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Spring Into Well-Being Kicks Off on March 20th!

Spring Into Well-Being Kicks Off on March 20th!

Spring into Well-Being (SIWB) celebrates the Mason community’s commitment to well-being by highlighting awareness and educational programs and events hosted by units, departments, and student organizations across the University. Together they help support Mason’s strategic goal of becoming a well-being university. This year’s Spring Into Well-Being programming will run from Monday, March 20 – Friday, April 28!

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Early Bird Special Extended to March 10! Building Resilient Organizations Conference in April 2017!

Early Bird Special Extended to March 10! Building Resilient Organizations Conference in April 2017!

Early bird special extended to Friday, March 10th! Join more than 500 leaders and individuals for deep and substantial learning at our conference in April 2017 as we dive into this year’s theme, Building Resilient Organizations! Explore what it takes to build resilient teams, leaders, and organizations! This year's program offers more choices and flexibility than ever before! Register today!

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Register by March 5th for Applied Well-Being Studies in Greece!

Register by March 5th for Applied Well-Being Studies in Greece!

There is a brand new study-abroad course being offered, Applied Well-being Studies in Greece (August 6th to 18th 2017). The course offers a deep dive into positive psychology while exploring several locations and islands in Greece. Earn credits for your degree while spending part of your summer in Greece! Deadline to apply is March 5th!

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Gallup/Mason Student Well-Being Survey Open from February 20 to March 13!

Gallup/Mason Student Well-Being Survey Open from February 20 to March 13!

At Mason, we believe that “we thrive together” – shared success is one of our core values. We depend on you to know how we’re doing on our journey to becoming a model well-being university! The Gallup/Mason Student Well-Being Survey and Sweepstakes are open exclusively to current undergraduate students of George Mason University (enrolled in a class for Spring 2017), 18 years and older. The Survey launches February 20, 2017, and will remain open until Monday, March 13, 2017.

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Building Resilient Organizations Expected to Deliver with Speakers Arianna Huffington and Dr. David Rock! Register by 3/03 for Early Bird Special!

Building Resilient Organizations Expected to Deliver with Speakers Arianna Huffington and Dr. David Rock! Register by 3/03 for Early Bird Special!

Join more than 500 leaders and individuals for deep and substantial learning at our conference in April 2017 as we dive into this year’s theme, Building Resilient Organizations! Explore what it takes to build resilient teams, leaders, and organizations! This year's program offers more choices and flexibility than ever before! Register today! Our Early Bird special ends 3/03!

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Tip Sheet: Planning Those Random Acts of Kindness

Tip Sheet: Planning Those Random Acts of Kindness

All you need to do is smile at someone, perhaps hold open a door or buy someone a cup of coffee. “We have to put this in the forefront of our minds every day so it becomes habitual,” said Nance Lucas, Executive Director of the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being. “Can you imagine what the world would look like?" National Random Acts of Kindness Day on Feb. 17 and Random Acts of Kindness Week is Feb. 12-18!

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