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Upcoming Events

January 2022

Mindful Meditation with Chaplain Venerable Ani Gawa Khandro

Date: Tuesdays, January 11 - April 12, 2022 

Time: 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Location: Prayer Room OM 2494

Drop-in for a few minutes or the entire hour to learn about and practice mindful meditation. Research demonstrates that practicing mindfulness boosts the wellbeing of your mind, body, and spirit. Beginners and advanced mindful practitioners welcome.

Breathwork Break – FREE Weekly 20 Minute Session

Date: Thursdays, January 13 – May 26, 2022 

Time: 12:00 – 12:20pm

Location:  On Zoom. Pre-register using this linklinks to external site.

Explore the basics of breath and the power of awareness with Wellness Leader Cheryl Hawrychuk. Set aside 20 minutes to participate in a guided breathwork journey to help create calm and stillness in your mind, body, and spirit. In collaboration with People and Culture Health and Wellbeing.

Wellness in Words Virtual Workshop: Hope & Resilience

Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Time: 3:30-5:30 PM

Location: On Zoom. Pre-register at: Eventbrite

Wellness in Words is a virtual arts-based workshop in collaboration with Art with Impact. This workshop uses short films as a creative catalyst to engage participants in free writing and poetry exercises, empowering you to explore mental health in a brave space. The workshop is hosted by the TRU Wellness Centre and will take place via zoom. Everyone who attends will be entered into a draw for $50 GC to Superstore!

Bell Let’s Talk Day: Campus Campfire

Date: Wednesday January 26, 2022

Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Location: Campus Green (Outside of Old Main)

Bell Let's Talk Day is a national campaign that raises awareness and combats stigma surrounding mental health. On January 26, from 11am-2pm, join the TRU Wellness Centre and People and Culture Health and Wellbeing on the Campus Green outside of the Old Main Building for our annual campfire. Wear blue, have a s'more and hot chocolate, and join the campus campfire conversation about mental health. If you play guitar and want to lead us in some campfire singing please contact Sultan Sandur at ssandur@tru.ca 

TRU Wellness Centre Compliment Flyers

Date: Throughout the winter semester

Location: Bulletin Boards across Campus

One kind word or gesture can change a person's whole day so why not spread a little kindness? Keep your eyes open for compliment flyers on bulletin boards across the campus. Tear away a compliment or two and share it with your peers!

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If you have any questions about upcoming events, please feel to contact Chelsea Corsi, TRU Wellness Coordinator at 250-828-5010 or ccorsi@tru.ca.

Wellness News

Mental health strategies for the holiday season

Making a mental health plan can reduce emotional strain and contribute to your overall health and wellness over the holiday season.

Award supports Indigenous health-care professionals

A team of TRU grant holders are the proud recipients of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Reach Award for their Participatory Indigenous Nursing Knowledge Translation project.

Consent education for the next generation

The first Consent Cafe, an event promoting consent education in youth, was facilitated by the TRU Wellness Centre, Sexualized Violence and Prevention and Response, and the Kamloops School of the Arts.

Read the Wellness news on Inside TRU

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