building resilience to manage stress and challenges
Resilience is the ability to bounce back in the face of life’s challenges, whether these challenges are getting a poor test grade, breaking-up with a significant other, battling illness, or taking on any number of other tough events. In this course students study insights from the emerging field of resilience to learn about and practice the skills that allow them to bounce back more quickly and effectively from life’s setbacks.
Open to all current Stanford graduate students, space is limited.
Your voice goes before you to announce you to the world. Let it be as strong and direct as you are. Learn about breath, relaxation, and focus; join in simple exercises to build confidence and turn stress into clear, powerful speech.
Learn tools and techniques to manage stress better and to sleep more soundly. Getting good sleep gives you more clarity, focus, and energy to dedicate to your busy life as a graduate student.
Aneel Chima, PhD, Head and Academic Coordinator, Stanford's WellnessEd
"Procrastination is the thief of time." —Edward Young Procrastination can feel like a major hurdle to overcome throughout your graduate and professional career. You are not alone! Procrastination is a vicious cycle that we all suffer from time to time. In this workshop we will discuss: why we procrastinate, what it really means when we do, and how our brains are involved. We’ll also cover effective ways to restructure your life and schedule to minimize procrastination and increase motivation.
Windhover is a spiritual refuge on the Stanford University campus meant to inspire and promote personal renewal.
Connect with the WorkLife Office's resources for students, including support for children and families, elder care and caregiving, and overall work-life balance.
These links to anonymous self-assessments from Stanford WellMD can help you gauge your emotional, physical, and mental well-being and find out how you're doing on a variety of measures like happine
This collection of resources from Stanford Health Library includes articles, book recommendations, and links to free eBooks that can help you relax, manage stress, and maintain well-being under pre
Learn how to manage graduate life with a positive attitude and productive work habits from two 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.
John Boothroyd, associate vice provost, VPGE, and professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Anika Green, director of educational programs, VPGE
The Stanford Women's Leadership Conference hopes to engage Stanford students, faculty, staff, and alumni in a creative dialogue with some of the most innovative women of today in fields as diverse as entrepreneurship, social work, and technology.