How UBC Thrives

Thriving all year doesn’t mean living life perfectly. Instead, it’s about making small decisions each day that bring you closer to positive mental health and the best version of yourself over time. See below for tips, strategies, and stories on how UBC students, staff, and faculty find ways to Thrive all year long.

Student stories

 

Making Friends Away from Home

Post by Syr

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How to Develop and Stick to a Self-Care Routine

Post by Emma

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Six Simple Solutions (to handle stress)

Post by Katvia

 

Staff stories

Embarking on an Emotional Cleanse

Post by Miranda Massie, Health Promotions Coordinator, Human Resources

How I Thrive at UBC

Post by Debbie McPherson, Development Coordinator, Faculty of Forestry

It’s Time to Bring Back Recess

Post by Miranda Massie, Health Promotions Coordinator, Human Resources

 

Faculty stories

Thriving Faculty: Carrie Ichikawa Jenkins

Professor, Philosophy

Thriving Faculty: Gary Schajer

Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Sciences

Thriving Faculty: Mary Jung

Associate Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences