UBC Thrive: November 2-6

To: Faculty and staff in Vancouver and the Okanagan

If you are a manager of staff whose work is not computer-based, please print this email and display it in a common work area for them to review.

You are invited to participate in UBC Thrive! Choose from over 50 Thrive activities and events at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. Thrive consists of a wide range of activities that promote building skills and habits to improve positive mental health. Thrive topics include workplace mental health, meditation and mindfulness, learning how to speak up, preventing bullying and harassment, building resiliency, and engaging in healthy physical and nutritional habits.

Whether you participate in Thrive activities because you want to incorporate new skills and actions into your daily life, address areas that challenge you, or learn how to assist others, Thrive offers new tools to achieve your wellbeing goals.

Find an event, commit to your positive mental health, and help build a happier and healthier community for all: thrive.ubc.ca #ThriveAtUBC

UBC Thrive is a week dedicated to building and celebrating the positive mental health of UBC faculty, staff, and students. This year’s Thrive events run from November 2 to 6.

Thrive is an important part of Wellbeing at UBC, and is consistent with the Okanagan Charter: An International Charter for Health Promoting Universities and Colleges (http://hdl.handle.net/2429/54938).

Lisa Castle
Vice President, Human Resources

Louise Cowin
Vice President, Students