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Fun Fridays: The Joy of Haiku

Fun Fridays offer a refreshing mid-day break from work to indulge in physical, mental, or creative activity. Have you ever read Basho? been introduced to the haiku form in English class? In this session, Anne Levy helped participants tap into their creative side and compose their own haikus, inspired by a variety of prompts. Facilitator:...

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Fun Fridays: Doodling

Fun Fridays offer a refreshing mid-day break from work to indulge in physical, mental, or creative activity. Doodle Escapes are five minutes doodle breaks. Whether you’re at your desk for 10 hours on virtual calls or a student feeling stressed out or parent who is looking for ways to engage your kids—these creative exercises give...

Fun Fridays: Music with Delfina

Fun Fridays offer a refreshing mid-day break from work to indulge in physical, mental, or creative activity. Delfina shared a solo set of songs of her own that were written during the COVID-19 pandemic. Facilitator: Delfina Cheb-Terrab is a singer and composer based in Boston where she is currently a candidate in the Doctor of...

Fun Fridays: Journaling with Olga – Gratitude and Creativity

Fun Fridays offer a refreshing mid-day break from work to indulge in physical, mental, or creative activity. Attendees joined Olga for a fun hour of journaling activities designed to help express gratitude and channel creative spirit. Facilitator: Olga Katsovskiy, MHA, is a Program Manager in the Endocrine Unit at MGH. She has a BS in...

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Fun Friday: Doodling

Fun Fridays offer a refreshing mid-day break from work to indulge in physical, mental, or creative activity. Doodle Escapes are five minutes doodle breaks. Whether you’re at your desk for 10 hours on virtual calls or a student feeling stressed out or parent who is looking for ways to engage your kids—these creative exercises give...

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Fun Fridays- Eight Active Ingredients of Tai Chi©

Fun Fridays offer a refreshing mid-day break from work to indulge in physical, mental, or creative activity. Barry Friedman, Eight Active Ingredients of Tai Chi© certified teacher, explored the traditional principles of Tai Chi in this relaxed, informal and experiential session. Regular practice of this gentle “meditation in motion” leads to more vigor and flexibility,...

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Fun Friday: Music Scales

Fun Fridays offer a refreshing mid-day break from work to indulge in physical, mental, or creative activity. How many music scales do you know? There are a lot more than major or minor scales! Can you identify them when you listen to music? Joo Park discussed various music scales that make a system in music...

Fun Fridays: Painting Demonstration with Patricia Nolan-Brown (Troods)

Fun Fridays offer a refreshing mid-day break from work to indulge in physical, mental, or creative activity. Artist Patricia Nolan-Brown painted a floral bouquet, demonstrating her favorite way to paint – which anyone can learn! Painting can be a form of joyful meditation once you let go of expectations. Patricia Nolan-Brown, BA (aka Troods) is...

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Fun Fridays: Cooking with Nicolette

Fun Fridays offer a refreshing mid-day break from work to indulge in physical, mental, or creative activity. Not a chef? Not a problem. Nicolette Maggiolo, RD, provided a brief presentation on nutrition and mental health. Then she whipped up some fun refreshing recipes live from her kitchen to show the audience how quick and simple...

Fun Fridays: Yoga at Your Desk

Fun Fridays offer a refreshing mid-day break from work to indulge in physical, mental, or creative activity. This lively 60-minute webinar offered a refreshing breathing technique, stretches and awareness of proper body alignment to focus your mind and restore your balance. “Yoga at Your Desk” is great for people that spend a lot of time...

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