confidential resource provided to help faculty, staff and family members (who are enrolled in the benefits plans) enhance their personal and workplace functioning. 

Plan Smart Services include; Career Counselling, Childcare and Parenting, Financial Counselling, Legal Advisory, Pre-Retirement Planning, Key Person Advice Line.

Need more info? Click EFAP.

CALL HOMEWOOD HEALTH TO GET STARTED  1 (800) 663 1142

Career Counselling - Working with a career counsellor can help you identify and articulate your skills, aptitudes, values, personality traits, and interest as they relate to a career choice, and undertake career planning that fits your goals. 

Childcare and Parenting  - If you are looking for parent coaching and support, seeking childcare resources, working with blending families, or need help raising a child with special needs, utilizing this resource could be a big help.

Financial Counselling  - Achieving financial peace of mind is possible. By taking the right steps you can maintain a positive cash flow, get out of financial trouble, and be financially prepared should difficulties or crisis arise. Working with a financial expert can help you gain control of your money.