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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] BRINGING MINDFULNESS TO FOOD Mindfulness is a type of meditation practice that has been gaining popularity in recent years, though it has been around much longer. Perhaps one of the reasons behind this recent surge in popularity is the ability to practice mindfulness in a variety of ways. Not only can you […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] free introduction to mindfulness sessions In celebration of National Meditation Month, please join us in exploring and experiencing what mindfulness has to offer. The University of Utah Health Office of Wellness & Integrative Health, the Resiliency Center and the GME Wellness Program are kicking off a series of FREE, introductory mindfulness sessions […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] DO YOU PRACTICE MINDFULNESS? Do the stresses of daily life have you feeling anxious? In today’s day and age, people tend to find themselves exponentially busier with longer hours on the job, more familial commitments, and the stresses of day-to-day life. Anxiety is ever-present in modern Western culture. The effects of anxiety […]

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BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS — NON-LABORATORY EMPLOYEES [bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″] [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] Bloodborne pathogens are disease-inducing microorganisms which can be transmitted through human blood and other body fluids. Anyone whose job responsibilities require them to work with human blood or other possibly infectious material must comply with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. Some of the requirements include […]

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MINDFULNESS: BEING PRESENT IMPACTS HEALTH AND SAFETY AT THE U [bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″] [/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] A recent uptick in on the job injuries prompts EHS to recommend a thoughtful approach to safety at work. Research results reported in the Harvard Business Review, the Journal of Abnormal Psychology and the Psychological Bulletin show that “poor attention […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-9″] PEAK WELLNESS WORKSHOPS Does the holiday season bring as much stress as joy to your life?  PEAK is offering a series of workshops to help you enjoy the holidays in a healthy and mindful way. Three 90-minute workshops will be offered in the month of December and will cover a wide range […]

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