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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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University Life’s Student Well-Being Team: Scholars at Work

University Life’s Student Well-Being Team: Scholars at Work

All around campus, students are helping other students learn how to reach their full potential by tapping into the strength that comes from well-being. During Well-Being Week, University Life’s student well-being team works with other students through workshops and events. This small but mighty group of students are passionate about helping others reach their full potential through well-being,

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REGISTER TODAY for the 2016 Leadership Mason Conference!!!

REGISTER TODAY for the 2016 Leadership Mason Conference!!!

This year’s Leadership Mason Conference will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016. The conference is a one-day program focusing on leadership skill development through large group and small workshop formats. Students enhance the leadership skills they already have while gaining new skills that will benefit both now and in the future. This year’s theme is Leading Social Change Through Student Activism. This conference is for ALL students who are interested in how they can help make positive change in their own lives and the lives of others. You do NOT need to be a student activist to attend.

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NEW: Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner Certification Program at Mason this Fall!

NEW: Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner Certification Program at Mason this Fall!

The Center for the Advancement of Well-Being and University Life are thrilled to host a special Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner Certification Program with Dr. David L. Cooperrider, founding thought-leader of appreciative inquiry, and in partnership with the Center for Appreciative Inquiry at Champlain College. The program begins on November 14th, and will be offered at Mason’s Fairfax Campus!

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