Health / Wellness

Conversations on Compassion

In this dialogue CCARE’s founder and director, Dr. James Doty, will ask worldwide meditation teacher, Sharon Salzberg, about her life’s work and what role compassion may have played. This event is an hour-long dialogue followed by questions from the audience. 

Sharon Salzberg has been a student of meditation since 1971, and leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. She teaches both intensive awareness practice (vipassana or insight meditation) and the profound cultivation of lovingkindness and compassion (the Brahma Viharas).

Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Cubberley Auditorium
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education
Contact Email: 
ccare_info@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 723-8599

Admission

FREE admission. Registration is required for access to seating before the event starts. Non-registrants are still welcome to attend. Any available seats will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis once the event begins. 

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Being A Conscious Sexual Self

Our sexuality is infused and intertwined with all aspects of our lives, and yet we are encouraged to see it as compartmentalized. Being a conscious sexual self means allowing your sexuality to inform you, energize you, inspire you and possibly heal you. It also means turning down the external noise and hubbub about SEX so that you can hear yourself and your partners more clearly. In this innovative workshop you will :

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
Tresidder Memorial Union, 459 Lagunita Dr. Cypress Lounge Conference room
Event Sponsor: 
Help Center
Contact Email: 
vinutham@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
34577

Admission

Register for this workshop online: helpcenter.stanford.edu/register

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Worry Smart

A weekly discussion group for learning scientifically grounded tools and techniques    to help cope with everyday challenges. Drawing on insights from mindfulness-based practices, cognitive behavioral therapy, neuroscience, and experiential learning,         discussion areas include:

Date and Time: 
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
: 3160, Porter Dr, Palo Alto, Room 202 (1st session) and Crystal Springs Conf room(2nd, 3rd and 4th session)
Event Sponsor: 
Help Center
Contact Email: 
vinutham@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
34577

Admission

        Register online at helpcenter.stanford.edu/register.

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Flourish Movie Night: Blue Is the Warmest Color

Take a much needed break and join the Flourish team for a screening of Blue Is the Warmest Color in the center this Friday! Snacks will be provided.

Date and Time: 
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 19:30
Location: 
LGBT-CRC
Event Sponsor: 
LGBT Community Resources Center
Contact Email: 
lgbtflourish@stanford.edu

Admission

Open to all undergraduate and graduate students.

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Grief Discussion Group

This group is for anyone who has concerns regarding the loss of a family member, co-worker, or friend.  The discussions will focus on the interests and concerns of the group members. Some possible topics include:

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 16:30
Location: 
Keck Science Building, Room 185, 380, Roth Way
Event Sponsor: 
Help Center
Contact Email: 
vinutham@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
34577

Admission

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Monthly Caregiver Seminar

Stanford's WorkLife Office partners with Avenidas to offer free monthly seminars for caregivers. You are invited to bring your lunch and join us for these informative seminars.

This month's topic:
Caregiver Wellness: Letting Go of That Which Does Not Serve You

Please join Paula Wolfson, Manager of Avenidas Care Partners, in discussing:

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 12:30
Location: 
Poplar Modular, 215 Panama St. (near Acacia & Birch Modulars)
Event Sponsor: 
WorkLife Office
Contact Email: 
lhummel@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-2660

Admission

Please register online: worklife.stanford.edu/register. Eligible for a BeWell Berry.

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Monthly Caregiver Seminar

Stanford's WorkLife Office partners with Avenidas to offer free monthly seminars for caregivers. You are invited to bring your lunch and join us for these informative seminars.

This month's topic:
Ethical Dilemmas, Unacknowledged Grief, and Coping with Loss

Join us this month with Paula Wolfson, Avenidas Care Partners manager, to discuss:

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 12:30
Location: 
Poplar Modular, 215 Panama St. (near Acacia & Birch Modulars)
Event Sponsor: 
WorkLife Office
Contact Email: 
lhummel@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-2660

Admission

Please register online: worklife.stanford.edu/register. Eligible for a BeWell Berry.

Last modified Sat, 24 Jan, 2015 at 0:45

Monthly Caregiver Seminar

Stanford's WorkLife Office partners with Avenidas to offer free monthly seminars for caregivers. You are invited to bring your lunch and join us for these informative seminars.

This month's topic:
Caregiver Wellness and Self Assessment

It's time to begin the new year fresh. In this session, we will discuss:

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 12:30
Location: 
Poplar Training Room, 215 Panama St., Poplar Modular (near Acacia & Birch Modulars)
Event Sponsor: 
WorkLife Office
Contact Email: 
lhummel@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-2660

Admission

Please register online: worklife.stanford.edu/register. Eligible for a BeWell Berry.

Last modified Sat, 24 Jan, 2015 at 0:45

WorkLife: Kindergarten Readiness

What is kindergarten readiness? No single factor determines whether a child is ready to start school. Please join Dr. Natalie Seer, Director of Rainbow School, to discuss how to tell if your child is mature enough physically, socially, and cognitively.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:15
Location: 
Rainbow School, Escondido Village Common Room, 140 Comstock Circle
Event Sponsor: 
Help Center, WorkLife Office
Contact Email: 
lhummel@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-2660

Admission

Please register online: worklife.stanford.edu/register. Eligible for a BeWell Berry.

Last modified Fri, 16 Jan, 2015 at 11:29

Project Happiness

Project Happiness a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization combines the best in positive psychology, mindfulness and neuroscience to create programs that inspire and empower individuals to find happiness within themselves and then to share that happiness with the world. Project Happiness is based in Palo Alto, California. In this inspiring workshop you will learn :

          - Five ways to activate your happiness now
          - The power of mindset
          - The importance of self-compassion

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 12:00
Location: 
Tresidder Memorial Union, 459 Lagunita Dr. Cypress-Lounge Conference Room
Event Sponsor: 
Help Center, WorkLife Office
Contact Email: 
rosang@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
34577

Admission

Register for this workshop online: helpcenter.stanford.edu/register

Last modified Wed, 14 Jan, 2015 at 0:45