Thrive / Wellbeing

Wellbeing is about much more than physical health. Here, it’s an eight-dimensional balancing act that – when maintained properly – leaves us best able to cope with adversity, build rewarding relationships and live with a sense of purpose. Learn more at thrive.wfu.edu

Current Wellbeing Events:

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    • TIPS Training Sessions

    • 5 dates and times available
    • TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is a skills-based training program designed to prevent unsafe intoxication, drunk driving, and underage drinking by enhancing the fundamental skills of servers, sellers and consumers of alcohol. TIPS Training is an important part of Wake Forest . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Diakonia: A Centering Prayer Group in the Christian Tradition

    • Tuesday, September 25th, 201812:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    • Diakonia is a community of students, faculty, and staff committed to living the contemplative dimensions of the Gospel in their everyday Wake Forest lives.  Centering Prayer is a means of preparing to receive the gift of the Holy Spirit by opening to God’s presence and action . . .

    • Location: BSU Lounge (Kitchen Residence Hall)
    • Fac/Staff Brown Bag: reflecting on 'me too' speaker Tarana Burke's visit

    • Thursday, September 27th, 201812:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    • On Tuesday, Sept. 25, Tarana Burke, founder of the 'me too' Movement will be on campus giving a free public talk in Wait Chapel at 6 pm. Tickets are available at: metoo-wfu.eventbrite.com The Women's Center and Diversity Education invite faculty and staff to a brown bag conversation on Thursday, . . .

    • Location: Benson Center 409
    • Stop, Drop and Roll: A Framework for Responding to Disclosures

    • Wednesday, October 3rd, 201810:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • The Safe Office and Title IX Office invite faculty, staff and students to join us for an interactive workshop where participants will learn about the Stop, Drop and Roll framework for how to effectively respond to disclosures of sexual harassment and other forms of sexual misconduct with care and . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Koru Mindfulness Training

    • Wednesday, October 3rd, 20186:00 pm - 7:15 pm
    • Koru Mindfulness Class offers four 75-minute classes as an introduction to mindfulness training. Each class includes: short opening meditation, check-in, mind-body skill development, and an introduction to a different mindfulness meditation practice in each session.   

    • Location: Wingate Hall, Room 206
    • Suicide Prevention Training (Community)

    • 7 dates and times available
    •  Wake Forest University Counseling Center (UCC) staff are trained in suicide prevention and utilize the evidence-based CampusConnect:  A Suicide Prevention Training for Gatekeepers from Syracuse University. UCC staff  train members of the WFU community (faculty, staff, . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Lunch 'n Learn: Taking Care of Your Brain with Cleaner Eating

    • 2 dates and times available
    • ​Is nurturing a healthy brain important to you? Are you confused about what clean eating means and how it relates to brain health? Join Cindy Silver for a fun group session that will help you put together the facts, learn everyday tips and take away your personal action plan to succeed! Fun and . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • TIAA One on One advice sessions

    • 2 dates and times available
    • TIAA One-on-One Advice Sessions   TIAA will be on campus for individual 30-minute consultations to discuss your retirement planning. Schedule an advice session with a Financial Consultant, at no cost to you, by visiting the TIAA website or calling 800.732.8353. . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Free Flu Shots

    • 5 dates and times available
    • Stay healthy this flu season. Wake Forest University is sponsoring free flu shots for all faculty, staff, spouses, partners, and dependent children (at least eight years old), and retirees. Please bring your Deacon OneCard, and talk to your primary care physician to see if the flu shot is right for . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Lunch 'n Learn: Holiday Foods with a Modern, Healthy Twist

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Are you ready for some fresh, new ideas for your holiday meal table? ? Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukah and a New Year are on the way, and planning begins now. Join Cindy Silver for a fun group session that will open your mind to explore the possibilities for a modern twist to . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations