building resilience to manage stress and challenges
You may have heard that resilience is about “bouncing back” after an experience of failure or adversity, but did you know that you can “bounce” forward? In this presentation we will discuss definitions of resilience, ways to respond resiliently to life’s challenges and consider what it means to cultivate the resources that are the foundation for resilience. Additionally, we will learn the importance of having a growth mindset AND opportunity mindset when facing stress which together build our failure tolerance, a key ingredient in resilience.
Learn how to manage graduate life with a positive attitude and productive work habits from three campus experts. Whether you’re a new grad student or just want a refresher to start off the year, this fast-paced session is worth your time.
Anika Green, assistant vice provost for graduate education & director, DARE Doctoral Fellowship Program, VPGE
Read Anika's Bio
Angie Hawkins, associate director of educational programs, VPGE
Unforeseen changes require new strategies. The Hero's Journey describes the existential process we all go through as we live in and adjust to changes in our world and ourselves. The need to expand the constructs of our mind and perceptions may arise many times in our lives. Come and explore the power of mindset and create your superhero persona.
Impermanence, uncertainty and change are abundantly apparent right now. Contemplative practices build our capacity to engage with these realities with resilience, respect, and compassion. The pandemic, economic strife, racial upheaval, and the polarized political process illuminate immortality, disparities, inequalities, and immorality. The salience of these challenging issues offers the opportunity to no longer distract ourselves from engaging with what has been with us all along, but now can no longer be ignored.
Fall Healthy Living registration begins at 9:00 a.m.
Choose from apps, personalized sessions and intervative classes on topics like happiness, posture, home cooking and more. Healthy Living offerings are STAP/EA-approved, BeWell Berry-eligible and some qualify for the BeWell Engagement incentive.
Join best-selling author, TED speaker, and Stanford University lecturer Kelly McGonigal for a webinar on how to harness the power of movement to increase happiness, resilience, and social well-being. People who are physically active are not only physically healthier but also have a stronger sense of purpose and experience more gratitude, love, and hope. They feel more connected to their communities and are less likely to suffer from loneliness or become depressed.
Join the Health Improvement Program (HIP) for a free fireside chat with Emma Seppala, PhD and author of the book The Happiness Track, and Patty de Vries, associate director of faculty and staff wellness. Preregistration is required.
Join the Health Improvement Program (HIP) for a free fireside chat with Lakiba Pittman, Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) teacher and moderator Patty de Vries, associate director of faculty and staff wellness. Preregistration is required.
Join the Health Improvement Program (HIP) for a free fireside chat with Roy Redd, author of the book The Unnoticed Advantage and The Success Magnet, associate director of faculty and staff wellness. Preregistration is required.
Join the Health Improvement Program (HIP) for a free fireside chat with don Jose Ruiz, teacher on Toltec wisdom, and moderator Patty de Vries, associate director of faculty and staff wellness. Preregistration is required.