The FP&M and CALS Wellness Committees have partnered to bring you professional and personal wellness session topics that will help you better navigate our stressful world. Sessions are led by a professional from LifeMatters. We hope you can join us for as many sessions that interest you and that your schedule allows. Be well!
Part 2 of the series is now available!
Dealing with Difficult Personalities
Wednesday, March 24, 1:00-2:00pm
The success of an organization is due in large part to the diversity of skills, talents and backgrounds of the people who come together to create a work group. This also means, of course, working with people who have different attitudes, habits and personalities which may be difficult to manage.
Registration Link: https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?EK=81292
Stress or Success: Thriving in a Chaotic World
There is no magical cure for stress. However, this training can offer practical ideas on how to begin working to reduce stress right away as an overall lifestyle change.
Wednesday, March 31, 10-11am
Registration Link: https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?EK=81293
Tuesday, May 4, 11am-12pm
Registration Link: https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?EK=81345
Coping with Grief and Loss
Tuesday, April 6, 12-1pm
Knowing and recognizing the symptoms of grief are the first steps toward feeling good again. Learn about grief, including common reactions and symptoms.
Registration Link: https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?EK=81294
Expressing Anger: Dos and Don’ts
Thursday, April 15, 3-4pm
Anger in itself is not negative, but how we express it can be. Anger is a normal emotion – just like being happy, sad, scared, etc. What is important about anger is what you do with it.
Registration Link: https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?EK=81295
Living to Work or Working to Live: Finding Life Balance
Tuesday, April 20, 11:30am-12:30pm
We need to let go of the desire to achieve a perfect balance between work and family. In most cases, it is impossible and only causes more stress and guilt. However, there are things we can do to bridge the gap that exists between the two.
Registration Link: https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?EK=81296
Tuesday, April 27, 11:30am-12:30pm
One factor influencing our stress level is how well we manage our energy. The concept of energy management is based on a new way of looking at self-discipline. It challenges the widely held view that time management is the key to work/life balance.
Registration Link: https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?EK=81297
The Winter Blues – A LifeMatters Presentation
February 17, 12:00PM – 1:00PM
The transition into the winter season can bring lowered energy and a change in mood. Learn the causes and effects of the winter blues.
Managing Multiple Priorities – A LifeMatters Presentation
February 23, 2021, 8:00AM – 9:00AM
How do you manage when you have a number of priorities that require your attention? Do you end the day feeling frustrated or overwhelmed because you were not able to complete your tasks? Learn how to manage these multiple priorities.
Self-Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic – A LifeMatters Presentation
March 3, 2021, 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Review the common stressors resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and self-care strategies.
Emotional Eating – A LifeMatters Presentation
March 11, 2021, 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Many of us were raised to look to food as comfort for physical pain when we fell down or from the sadness we felt when our friends let us down. Using food to help us feel better has resulted in feeding our emotions rather than using food to fuel our bodies. Learn the signs of emotional eating and tips to create changes for a healthy eating patterns
Generational Diversity – A LifeMatters Presentation
March 15, 2021, 10:00AM – 11:00AM
For the first time in history there are four different generations in the workplace. Learn how to value the new ideas and embrace the change that each new generation brings.