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Holistic Health: Self-Care Assessment and Plan

Discussion Group/Brown Bag: Personal Development; Wellness

Jul 30, 2020

Speaker(s): Kelly Donahue, PhD, OITE Wellness Advisor
This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician.

This event is only for NIH Intramural Trainees currently in our postbac, graduate student, and postdoc programs.  This session will be held online via Zoom and the link will be distributed in NIH Trainee Listserv announcements. If you need the link immediately please email 

Wellness is not merely the absence of illness or distress – it involves working toward positive, holistic health and wellbeing.  And in today’s world, this is a lifelong process of making decisions that support a more balanced life and enable you to maximize your potential. The first step is to get a realistic picture of how you’re doing now.  Then based on this picture, the next step is to create a workable self-care plan.  This week we will talk about the meaning of Holistic Health, take a Self-Care Assessmentand begin the process of mapping out a Self-Care Plan.  Come to this informal discussion group to get started on supporting a healthier you!  (If you’ve already completed the OITE Self-Care Assessment and Plan, it might be a good time to revisit it.  See where you’ve improved and what areas need a bit more attention!) 

Please join us online for for this wellness session with OITE Wellness Advisor, Kelly Donahue. The session provides a welcoming and confidential space to explore positive and proactive ways to build resilience and self-care skills.