For the past several years in February at Georgetown, we have gathered to practice the “sweet, heart-opening, sometimes challenging but always nourishing” lovingkindness meditation. In preparing for this year’s gathering […]
Meet Lisa Davis, Vice President for Information Services and Chief Information Officer here at Georgetown. Lisa has written for GUWellness before about her experience with heart surgery. In honor of National Heart […]
Meet Anne Ridder, Interim Associate Dean & Director of the Graduate Liberal Studies Degree Program at the School of Continuing Studies and facilitator of the Bereavement Support Group. Simply a “circle of care” open to […]
Three months ago, Nicole Heydt was the picture of health. She is today, too, but the 23 year old doesn’t take it for granted any more. In September, Nicole was […]
“With each act of forgiveness, whether small or great, we move toward wholeness.” – Desmond & Mpho Tutu, The Book of Forgiving Each of us carries regrets and grudges. In […]
Get excited! It’s time for the main wellness event of the fall semester. Mark your calendars now and plan to join GUWellness as well as representatives from all of our […]
Meet Tanja Szabo, a former student of the Linguistics department, who has been working at Georgetown University since 2005 as both a language instructor and as a yoga instructor at […]
Meet Nichelle Mason, Assistant Director of the Real Estate Finance Initiative in the McDonough School of Business. We caught up with Nichelle at a recent Creative Spark workshop. Originally from Louisiana, […]
The other morning, I sat down to fill out my son’s Emergency Contact form for the new school year. As I got out my pen and started to write, my […]
How would you like to feel more relaxed, refreshed, healthy and happy? Would you also be interested in increasing your job satisfaction, improving your relationships and sleeping better, too? If […]
The Wellness Explorers Challenge is all about encouraging us to try new things that can enhance our wellness. I invite you to consider trying Self-care. I define Self-care as a set of […]
Fr. Schemel reflects on Independence Day and the bountiful freedoms we cherish.
In June, Fr. Schemel reflects on the joys of summer, vacations and the perspective they bring.
“…before an assembled group of monks, a zen teacher asked, “What is the most important thing in life?” “Food,” said one. “Work,” said another. “The pursuit of truth,” said a […]
Fr. Schemel speaks to the changes and new freedoms present in May. He discusses what freedom actually looks like in action, rather than a simplistic concept.
Health Advocate‘s Wellness Coaching program gives Georgetown’s active, benefits eligible employees (along with their spouse and dependent children over age 18) unlimited access to a Personal Wellness Coach. Your coach […]
I remember when my first child was born and the sleep deprivation that came with having a newborn. Everyone said, “Sleep when baby sleeps.” But I couldn’t. You see, I […]
Fr Schemel discusses new life in spring and the distractions of the internet.
The 2014 Financial Education Conference is here! Relieve the stress that comes along with juggling day-to-day finances and unexpected expenses by taking charge of your financial wellness this March. Wherever you […]
Father Schemel muses on the change and unpredictability inevitable in March, and recommends embracing this opportunity for change.