Emotional wellness is the basis of a happy, productive and well-balanced life. Stress, anxiety, grief, depression and relationship issues can all impact emotional wellness. The right knowledge is crucial to maintaining emotional wellness and managing life, school and work issues. A Healthier U provides comprehensive resources and information to help faculty and professional staff develop the skills needed to achieve overall emotional wellness and a healthy work/life balance.
Health Advocate offers an Employee Assistance Program and Work-Life Balance programs for Drexel University faculty and professional staff. For more information about this benefit please visit Drexel's Health Advocate webpage or call 866.799.2728.
FREE Wellness Wednesday Massages
Unwind and treat yourself with a complimentary five-minute massage offered to faculty and professional staff on a monthly basis at various locations throughout Drexel's campuses. Visit our Events Calendar for upcoming Wellness Wednesday Mini Massage dates.
The Drexel Meditation Group (DMG) meets every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. in the Interfaith Sanctuary (Paul Peck Problem Solving and Research Building, 101 N. 33rd Street, building entrance next to Drexel Pizza). Note that you must have a Drexel ID card to access this building.
The "Interfaith Sanctuary" is on the third floor, room 315. Once on the third floor, go back to the farthest hallway and turn left. The sanctuary is on the left, room 315. If you take the first hallway, just circle the floor all the way around and it will be on the right.
These weekly sessions offer a short meditation followed by discussion, a great opportunity to sit quietly with Drexel colleagues and friends and to learn how to better manage your stress and more deeply engage your work and your life. The DMG offers an opportunity for Drexel professional staff, faculty and students to reduce stress and grow in mindfulness and compassion together.
Please review the Human Resources Events Calendar for information about upcoming special events related to meditation. The DMG will periodically bring in speakers to discuss meditation techniques, workplace wellness, stress management and more. To be added to the DMG list serve, if you have questions about the DMG, or if you want to learn more about special events related to meditation, please contact: Monica Fauble or Ahaji Schreffler.
Authors, teachers and health advocates share their stories and techniques for developing clarity and wisdom while facing life's daily joys, demands and surprises in A Healthier U's Emotional Health Speaker Series. A Healthier U aims to engage the University community in meaningful discussions about what it means to be fully alive to life's challenges and pleasant surprises. Check the Human Resources Events Calendar for the next Emotional Health Speaker Series event.