Engineering Wellness Week

It is essential to take care of yourself especially during high stress times. This semester’s wellness week, Nov 27-Dec 1, has a variety of activities to promote student wellness. Among other activities, students can relax with dogs, enjoy a paint night, play games, and do yoga, or students can attend a workshop to learn to manage anxious thoughts, or what foods will help them perform during exams. There is something for everyone!

November 27
Furry Friends
Relax with dogs (CAAWLS)
1 - 4 pm, Donadeo 8th floor

Join the Faculty Wellness team and Chimo Animal Assisted Wellness and Learning Society to relax with pets. Dogs will brighten your day and help you chill. These furry friends are trained animals, certified in pet-assisted therapy through CAAWLS.

November 27
Paint Night
Free paint workshop, limited space available (LiveWell)
5 – 7 pm, Donadeo 8A Mezzanine (8A-292)

Free paint night session, please register here. Please note that event space is limited. Unleash your creativity with fellow engineers as you are guided through a painting so that you come up with your own unique masterpiece at the end of the night. We provide everything you need. No experience required! Hosted by LiveWell.

November 28, 29 & 30
Info & Activity Table

10 am - 1 pm, ETLC Atrium

Stop by the ETLC Atrium to participate in activities and learn about the incredible programs that LiveWell has to offer. They are committed to developing and building a healthy campus culture for the University of Alberta students through participation, education, inclusivity and community. Check out one of the many free or low cost programs or workshops offered for you!

November 28
Take a Break
Featuring UAlberta
Coffee, activities, and games (FoE, ESS)
1 - 4 pm, Donadeo 8th floor

Join us for coffee, games and more! Come to socialize with friends, or have friendly competition playing board games or Wii. Manage stress through relaxation & fun. This week is featuring additional activities by UAlberta.

November 29
Targeting Anxious Thoughts
Free workshop (CCS)
4:30 - 6 pm, ETLC Solarium

Free workshop, please register here. Find yourself dwelling on “what-ifs”? Worrying about the worst case scenario? How we talk to ourselves has a big impact on how anxious we feel. In this workshop you will learn how to address the mind’s responses to anxiety by identifying and challenging anxious thinking. Students, staff, and faculty are welcome to attend. Presented by Counselling & Clinical Services.

November 29
Yoga in the Solarium
Free drop in session (LiveWell/ESS)
7 - 8 pm, ETLC Solarium

Free drop in workshop. Instructors from LiveWell will be leading a beginner-level class. Mats are provided, all you need to bring is yourself!

November 30
Free tea & activities (CSW Team)
1 - 3 pm, ETLC Atrium

Relax with a cup of tea provided by Unitea. Stop by for a cup and some conversation.

December 1
Info & Activity Table

(Campus & Community Rec)
8:30 - 11:30 am, ETLC Atrium

Stop by the ETLC Atrium to participate in activities and learn about the incredible programs that Campus & Community Recreation have to offer. The new winter recreation guide will be available! Tabling by Campus & Community Recreation.

December 1
Exam Eating

Free workshop and snacks (Speaking of Healthy Eating)
12 pm - 1 pm, Donadeo 8A East Mezzanine (8A-222)

Free nutrition workshop, register here. Did you know that your diet has a huge impact on your academic performance? Learn about the effects of stress eating, what to eat before and even during an exam, and much more! Make sure you perform at your best for the next exam. Snacks will be provided. Students, staff, and faculty are welcome to attend. Presented by Speaking of Healthy Eating.