As a new year begins, many of us look to it as a time of promise, an opportunity to plan, create and even adopt new, healthier habits. These traditions are a symbol of our capacity for hope and the ways in which it enriches our lives. This new year, 2021, with its lengthening days, COVID vaccinations in process and the start of a new semester will all bring more light into our days. More hope into our being.
"When day comes we step out of the shade,
aflame and unafraid
The new dawn blooms as we free it
For there is always light, if only we're brave enough to see it
If only we're brave enough to be it"
- 'The Hill We Climb' by Amanda Gorman
Experts can help you #TalkMentalIllness
June Gruber of CU Boulder is launching a new online class called #TalkMentalIllness on the university’s sponsored learning program, CU on Coursera, and on the public Coursera platform. The course, which is scheduled to launch in early February and is free to anyone in the CU community, comprises five one-week modules, each focused on an area of mental illness. The goal of the course is to spread knowledge about mental illness—and the unusual challenges people face now—and to help people apply this learning to help them enjoy better lives. Gruber also hopes this course combats stigma that often shrouds those suffering from psychological disorders and symptoms.
Currently we offer two trainings for faculty leaders:
Crucial Accountability, a course in best-practice skills for successfully creating accountability. This training experience introduces a set of tools and an action plan for effectively resolving broken promises and violated expectations.
Getting Things Done, a course in workflow mastery. This training experience introduced methodology and tools for practicing the art of stress-free productivity at work and home.
Parents who choose to pursue an advanced degree face a unique set of challenges and require a unique set of circumstances in order to thrive. These recurring chats will give busy Buff Parents a chance to connect, to discuss what kinds of support they could use for professional development, and to build community across disciplines.
Promoting healthy lifestyles is a key value of the College of Arts and Sciences. We support and share opportunities for our students and employees to understand and implement ways to increase personal wellness in their lives.