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Webinars

To view webinar of the month or archived webinars log into LifeMatters(opens in new window) with password csuchico.  Select Webinar button.  Archived webinars will require you to log in with individual account.  View Upcoming WorkLife Balance Webinars for CSU(opens in new window) for more information and links.  You can also view and print PDF version (PDF).  

To watch the webinar and earn a completion certificate, click "Completion Certificate" below, which will require you to log-in to an individual user account or create one. This will allow you to provide proof that you have viewed this webinar. You may also view this webinar anonymously by choosing "No Completion Certificate", but you will not be provided proof that you viewed this webinar. Note: webinars run between 45 and 60 minutes.

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, it will be available in the WorkLife Balance Webinar archives(opens in new window).


October

Organization for Life – Wednesday, October 28

This training will equip you with practical tips to overhaul or enhance your organization skills.

Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific(opens in new window)
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific(opens in new window)


September

Coping with Loss in Life – Wednesday, September 23

Learn about the experience of grieving, as well as coping resources to utilize during times of loss.

Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific(opens in new window)
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific(opens in new window)


August

Chronic Illness and Stress

Chronic illness impacts all aspects of a person’s health — physical, mental and emotional. Learn how to manage the stress of your own or a loved one’s chronic illness.

Available as a pre-recorded webinar in August.(opens in new window)

Combating Perfectionism – Wednesday, August 26

Learn ways to maintain high expectations for yourself without falling prey to the negative impacts of perfectionism.

Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific(opens in new window)
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific (opens in new window)


July

Managing Chronic Pain – Wednesday, July 22

Chronic pain has an impact on daily life. Learn the dynamics of chronic pain and management options such as mindfulness and cognitive restructuring.

Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific(opens in new window)
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific (opens in new window)


June

The Importance of an LGBTQIA+ Inclusive Workplace – Wednesday, June 24

Strategies for understanding diversity in the workplace and being inclusive to LGBTQIA+ colleagues.

Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific(opens in new window)
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific(opens in new window) 


May

COVID-19: Facts You Need to Know

Presented by Dr. Ellen Content this pre-recorded webinar(opens in new window) includes two sections: the first 28 minutes are facts and information about COVID-19 (what are signs and symptoms, how to protect yourself, etc.), while the second part discusses the emotional impact of the virus and how to handle stress and anxiety you might be feeling.

Helping Children Cope with Grief and Loss

The death or loss of a loved one is always difficult. While we can’t protect our children from the pain of loss, we can help them build healthy coping skills.

Available as a pre-recorded webinar in May(opens in new window)

Fundamentals of Mental Health – Wednesday, May 20

Learn about the fundamentals of mental health, along with proven methods for enhancing your mental wellness.

Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific(opens in new window)
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific (opens in new window)


April

Strategies to Manage Frustration and Anger – Wednesday, April 22

Everyone experiences anger and frustration. While these emotions are natural, sometimes our reactions can be unhealthy or hurtful. Understand the true cost of ongoing frustration and anger and find out how best to express these emotions

Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific(opens in new window)
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific (opens in new window)


March

Taking the High Road: Kindness and Civility – Wednesday, March 25

A kind workplace leads to reduced stress, increased morale, and better business outcomes. Discover methods for enhancing your level of kindness and respect in interpersonal relationships.

Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific(opens in new window)
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific (opens in new window)


February

Making Good Decisions Under Pressure (pre-recorded manager session)

Sometimes, important decisions have to be made under pressure. Learn how to prepare for when crunch time hits. Available as a pre-recorded webinar(opens in new window).

Finding Peace in the Chaos (pre-recorded employee session)

“Peace” isn’t about avoiding noise, conflict or hard work. This session will provide tips for maintaining composure during moments of challenge or stress. Available as a pre-recorded webinar in February(opens in new window).

Cultivating Happiness Within Yourself (live employee session) — Wednesday, February 19

Learn simple yet powerful tips for cultivating happiness.

Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific(opens in new window)
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific (opens in new window)


January

Enhancing Your Personal Safety (live employee session) - Wednesday, January 22

Understand the four pillars of personal safety: awareness, knowledge, intuition/instincts, and strategy, and how to enhance them in your daily life.

Register for the live webinar at 12 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Pacific(opens in new window)
Register for the live webinar at 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central/12 p.m. Pacific (opens in new window)

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, it will be available in the WorkLife Balance Webinar archives(opens in new window) in February.

Mindful Meal Planning

Presented by Christine Luken (PDF)

Most of us would like to eat healthier, but cost can be a major deterrent. By investing a small amount of time and effort in Mindful Meal Planning(opens in new window), you can easily save 30 percent on your family's food bill. In this fun and informative workshop, you will learn how the simple strategies of meal planning can save them time, stress, and money when it comes eating healthy. Topics covered include: Meal Planning Basics, Why Your Freezer is Your Best Friend, Time Saving Food Prep Tips, and Save Money While Eating Healthy.