Join the 12th Annual Be(E) Amazing Race and get on the Road to Rio!

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Lace Up at Lunch!

This program allows University employees to use the indoor track at lunchtime for only $5 a month!

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Living Well at the U of L

University of Lethbridge among Alberta's healthiest workplaces.
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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

Be(e)Amazing Race Early Registration on April 25 -It's back! The 12th Annual Be(e) Amazing Race will be from May 2- June 12. Register early at http://heartsmart.ulethbridge.ca/welcome.

MS Walk- Join the University of Lethbridge Team at the MS Walk- April 30 9:00 AM-Noon- Click here for details.

Annual Long Service Awards and Retirement Recognition Ceremony 2016 - The University is holding the annual Long Service Awards and Retiree Recognition Ceremony on Wed May 4 at 1:00 PM in the Student Union Ballrooms. We will be honouring 140 employees who have completed 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service, and 13 retirees.  More Info 

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 www.homewoodhumansolutions.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.

Wellness Lunch Walk/Run Club

Sponsored by the Wellness Committee and Sports & Recreation, this program allows University employees to use the indoor track at lunchtime for only $5 a month!

The trial program will run from February 1- April 30 during which the indoor track will be open from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. to accommodate various lunch schedules. Sign up at the Sports & Rec desk and pay $5/month and get in a lunch time walk or run in the climate controlled indoor track.

Every time you sign in to use the track, your name will be entered into a draw for monthly prizes! Click here for more info!