The BEE Amazing Race is now over for another year! Check out this year's winners and Champions here.
Thanks for participating once again! Hopefully this will have kickstarted your physical activity plans for the summer.
Bonus Week - Planking and push-up challenge met by: Brent Graveland, Victoria Holec, Emily Brown, Ashley Cowie, Jared Evans and Tom Doyle.
Make sure you check out the Fitness Funnies and jokes submitted for the Montreal bonus week.
- May 1 - June 14 Be(e) Amazing Race is now over for another year! Thanks to all participants and Champions! Check out this year's winners and champions - see you next year!
- Employee Health and Wellness survey is now closed - Aggregate survey results will be available for viewing this fall.
- July Lunch and Learns - Here is your chance to check out the Campus Roots community garden! Join us for a tour and light lunch on July 9 at noon. Meet at the Campus Roots garden on Parkway Drive West. Register
Wellness in 10: Creative Ways to Reduce Stress.pdf
Managing Mental Health in the Workplace - customized training to U of L managers, supervisors and employees - recognizing and responding to mental illness in the workplace. Watch here for the next scheduled workshop - tentatively set for June 2015. Register here
-Mental Health First Aid courses and certification are available free of charge to staff and faculty at the University of Lethbridge. The next course is scheduled for mornings on Oct 15, 17, 22 and 24. For more information email email@example.com
April 2015 - Staying Well Profile, Housing Services
Check out their article here: Staying Well Housing Services.pdf
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. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your 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).
*Please note your submission will be displayed, along with your name and department, on our U of L Wellness webpage and related publications. Check this out on a regular basis - You'll learn about the wellness interests of your U of L colleagues, plus maybe even discover a new bridge partner, or mountain biking companion, or someone with a hobby that matches yours.-More info - call Suzanne at 5217 or email email@example.com
EFAP (Employee Family Assistance Program) 1-800-663-1142 www.homewoodhumansolutions.com
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
•Mental Health Commission of Canada •Public Health Agency of Canada •Alzheimer Society of Canada •Check-Up From The Neck Up •Mental Health Website •Canadian Association of Social Workers •Canadian Institute for Health Information •Centre for Addictions and Mental Health •Canadian Medical Association •Canadian Mental Health Association •Workplace Strategies for Mental Health: Workplace Strategies •Schizophrenia Society of Canada •Canadian Psychological Association •Health Canada Mental Health •Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Thank you for taking the time to complete the 2nd Employee Health and Wellness Survey. Mike Mahon Survey Memo 2015.pdf
2nd Week Prize Draws:
Flowers - Ian Maclachlan; U of L Bookstore Gift card - Susan Pollock; Adult fitness program (SRS) - Kevin Matis; other draw prizes (lunch kits) - Dan Kazakoff, Lucas Neamtu, Daniel Howard, Jasminn Berteotti,
Grand Prize Winners - Becky Lore - sit/stand workstation; Kirsten Livingstone - weekend for two in Waterton. - contact Wellness to arrange for prize pick up!
Who: This survey is for all employees of the University of Lethbridge.
When: Aggregate survey results should be available in May.
Why: Employee health and wellness helps ensure a positive workplace and a high quality learning environment for our students. The survey is being used to capture health and wellness trends and to plan future wellness programming.
For 2012 survey's results - click here.