8 September, 2016
Various (Level 6 student lounge); room 608; room 609
Law Students Society
Room 631 Level 6 Student Lounge
Come along to taste an array of international flavours from the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and celebrate the importance of connecting and supporting each other. Take a few snaps at the R U OK day “photo booth” and post #RUOK to go in the running to win a $50 Coles Myer Voucher!
After you’ve grabbed a bite, join us in one of the two fantastic workshops running over the lunch break, including:
1.15 – 2.00pm
Room 608 MLS
Are you feeling stressed or too serious about study, work or even life in general at the moment? Instead, do you want to have some good belly laughter and some peace of mind?
If your answers are "YES" and "YES", then, please come and join Elva of Peace Lab at the Laughter Zen Session. A Laughter Zen Session combines Laughter Yoga and Creative Meditation into one fun and reflective session. You are invited to experience the joy of childlike playfulness and also to enjoy moments of heartfelt inner connection with yourselves.
Elva would like to ask you to dispense your pre-conceived ideas as to when and how we should laugh, and encourages you to drop your worldly seriousness just for a short while. Instead, bring your curiosity, your willingness and your desire for peace and fun - let's be experimental!
Smiling Minds – Introductory Workshop
1.15 – 2.00pm
Room 609 MLS
Ever wanted to know what mindfulness is? Or mindfulness based meditation? Come along to this experiential workshop led by Smiling Minds where you will learn about mindfulness and how you can use it not just in times of stress but every day to cultivate emotional balance and intelligence to enable you to thrive in your studies, work and personal life. Take 45 minutes out of your busy day to have some fun and learn something new that may just set you on a new path towards enhanced wellbeing!
MLS Smiling Minds Evening lecture
5.30 – 6.30pm
Ever wondered about what mindfulness and mindfulness based meditation are? Or how they work? In this lecture by Smiling Minds, you will learn not just what mindfulness is, but also the scientific evidence on how it works and what it does. By cultivating mindfulness in your own life, you can learn to thrive every day, including in times of stress, through the development of self-awareness, emotional intelligence and resilience skills. These skills are of personal value, but are also highly valued in the workplace – so come along and kick-start your professional development in emotional intelligence!