Wednesday, November 13 - Surf your stress week

If you are seeking a relaxing activity, the library will have a workshop on mindfulness, and chair yoga will be in Gaia today.

Later in the evening, an interesting lecture about living without mobile devices will be held by Johan van Houten.

Overview activities Wednesday, November 13

Workshop: Mindfulness (I)

Mindfulness is about developing the ability to deal with the stresses of everyday life at university (and beyond). In this workshop we will explore what mindfulness is and how mindfulness can help us deal with stress.

For who? Students + Employees
When? 08:00 - 09:00
Where? Meeting room 2, Sports Centre de Bongerd
Registration? Yes
By who? Edith te Hennepe

EFT: Ancient Chinese medicine meets modern psychology

Gently tap with your fingertips on the endpoints of the meridians in your body, we stop the fight-, flight- or freeze response and alleviate our stress.

For who? Students + Employees
When? 12:00 - 13:30
Where? Orion C3043
Registration? No, open walk-in
By who? Mirjam Rutten

Mental coaching

Change starts with yourself. Learn to deal better with emotions, focus on solutions and be honest with yourself. Learn how to feel good. Mental coaching can help you with this. Dutch spoken.

For who? Students + Employees
When? 12:30 - 13:30
Where? Forum C0318
Registration? No, open walk-in
By who? Ben Middelkamp

PauseXpress

Active breaks on the workplace by instructors of Sports Centre De Bongerd.

For who? Employees
When? 14:00 - 15:30
Where? Gaia & Lumen
Registration? No, open walk-in
By who? Ingi Alofs

Workshop: Thriving... in spite of it all

In this workshop, we’ll explore what it means to be successful, and human, in a burnt-out world.

For who? Students + Employees
When? 17:30 - 19:00
Where? Forum C0217
Registration? Yes
By who? Lauren Kiraly
Lauren Kiraly

Lauren Kiraly, Founder of FORM Project, is a Leadership Guide and Wellness Educator who helps professionals achieve their potential by cultivating a consciousness which enables thriving. She believes that we cannot describe possibilities for the future, unless the present problem is accurately defined, which is why – during the Surf Your Stress event – she’ll bring it back to the basics to discuss what is stress, how it impacts our entire system, and some simple tools to support us in creating a more balanced future, for ourselves and others.

Free chair massage

Free chair massage by a professional masseur.

For who? Students + Employees
When? 10:00 - 17:00
Where? Leeuwenborch
Registration? Yes - Register on location
By who? Massageprofs

Games

All sort of games will be on the Forum Podium, to relax in between lectures!

For who? Students + Employees
When? 10:00 - 18:00
Where? Forum Podium
Registration? No, open walk-in

Workshop: Mindfulness (II)

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? This 30-minute mindfulness meditation is a great way to quite your mind and to relax and embrace silence.

For who? Students
When? 10:30 - 11:00
Where? Forum Library
Registration? No, open walk-in
By who? Spectrum

Walk-in hour physiotherapist

Free walk-in consultation with the fysiotherapist.

For who? Students + Employees
When? 12:00 - 13:00
Where? Forum 030
Registration? No, open walk-in
By who? Physiotherapist

Walk-in hour student psychologist

Free walk-in consultation with the student psychologist.

For who? Students
When? 13:00 - 14:00
Where? Forum 030
Registration? No, open walk-in
By who? Student psychologist

Chair yoga

Chair yoga is the most accessible form of yoga. A chair yoga class consists of performing mild yoga poses on a chair.

For who? Students + Employees
When? 14:45 - 15:00
Where? Gaia 1
Registration? No, open walk-in
By who? Wilma Twigt

Lecture: Life without mobile devices

“I went offline and survived!” Who can live nowadays without the internet or a smartphone? In this gathering you will learn how your relationship with your digital world is and if this is how you like it to be.

For who? Students + Employees
When? 19:30 - 21:15
Where? Forum C0222
Registration? Yes
By who? Johan van Houten
Johan van Houten

In this talk Johan van Houten is going to show you that you CAN control your Smartphone and social media.  Johan is the EXPERT on finding balance between online and offline life. He lived 1 year without the internet and mobile phone. People told him it was not possible in this digital era, but he did this. Johan is going to talk about his offline year and how he found his online and offline balance. He is going to share the benefits of finding your own balance and shares tips to find your balance.

Johan is also author of the book “366 dagen Digiminderen” (Dutch).