Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Archives - 304 Articles

Celebrating success

Celebrating success

The mood in EagleBank Arena was lively on May 18 and 19, as the College of Humanities and Social Sciences held its degree celebration ceremonies. Congratulations again to all of our graduates! We are pleased to welcome you to an impressive community of alumni, made only stronger by the class of 2017.

Read More »
Celebrate National Employee Well-Being Month this June at Mason

Celebrate National Employee Well-Being Month this June at Mason

June is National Employee Well-Being Month throughout the United States, and Mason is a great place to celebrate because of our commitment to being a well-being university. Faculty and staff can take advantage of a variety of resources from Human Resources and Payroll that are designed to strengthen different dimensions of well-being.

Read More »
Embracing the Unknown

Embracing the Unknown

How can we embrace the unknown? CWB Senior Scholar and MILE faculty member Dr. Beth Cabrera’s blog explores how to reduce anxiety and increase resilience by accepting life's surprises.

Read More »
A Positive Focus: Discovering Your Best Self through Strengths Academy

A Positive Focus: Discovering Your Best Self through Strengths Academy

Everyone at Mason is pursuing greater knowledge through their academic studies and work. But how well do we know ourselves? The more we learn about ourselves, the better prepared we’ll be to fulfill our highest potential – in the university, and beyond. That’s why all Mason students, faculty, and staff can take the Gallup StrengthsFinder assessment to discover their top five personal strengths out of 34 core personality strengths identified in Gallup’s extensive research.

Read More »
Resilience at Mason

Resilience at Mason

Spring is here and the semester is entering its busy season before exams and graduation. How are you holding up? Are you able to attend to your well-being and stay focused during this important time? Are you more resilient than you realize? George Mason University Life Associate Dean Lewis Forrest describes George Mason University's resilience work in this insightful blog for Graduate Student Life at Mason.

Read More »
Support the Center with Mason's first Giving Day

Support the Center with Mason's first Giving Day

As part of the historic and ambitious Faster Farther campaign, George Mason University is hosting its first-ever Giving Day on Thursday, April 6th. Please help make this day a great success for Mason and the Center by giving generously on April 6th.

Read More »
Workplace Well-Being – Indeed, love has a lot to do with it:  A spotlight on the research of Dr. Mandy O’Neill

Workplace Well-Being – Indeed, love has a lot to do with it: A spotlight on the research of Dr. Mandy O’Neill

Dr. O’Neill, a Senior Scientist for the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being (CWB) and Assistant Professor of Management in the George Mason University School of Business, along with faculty in the Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology program - ranked 10th in North America - contribute to this unique body of knowledge. Dr. O’Neill’s work has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, as well as numerous prestigious academic journals.

Read More »