08:00 - 08:30 | Morning Meditation
Session by Aimée Coenen | Online
How to remain calm and peaceful while the world around you is changing day by day? Discover the benefits of mindfulness and meditation in these chaotic times and let me guide you through a mindful morning meditation.
A morning meditation helps to start your day feeling grounded, refreshed and in flow. It helps to reconnect to your inner self, to you. Which to me is the most valuable part!
This session is offered daily throughout the Wellbeing Week. Every session will focus on a different theme. Gratitude and loving kindness are some of them.
You can join one or two sessions, but why not join all four sessions!? To really experience the benefits of it!
During the session, make sure to be in a comfortable location where you won't be disturbed.
There is no experience needed and if you do have experience, you’re very welcome too.
09:00 - 10:30 | Mental Health First Aid
Workshop by the Joyce Van Erp & Mark Meijer |UCM, room D2.041
How are you feeling? How do you know how someone else is feeling? How do you recognize and talk about psychological difficulties? These topics – and many more- are discussed in an introductory workshop about “Mental Health First Aid”. Working towards a world where everyone has the first aid skills to support people with mental health problems.
09:00 - 12:00 | Mini Health Check
15 minute slots at UM Sports | University Sports Centre P. Debyeplein 15
Are you curious about the status of your general health?
Then make an appointment for a mini health check. During this short health check, your weight, length, BMI, fat percentage, visceral fat, blood pressure and grip strength will be measured.
The results of these measurements are only shared with you and you will receive the results on paper. If the results give reason to do so, you will receive a short advice.
- Do not eat or drink just before the measurements
- Avoid drinks containing caffeine before the measurements
- Wear comfortable clothing and an upper part of which the sleeve can be pulled up because of the blood pressure measurement.
09:30 - 11:30 | Stress and anxiety - STAFF ONLY
Workshop by the UM Psychologists | Online
The study period is for most students – at least to some extent – a stressful period. Stress and anxiety can be normal and even functional. As a staff member it can be of utmost importance to know about the signs of dysfunctional or unhealthy stress and anxiety. In this workshop you’ll get tools to deal with this and maybe even to help prevent severe anxiety problems. Research shows that academic staff, close to the student, has a significant impact on the wellbeing of students.
At the end of this session, you will be able to:
◊ get insight in the concepts of stress and anxiety, with their underlying processes and causes
◊ provide a listening ear and have a talk with the student about his struggle in stress or anxiety
◊ guide the student towards appropriate actions that prevent stress- and anxiety problems to worsen
As a preparation for this session, ask yourself these two questions:
Based on your experience, how do you see that students struggle when dealing with stress or anxiety?
What is your biggest professional challenge in this?
11:00 - 12:30 | Behavior Change 101
Interactive lecture by Brenda Berendsen | Uns50 K0.402, Blauwe zaal
Everyone recognizes the difficulty of keeping your New Year's resolutions or your plans to 'be a better version of yourself'. Changing your behavior is hardly a matter of only good intentions. While explaining the most common determinants of our behavior, I challenge you to think critically about aspects that support and might hinder your plans. This awareness enhances the chance of success that you will actually adopt the lifestyle you want.
The contents of this interactive lecture is applicable to any behavior you are aiming for, for instance healthier diet, exercising, assertiveness, procrastination, household work, or learning a new skill.
11:00 - 12:30 | Digital Detox - how to bring purpose into your technology use
Workshop by Jurn Glazenburg|Inner city library, Grote Looiersstraat 17
Let’s take a closer look at your use of social media and tech. Do you have a balanced media- and ‘being offline’ diet? Or are you struggling with the fear of missing out of abundance of media that is on display 24/7. Join us on this practical inquiry and enhance your wellbeing.
13:30 - 13:45 | Online Energizer
Session by UM Sports | Online
Could you use some more movement during your study or workday? During this online energizer you will do muscle strengthening and stretching exercises that can easily be performed at your workplace. A coach gives instructions and demonstrates the exercises. After this energizer you will have enough energy to get back to work. A nice break from sitting!
14:00 - 16:00 | The knitwits meet the wooligans
Workshop by Gerda Galenkamp|Uns40 C0.553, Keulenzaal
Does your mind need a break? Do you find meditation difficult? Do you want to relax and at the same time train your brain?
Join the Knitwits!
We are hosting a get-together around the beautiful craft of knitting. We will teach you the basics: how to hold the needles and thread and how to start a project. Everyone can learn these skills. You will find that knitting can relieve stress and tension. There is no pressure. You don’t have to be creative. One moment you will see a soft thread going through your fingers. The next moment you will have a sock or a scarf in your hands. Immense gratification.
Knitting material will be provided, but feel free to also bring your own!
16:00 - 18:00 | How are you - really?
Workshop by Julika Salb| Tapijn, building X, room 0.110
“Everyone around me seemed to be happy. And I just wasn't. And that stressed me out because I thought to myself: What's wrong with me?”
Can you identify with this student? Then this workshop might be right for you!
The years at university are often described as “the time of your life”, but honestly, they are often rather messy, rocky years. We are trying to balance university, build relationships and a plan for the future, while constantly questioning: What do I want at all? Who am I?
In an open, confidential, and authentic atmosphere, we will talk about life challenges, intentionally take time for self-reflection, and share our own experiences with others. Testimonies of other students combined with useful tools for identity development, existential psychological questions and wellbeing will show you: I am not alone! I am good enough!
16:00 - 19:00 | Silent Disco at ICL
Dance|Inner city library, Grote Looiersstraat 17
Need a break from studying and get some physical activity? Join the silent disco and shake your stress away!
No need to register. Feel free to just walk by and dance for as long as you like!
19:00 - 21:00|Movie Night: Pixar's SOUL
Closing Event| FASoS, Turnzaal
Close off the well-being week 2021 with a relaxing movie on a big screen in a beautiful setting. Pixar's latest movie Soul will make you laugh, cry and finally understand what makes you YOU! ;-) Joe and 22 take you on a wild ride while they discover the meaning of life. Winner of 2 Oscars, this movie is worth watching over and over again.
If you bring the company, we'll provide the snacks!
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