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Catalyzing Well-Being Universities Around the World

Catalyzing Well-Being Universities Around the World

What if universities all over the world worked together for global well-being? That was the vision the first International Symposium on the Well-Being University explored. The event, which was hosted in June by the University of Lisbon in Portugal and co-sponsored by Mason’s Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, featured participants from five different continents.

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Relieve Stress before Final Exams with DeStress Fest

Relieve Stress before Final Exams with DeStress Fest

Each semester during the last week of classes, students who are trying to prepare for their final exams or projects have a big distraction: stress. Mason celebrates DeStress Fest for that entire week, offering students a wide variety of events they can choose from to relieve stress. This semester, DeStress Fest will happen from Monday, December 5th through Sunday, December 11th!

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Register for Leading to Well-Being Conference

Register for Leading to Well-Being Conference

Now in its eighth year, George Mason University’s Leading to Well-Being Conference gathers the nation’s top experts in organizational leadership for deep and substantial learning. Join us for one or more days of learning and engagement on April 6, 7, and 8 at Fairview Park Marriot in Falls Church, Virginia! This year’s program offers more choices and flexibility than ever before!

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Early Bird Registration Open for 2017 Leading to Well-Being Conference!!!

Early Bird Registration Open for 2017 Leading to Well-Being Conference!!!

Now in its eighth year, George Mason University’s Leading to Well-Being Conference gathers the nation’s top experts in organizational leadership for deep and substantial learning. Join us for one or more days of learning and engagement on April 6, 7, and 8 at Fairview Park Marriot in Falls Church, Virginia! This year’s program offers more choices and flexibility than ever before!

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Mindful Living LLC Shows How Mindfulness Can Lead to Gratitude

Mindful Living LLC Shows How Mindfulness Can Lead to Gratitude

What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving? Perhaps something comes to mind that’s especially positive in your life right now. You can discover all sorts of reasons to give thanks by tapping into a powerful well-being practice: mindfulness. Members of Mason’s Mindful Living LLC say that practicing mindfulness helps them notice a lot to appreciate in their lives.

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Healing Wounds: Lessons from Mason’s Veterans

Healing Wounds: Lessons from Mason’s Veterans

One part of the George Mason University campus community especially well-acquainted with pain and the healing process is the group of approximately 2,000 students who are military veterans. Some of them are tapping into well-being practices to heal from even the toughest pain.

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