Pathways to Well-being: Happiness and Mindfulness

Discovering Happiness Workshop
Sunday, Mar. 4, 2018, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Arts and Administration Building, A-1043

  • 9-10:30 a.m.: Keynote, Jennifer Kelly
  • 10:30-10:45 a.m.: Break
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m.: Gratitude Journaling

Happy: Video Screening and Discussion
Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018, 5:30 -8 p.m. (Pizza served at 5 p.m.), Bruneau Centre, IIC-2001.
This documentary on discovering happiness is being presented as part of the Culture of Care well-being event series. Open to all students, staff and faculty. Pizza will be served at 5 p.m. and there will also be a candy table! View the trailer below.


Seven Sacred Teachings Workshop
Friday, Mar. 16, 2018, 1-4 p.m., Landing, University Centre.
Love, honesty, humility, respect, truth, patience and wisdom. Each of these has a story. Saqamaw Mi'sel Joe will present these teachings from an Aboriginal way of life and teach you how they are important to living a full and healthy life. Open to all students, staff and faculty.

There will be food offered at this event from Four Fires.

Mindful Watercolour Activity
Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018, 12-1 p.m.University Centre (outside The Landing).
Take part in a guided watercolour mindfulness activity and experience an art-based approach to wellness. This event is free and open to all students, staff and faculty.

Pathways to Well-being Workshop
Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018, 1-4 p.m., The Landing, University Centre.
Mar. 20 is International Day of Happiness. We all want to be happy, but what exactly is happiness? Join Jennifer Kelly from Coast2Coast training for a dynamic half-day session to learn about scientifically proven factors of happiness and well-being. In this workshop, participants will discover the science of happiness, assess happiness boosting activities and then practice these activities. Participants will walk away with tangible action items and techniques they can use to boost their personal happiness and well-being. Open to all students, staff and faculty on the St John’s campus. Please note that this event is at capacity. If you have questions, please contact

Memorial is committed to providing an inclusive learning and work environment. If there is anything we can do to ensure your full participation in any of these events, please contact directly and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.


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