New Year’s resolutions are topic of upcoming wellness seminar

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An upcoming wellness seminar focuses on the psychology of goal-setting and provides tips for creating an environment for sticking with New Year’s resolutions.

University of Oregon psychology professor Elliot Berkman will give advice on goal-setting and what brain science says about the influence of publicly committing to a goal. The “Tips to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions” presentation takes place Dec. 11 from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 110, Fenton Hall.

The seminar is free and open to all faculty members and staff. It will be broadcast live via a webinar to UO Portland and the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston.

More information about each session and registration instructions are available on the wellness seminar series webpage.

Contact Jen Mirabile, senior HR program coordinator, at or 541-346-2195 with questions.

HR provides a variety of helpful resources in the Work-Life Resources section of its website. These resources assist employees as they seek balance between work life and personal life.