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Employee Wellbeing Update

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These updates from Cornell Work/Life, Cornell Wellness, and the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program are full of useful tips and resources for self-care, remote work, caregiving, financial wellbeing, and more.  Contact wellbeing@cornell.edu with questions or suggestions.

Current Issue:

May 7, 2024

  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month
  • The Hidden Toll of Microstress
  • Biking at Cornell
  • Tick and Mosquito Yard Treatments

April 22, 2024

  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • How to Beat Workplace Loneliness
  • Estate Planning Considerations
  • Earth Day Tips

April 4, 2024

  • Out of the Darkness Walk
  • 2024 Solar Eclipse Information
  • Annual Service of Remembrance
  • Sustainability Month

March 18, 2024

  • Digital Harassment Resources
  • Cornell Children's Tuition Scholarship Program
  • Save Energy (and Money) in Your Home
  • College of Veterinary Medicine Open House

February 27, 2024

  • Daylight Saving Begins March 10th
  • What if Success was Measured by Wellbeing?
  • Cornell Pet Loss Hotline
  • Philadelphia Day Trip

February 15, 2024

  • Black History Month
  • Best Diet for Healthy Sleep
  • Beyond Waste Campaign
  • Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health?

January 29, 2024

  • Avoiding Winter Falls and Slips
  • Financial Wellness: Tax Tips
  • Preparing for Baby Series
  • 7 Types of Rest

January 16, 2024

  • Meet the University Ombuds
  • Reimagining Retirement Virtual Series
  • Lab Testing Available at Cornell
  • Soup and Hope Kicks Off

December 11, 2023

  • Navigating Holiday Stress
  • Understanding Diabetes
  • Planning for Religious Holidays, Observances, and Accommodations
  • Powering Down for Winter Break

November 27, 2023

  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Cornell Outdoor Education Gear Sale
  • Winter Safety Tips
  • Sustainable Holidays

November 6, 2023

  • Veteran's Day Events and Resources
  • Endowed Open Enrollment
  • New Group Counseling
  • Discounts on Veterinary Care

October 23, 2023

  • Meditations for Inner and Global Peace
  • LGBT History Month
  • Nominations Open for George Peter Award for Dedicated Service
  • Prepare to "Fall Back"

October 10, 2023

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Understanding Hearing Loss as We Age
  • Professional Clothing Giveaway
  • Haunted History Tours

September 25, 2023

  • Cornell Child Care Grant for Faculty and Staff
  • Sip and Relax with Cornell Wellness
  • Workforce Affinity Groups 
  • Domestic Violence at the Workplace: A Training for Managers & HR Professionals

September 12, 2023

  • National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
  • Child Car Seat Safety Check
  • Insectapalooza
  • Fall Employee Celebration

August 28, 2023

  • National Breastfeeding Awareness Month
  • Narcan Training and Distribution for the Community
  • Overcoming Burnout
  • How Much Water Should You Drink in a Day

August 8, 2023

  • Preparing for Baby Series
  • Retirement and Beyond Seminars
  • Cornell Coworker Coffee
  • Food Scrap Recycling

July 18, 2023

  • Finding Connection at Cornell
  • Hot Weather Pet Tips
  • Diverse Living in Ithaca Guide
  • U-Pick Blueberry Farms

June 29, 2023

  • Summer Wellbeing Adventure
  • The Connection Between Digestive Health and Mental Health
  • Free Concerts on the Arts Quad
  • Workload Prioritization Process Tool

June 12, 2023

  • Diversity and Inclusion Celebrations
  • Why Stress Causes People to Overeat
  • Prevent Lyme and Other Illnesses
  • How to Balance Debt, Saving, and Investing

May 31, 2023

  • Special Six-Month Child Care Grant
  • Medication Drop Box
  • Preventing Identity Theft
  • Let the Grass Grow

May 16, 2023

  • COVID Public Health Emergency Update
  • How to Boost Your Self Confidence
  • Saving for Your Child's Education
  • Celebrate Asian Pacific American and Jewish American Heritage Month

May 1, 2023

  • Understanding & Overcoming Perfectionism
  • Build Your Own Terrarium
  • Organize, Plan, and Own Your Future
  • Volunteer at Commencement

April 17, 2023

  • Stress Management
  • Local Birdwatching Opportunities
  • Spring Plant Sale
  • Pet Loss Grief

April 3, 2023

  • Out of the Darkness Campus Walk
  • Sustainability Month at Cornell
  • Stress & Anxiety in Pets
  • Understanding Your Education Benefits,

March 20, 2023

  • Out of the Darkness Campus Walk supported by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
  • Improving Your Mental Health at Work
  • Planning Time Off and Other Restorative Practices
  • Understanding and Responding to Workplace Violence

March 6, 2023

  • Cornell Children's Tuition Scholarship Workshop
  • Neurodiversity Celebration Week
  • Recycle Your Home & Office Electronics
  • 2023 Inclusive Excellence Summit Registration

February 20, 2023

  • Winter Wellness Breaks
  • Retirement & Beyond Seminars
  • Stretch With Wellness
  • Internal Career Fair

February 6, 2023

  • Black History Month Events
  • Resources for Heart Health
  • Tax Tips
  • Day Trip to Philadelphia

January 25, 2023

  • Cornellians Volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Community Healing Space
  • Bike Mechanic Workshops
  • Meatless Recipes to Help Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

January 10, 2023

  • Preparing for Baby Series
  • Wills & Estates - Protect Your Assets
  • Leading Effectively in a Virtual Workplace
  • Cornell Inspired Crossword Puzzle

2022

December 13, 2022

  • Making Sense of Hearing Loss and Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids
  • Practice Winter Safety
  • Protect Your Data with an Electronic W-2
  • Planning for Religious Holidays, Observances, and Accommodations

November 28, 2022

  • National Caregivers Month - Cornell Caregiver Stories
  • Diabetes Workshop
  • Home Energy Assistance Program
  • Coping with the Holidays

November 7, 2022

  • Helping Veterans Find Wellbeing Through Farming
  • Benefair Information
  • A Deeper Understanding of the Indigenous Experience
  • Cops, Kids, and Toys

October 24, 2022

  • Cornell Adopting the Okanagan Charter
  • Disability Employment Awareness Month
  • Cornell Mentoring and Coaching
  • Discounts on Veterinary Care

October 10, 2022

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Cornell Cancer Support Group
  • Insectapalooza
  • Cornell Club Membership Discount Available

September 26, 2022

  • Build An Emergency Supply Kit
  • Camouflage to Composition: Papermaking Workshop
  • Employee Emergency CARE Fund Seeking Volunteers
  • Fall Employee Celebration is Back

September 12, 2022

  • Flu Clinics Start Soon
  • Child Car Safety Seat Check
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Homebuyer Classes

August 29, 2022

  • Mary George Opperman Veterinary Patient Assistance Fund
  • New Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Launched
  • Preparing for Baby Series
  • Want to Advance Your Career at Cornell?

August 8, 2022

  • National Breastfeeding Month
  • Mom Burnout: The Struggle is Real
  • How to Feel Less Lonely and More Connected
  • COVID-19 Guidance: Preparing for the fall semester

July 18, 2022

  • National Disability Independence Day
  • New National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Number
  • Insider Tips: Used Car Buying
  • Harriet Tubman Freedom Ride & Fair

June 28, 2022

  • PRIDE Month Resources & Information
  • Adult Bike Skills
  • New Neurodivergent Employee Community
  • Cornell Cancer Support Group

June 13, 2022

  • Juneteenth Events & Resources
  • Belonging at Work Summit
  • U-Pick Strawberry Farms
  • Cornell Recreation Connection's Summer Lunchtime Games

May 31, 2022

  • LGBTQ+ Resource Guide for Faculty and Staff 
  • Meditate at the Johnson Museum
  • Step It Up with Cornell Wellness
  • Women Swimmin' Registration Opens

May 18, 2022

  • Mental Health Resources 
  • Sailing Lessons at the Merrill Family Sailing Center
  • Reducing Flood Risks for Your Home
  • Big Red Food Drive

May 2, 2022

  • Finding Flourish with Cornell Wellness
  • How Anxiety Hides in Your Habits
  • Bring a Child to Work Day back in person for 2022!
  • Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic

April 18, 2022

  • BME Volleyball Team Still Practicing Wellness After Twenty Years
  • Cornell Inclusive Excellence Summit 2022
  • Estate Planning Seminar
  • Unleashing the Power of Your Team

April 4, 2022

  • Deaf History Month
  • Cornell Recreation Connection Spring Break Events
  • Cornell LGBTQ+ Resource Guide for Faculty and Staff
  • Community Shred Day

March 22, 2022

  • Women's History Month
  • First Time Homebuyer's Seminar
  • Cornell YPCNG Inspiring Leaders Series
  • Cornell Red-Tailed Hawk Cam

March 7, 2022

  • A Message About Ukraine
  • Big Red Rec Bingo
  • National Nutrition Month
  • Cornell Children's Tuition Scholarship Workshop