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Activities

Mandala Colouring Sheet

Practice mindfulness by colouring this mandala pdf. Mandala, meaning "sacred circle" in Sanskrit, is a circular art form often containing geometric and repeating  Similar to meditation, it focuses your attention on the present moment and away from worries and stress.

Self-Care Bingo

Practicing self-care means taking the time to participate in activities that bring you
enjoyment or a sense of calm and peacefulness. Activities can include things you do
on a day-to-day basis or new activities. Find activity ideas in this printable resource.

Kindness Box

Give yourself or someone you care about a boost of positive energy by building a kindness box. Or use the message prompts for journaling. 


Mental health trainings, workshops and events for our UCalgary community

Gratitude in the Workplace

Gratitude in the Workplace

Expressing and receiving gratitude at work, directly and indirectly, contributes to a culture of cooperative, motivated, and effective employees who give back and feel supported, appreciated, and recognized. By attending, participants will gain awareness on research-based strategies to improve the well-being of employees and the culture or organizations.

January 24, 3pm

Suicide Prevention Training

Suicide Prevention Training

LivingWorks Start Online Suicide Prevention Training is a self-guided, asynchronous training program that can be completed from your laptop, tablet, or phone in approximately 60-90 minutes. Participants who complete training will receive a certificate from LivingWorks Education.

Online asynchronous

Self-Compassion

Gratitude in the Workplace event

Research shows that practicing self-compassion is a powerful tool for motivation and is strongly related to psychological well-being, including increased life satisfaction and resilience and decreased anxiety and depression.

January 27, 11am

Mental health trainings and workshops for UCalgary students

Jhanelle Peters, Registered Psychotherapist and Mental Health Clinician for the Toronto Raptors

The Mental Health Impact of the Pandemic: The Added Layers for Student Athletes

Join Bell Let’s Talk and Jhanelle Peters, Registered Psychotherapist & Mental Health Clinician for the Toronto Raptors, for an engaging one-hour webinar focusing on student athlete mental health.

Think Big: Let’s Talk About Intimate Partner Violence

Think Big: Let’s Talk About Intimate Partner Violence

Join our experts to learn what research says about intimate partner violence in teens and adults and how to respond and prevent it.

Free to register with a Calgary Public Library card. Presented in partnership with the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the Mathison Centre for Mental Health.

Register

The Working Mind Employee

The Working Mind Employee

For UCalgary faculty and staff

Increase awareness of mental health, reduce the stigma of mental illnesses, and gain resources to maintain positive mental health and increase resiliency. Learn how to create a supportive environment, strengthen the organizational culture, and contribute to a healthy workplace.

 

Register for a training

Achieving Mindfulness Through Dramatic Research Approaches

Achieving Mindfulness Through Dramatic Research Approaches

With Dr. Charru Sharma, Ph.D., Fulbright Visiting Faculty at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania from the University of Delhi, India. Hosted by the Graduate School Association (GSA).

January 27, 5-6:30pm

Register



Graphics to get the conversation started

Help us spread messages of support to those of our UCalgary community who live with a mental illness by normalizing the mental health discourse. Post a question you want to ask on your social media or use it to inform a conversation with a peer.


More events

Indigenous Strategy

Elders' Teaching Series: Dr. Bastien, PhD, Associate Professor Emerita of Social Work

Join ii’ taa’poh’to’p, UCalgary’s Indigenous Strategy, to hear traditional knowledge, worldview, and language, and approaches to healing with respect to cultural wellbeing, intergenerational trauma, and Indigenous ways of knowing, doing, connecting, and being.

Thursday, January 27, 12:00 - 1:30pm

EDI Week

Intersectional Approaches to Understanding Mental Health

This webinar with University of British Columbia Workplace Wellbeing team creates space to talk about the impacts and experiences of intersecting identities as they relate to mental health.

Tuesday, February 1, 3:00 - 4:00pm