Thunderwolves Acts of Kindness

Event Date: 
Monday, January 24, 2022 - 8:00am EST to Friday, January 28, 2022 - 4:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Online

Keep the positivity going this Thrive Week by doing an act of kindness ♥

Submit your acts of kindness through the link to enter for a chance to win a gift card to a spa in your area! We can't wait to see all the kindness in our Orillia Thunderwolf family! This form will be available January 24 - 28.

Open to Orillia students only.

Click here to submit your act of kindness.

Wall of Kindness

Event Date: 
Monday, January 24, 2022 - 8:00am EST to Friday, January 28, 2022 - 4:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Online

As a part of Thrive week, share messages of support and hope for your fellow Lakehead students on our virtual Wall of Kindness ♥ Send in your messages from January 24 - 28!

Click here to add a positive message on our Wall of Kindness.

Drop-in Elder Session

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom

Aaniin Boozhoo Kina Weya (Hello Everyone)!

Join us for a virtual drop-in session with Elder Trish Monague from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. Elders provide holistic and spiritual guidance, traditional teachings, and a good laugh in times of stress. There will be a virtual smudge and prayer, followed by one-on-one sessions with Elder Trish.

Open to all students, staff and faculty.

To register, please email Mercedes Jacko, orillia.ii@lakeheadu.ca

 

Align & Revive

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom

Come and join us for this short and sweet 30-minute stretch & Strength inspired zoom class with Meghan! Align and Thrive will provide you with a full-body workout that focuses on muscle strength and flexibility. This fun and interactive workout is a great chance to prioritize you during Thrive week!

Power (Half) Hour

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom

Come and join us for this fun and interactive fast paced zoom workout during Thrive week with Meghan! This High Intensity Interval style class is designed to raise your heart rate and be a full body workout. It will be a nice break in your day that allows you to reset and refresh for the rest of your day!

Virtual Thrive Kits

Event Date: 
Monday, January 24, 2022 - 8:00am EST to Friday, January 28, 2022 - 4:30am EST
Event Location: 
Email

Request a Virtual Thrive Kit for a friend, classmate or colleague! Thrive Kits are anonymous care packages with positive messaging. To send one to a friend, classmate, colleague or student fill out the request form:

https://mailchi.mp/0ad00a785089/fpreq146wi

If you want to send it to a group of people, email a list to activities.shcc@lakeheadu.ca

Making Mindfulness a Habit

Event Date: 
Sunday, January 23, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Sunday, January 30, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom

Join Student Health and Wellness yoga instructor, Ameena, for a 4-week yoga and mindfulness series. Every Sunday, from 11 am -12 pm EST, we will have discussions about goal-setting, we will do breathing exercises, journaling and finally, a brief 30-minute yoga practice. Each week you’ll be given mindful homework assignments in order to create new habits.

You’ll need:
✅ Yoga Mat
✅ Journal

Open to students, staff and faculty. No yoga experience is necessary.

Registration is required- participants will be emailed more details close prior to the first class.

Mental Health in the Movies Trivia Night

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom

Movies can play a significant role in spreading awareness regarding mental health and have sensitively portrayed the challenges faced by those with lived experiences in mental health.

Join Student Health and Wellness Peer Wellness Educators to test your cinematic knowledge using Kahoot, winner will receive a $25 gift card.

Peer Chat

Event Date: 
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zom

Being a student is hard but it can feel like you are the only one who is stressed out or struggling. Peer Chat is a virtual way to connect with other students to talk through the different academic and social experiences you have while being a student. The session provides you with the opportunity to gain insight into different student experiences as well as share your own unique skills to help support your peers.

No registration is required, drop into the zoom session anytime during the hour.

Student Wellness Advisory Team

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom

The Student Wellness Advisory Team (SWAT) works to facilitate student input into the overall operations of Student Health and Wellness, Lakehead University’s Wellness Strategy and Student Health and Wellness’ Health Promotion Strategy. Members shall serve as student ambassadors with respect to the services offered by Student Health and Wellness and as ambassadors with respect to the overall health and wellness of the student population. Students from both Thunder Bay and Orillia are welcome.
Meetings will occur 2 per semester over zoom.

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