“If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man’s sorrow and suffering enough to disarm hostility.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The holiday season […]
This month, Fr. Schemel muses on the essential message and spirit of the holiday season.
We are thrilled to announce a series of audio meditations and lectures to support you in your everyday life, created by our Wellness Workshop Facilitator, Lisa A. McCrohan. Designed to […]
This November, we are all about being grateful! This week, we’re excited to offer two great workshops, Creative Spark: What’s Your Story? and Mind-Body Connections: Attitude of Gratitude, to get […]
Fr. Schemel ponders gratitude in this season of so many family and cultural celebrations.
It takes intentional awareness to incline the mind toward gratitude. We gravitate toward (harp on, remember, obsess about, complain about, and even share with others) the negative in our lives. […]
Never take life for granted. I have been a fitness enthusiast my entire life. I actually started teaching fitness out of high school and eventually got certified as an aerobics […]
Get excited! The biggest wellness event of the Fall is almost here! Mark your calendars and join us this Friday, October 25 in Yates Field House from 11:30am-2:30pm for the […]
GUWellness is collecting unwanted prescription glasses and sunglasses to help benefit those in need! With the help of EyeMed Vision Care and people like you, OneSight has provided much needed vision […]
What do renowned meditation teacher, Tara Brach, MSNBC’s Mika Brezezinski and Joe Scarborough, New York Times best-selling author, Chris Crowley, and Georgetown’s Professor Thomas Sherman all have in common? They […]
On Wednesday, October 9, we’ll be walking the labyrinth by the Waterfront. According to the Labyrinth Society, a labyrinth is a single path or unicursal pattern/tool for personal, psychological and […]
During this harvest month, Fr. Schemel recommends taking stock of what you have sown in your personal relationships and in your heart.
It’s 10 a.m., you are sitting at your desk, and already you are feeling tired or stressed. What can you do? Yoga can help. In the West we tend to […]
With the return to the fall semester, Fr. Schemel reflects on how learning should be a lifetime venture, not solely undertaken in the classroom.
This fall, GUWellness will present a new series designed to help reduce stress, improve mental and physical health and provide an enhanced sense of well-being. Sound like something you could […]
Fr. Francis Schemel, S.J. muses on the Horace quote, “Carpe Diem” and the transitions that take place in the month of August. Featured Image by Darcy Moore on Flickr Creative […]
Fr. Schemel, S.J. muses on being grateful and humble in our celebrations during the month of July. You can always visit his blog to dig a little deeper. Featured image by Tedeytan on Flickr Creative […]
June is busting out all over. It’s a happy time. No more pencils, no more books. No more teacher’s dirty looks. It’s a time of freedom. The gateway to summer […]
May is the month for remembering. We start with May Day dancing and weaving around a May Pole, then the Derby and Mother’s Day, Armed Forces Day and, finally, Memorial […]
Yesterday was Easter and today is April Fool’s Day. This is the day, when some King, long ago, allowed his jester to take over and rule for the day and, […]