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Spring Into Well-Being Is Over, but George Mason Junior Keeps the Message Alive

Spring Into Well-Being Is Over, but George Mason Junior Keeps the Message Alive

Mateen, 22, is an ambassador with the Center for Advancement of Well-Being and part of Mason’s Strengths Academy, which uses Gallup’s StrengthFinders assessment to pinpoint individual and organizational talents. The rising junior is developing a program he hopes to kick off this summer of student-to-student coaching to help students identify their strengths and use them to reach academic and personal goals.

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Reflecting on Good Deeds Day

Reflecting on Good Deeds Day

Brought to DC and Virginia by the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Good Deeds Day has a home at George Mason University, thanks to Mason Hillel, the Center for Jewish Campus Life at Mason, and the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being. The event kicks off Mason's annual six-week Spring Into Well-Being awareness campaign.

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George Mason University Introduces New Continuing Education Course: Conscious Transitions: An Invitation to a Bigger Life

George Mason University Introduces New Continuing Education Course: Conscious Transitions: An Invitation to a Bigger Life

Conscious Transitions targets individuals who would like to gain insight on positively transitioning through their personal and professional life changes, as well as executive coaches, human resource managers, and those who work in the helping professions. Christine Wahl and Michael Milano are offering this four-month workshop and retreat program for those who want to enhance their emotional development and levels of resilience through life’s inevitable challenges.

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The "Center" of Well-Being at Mason & Top Ten Tips for Well-Being

The "Center" of Well-Being at Mason & Top Ten Tips for Well-Being

When Mason's President Ángel Cabrera included a well-being university goal in his 2014–24 Strategic Plan, he asked Dr. Nance Lucas, executive director of Mason’s Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, to lead the charge. There is no magic formula for happiness, but there are tips for increasing your well-being!

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GMU Vice Provost Dr. Michelle Marks Credits CWB and Presents on Well-Being at American Chamber of Commerce Meeting in Korea

GMU Vice Provost Dr. Michelle Marks Credits CWB and Presents on Well-Being at American Chamber of Commerce Meeting in Korea

Professor Michelle Marks gave a presentation on “Leading to Well-Being” at the meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea. Dr. Marks credited the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being for running programs outside of the regular curricula to improve its students’ well-being. On June 9, she will give a lecture under the theme of well-being to students at George Mason University Korea in Songdo, Incheon.

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Mason Is Collecting Student, Faculty, and Staff Strengths Stories

Mason Is Collecting Student, Faculty, and Staff Strengths Stories

The Gallup StrengthsFinder Assessment is FREE OF CHARGE to all Mason students, faculty and staff as part of the Well-Being University Initiative! This discovery tool helps participants identify their top five strengths along with innovative ways to use them in everyday life. Have you taken StrengthsFinder yet? Go to the WBU website and take it today! Tell us about your Strengths!

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CWB Professional Development Programs

CWB Professional Development Programs

Organizations are looking for managers, leaders, and coaches who can help them maximize employee strengths, increase organizational well-being, and create teams that are thriving together. Are you ready? CWB offers professional development that will dramatically deepen meaning in your life and work!

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