Employee Wellbeing Update

Employee Wellbeing at Cornell

These weekly newsletters 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.


May 26, 2020

  • Help Collect the Advice of Elders for Getting Through a Crisis
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Mutual Aid food cabinets in need of contributions
  • Living Alone During COVID-19 program highlights
  • Parental Resilience Workshop Series


May 18, 2020

  • Financial wellbeing – Cornell special benefit considerations during COVID-19
  • Cultivating resiliency
  • Slacklining 101
  • Women Swimmin’ goes virtual
  • Story time with Cornell leaders
  • Maternal depression resources
  • Older Americans Month 2020


May 11, 2020

  • Cornell traditions
  • Caring for your time
  • Financial workshops - selling ahome, budgeting, tenant rights, student loans
  • Emotional wellbeing workshops - resiliency, grief, and stress
  • Parenting in a time of crisis
  • Managers role modeling wellbeing


May 4, 2020

  • Eating when working remotely: from mindless to mindful eating
  • Hiking/biking locations in New York
  • Opioids and Narcan Trainings
  • Welcoming new residents to Tompkins County
  • Update on public schools, camps, and child care programs
  • Caring for grandchildren while working


April 2020

April 27, 2020

  • Navigating work and life
  • Active and stillness breaks to recharge and re-energize
  • Tips for your high school/college students
  • Plant-based eating, food cabinets, food pantries
  • NYS Child Care Grants for Essential Personnel
  • Tips for managers


April 20, 2020

  • “Productivity, Perfection, and a Pandemic”
  • Substance abuse resources
  • Tips for grocery shopping and getting the most out of a virtual medical appointment
  • Remote work tips for everyone, managers, families, and technology
  • Volunteer opportunities


April 12, 2020

  • Emotional wellbeing and caring for the mental health of older adults
  • Adjusting your work schedule
  • Building and maintaining connections
  • Child care resources and virtual babysitting


April 6, 2020

  • Remote employees: tips for daily routines and focus
  • Financial supports for food, baby care items, etc.
  • Personal preparedness strategies