If you’ve ever walked in the door and complained about your work, you’re not alone. What if, instead of being a source of stress – our work (and workplaces) were good for us?
In Episode 9 of Te Rāngai Pūtaiao | College of Science’s weekly podcast, UC Science Radio, Professor of Psychology Katharina Naswall talks about the world of work in uncertain times, how to reduce stress and increase health and wellbeing in the workplace, and how to make sure it’s good for us.
Would you like to start exercising, but are a little overwhelmed by all the high intensity training online? No problem! Walking is one of the safest and healthiest forms of exercise to get you started, and we’re here to help.
What is Jumpstart?
Jumpstart is a FREE six week walking programme that will progress you from walking nowhere, to walking 5km comfortably and safely. You don’t need to join the RecCentre, and you can do it wherever you like!
We are urging all staff to carefully consider all overseas personal travel at this point in time. The university of course can’t and won’t dictate where people go on personal leave, however it is important that staff understand implications that might be associated with a decision to travel abroad right now. These implications might range from imposed travel restrictions, insurance issues, to a need to self-isolate for 14 days upon return (and therefore cannot return to work).
Here are a few tips that may be helpful in your decision making:
If you are travelling, note that insurance at the moment can be problematic with COVID-19, so pay attention to the fine print and keep an eye out for any updates or changes to your insurance coverage