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July wellness events

The LITS Wellness Committee thought everyone might be interested in some additional classes that will be upcoming along with the end of the Operation Eat Right Challenge. Upcoming Events Operation Eat Right wraps up this Sunday, July 12.  Thank you for all of your efforts in getting the word out and participating in the challenge. […]

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Staff Fest 2020 Fun Run/Walk medal winners from LITS

GOLD Medal Winners – Under 20 minutes Lee Clontz (Director, Academic Technology Services) Ike Ikegwuonu (DB Admin II, Database Administration) SILVER Medal Winners – 20:00 – 29:59 minutes Joel Burke (Enterprise Middleware Admin IV, Identity Management) Andrew Chin (DB Admin III, Database Administration) Patricia Goddard (Education Analyst II, Teaching and Learning Technology) Norman Hulme (Multimedia […]

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Coping with COVID: The music of the pandemic

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold Auerbach, German-Jewish poet and author Colin performs Last week, Colin Bragg (reserves coordinator) gave an acoustic guitar/synthesizer concert on Facebook. His style is a mixture of soundscapes, from a folksy stroll in the woods to walking in a spacesuit and beyond. His […]

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Resilience Through Compassion webinar

Last Thursday afternoon, your LITS Wellness Committee hosted a webinar by Carol Beck from the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics here at Emory on Resilience Through Compassion. The webinar dealt with how contemplative practice can help to modify our attitudes and activities to sustain personal resilience. As we deal with the stress of […]

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Coping with COVID: What would you do if you found four baby opossums?

“You can’t put this possum in a cage.” – George Jones, country music singer As our Emory and LITS leaders encourage us to continue to stay the course, it is nice to rejoice in the little things that help us keep our sanity day by day, week by week, in this strange, new world. Homemade […]

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Coping with COVID: Taking time for the little things

“In order to see the birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” – Robert Lynd, writer from Belfast, Ireland Baby birds survive tornado-strength winds Because of being stuck at home, Yuanyuan Sui (application developer, Application Development) began discovering more interesting things around her house. Two weeks ago, she found a nest […]

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Coping with COVID: Would YOU grow a Carolina Reaper?

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene, author As we continue forward, abnormal is becoming the new normal. All of us are striving, striving, striving to keep our lives and jobs from overwhelming us during this situation. It’s easy to get […]

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