Oasis of Radical Wellbeing

Keys to Your Wellbeing III: Group Flow - What!?

Group flow (or team flow) occurs when group members can immerse together in an interdependent task that all the members are satisfied with. In this era of individualism, it is good to know that flow can also be achieved together with others.

Read the article below to set the ground. Then, read on and listen!

This is the third part of the Key to Your Wellbeing series.

Group Flow: what is it and how to achieve it?

Group flow (or team flow) occurs when group members can immerse together in an interdependent task that all the members are satisfied with. In this era of individualism, it is good to know that flow can also be achieved together with others.

Read the article!
Group Flow: What is it and how to achieve it?

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Oana Velcu-Laitinen

Oasis blog: The Creative Flow Experience

Creativity has a place in research. At every stage of mastery development, you need your creative thinking skills to distinguish yourself through work that brings original and novel perspectives to existing paradigms. Keep reading to discover thoughts by Oana Velcu-Laitinen on creativity and flow in academic environments. Oana is a former Aalto post-doc and the author of the book "How to Develop Your Creative Identity at Work".

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Cloud Reachers podcast

The Cloud Reachers Podcast about Creativity with Oana Velcu-Laitinen (external link)

Oana Velcu-Laitinen is a NeuroLeadership coach and trainer focusing on creative thinking to enhance work performance. Her clients include researchers, change leaders, entrepreneurs, and individuals seeking career growth.

The Future-led Learning Podcast is hosted by Riikka Evans. Photograph: Janne Illman.

"I'm more corageous." - Why co-teaching. Listen to a podcast

New season of Future-led learning podcast takes you to a very practical level of working with students. This season includes topical issues such as academic advising, inclusion, co-teaching and sustainability. Topic for the last episode of this season is co-teaching.

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Maria Joutsenvirta

Theory U - How to lead from the future while it emerges?

Creative people, like artists and scientists, invent and create the new by stepping from the visible world into the invisible world of imagination, and then returning back into the visible. We all can develop our sensitivity, intuition and leadership capabilities to increase creativity.

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The Future-led Learning Podcast is hosted by Riikka Evans. Photograph: Janne Illman.

Future-led Learning 10: Johannes Kaira (external link)

Johannes Kaira works as a teacher at the Aalto Ventures Programme which is the entrepreneurship education program at Aalto University, where students in multidisciplinary teams work on hands-on exercises. We discussed with Johannes about teamwork and what it requires as a method from students and teachers. We talked about trust, communication skills and flexibility and how they contribute to a well-functioning team.

The Keys to Your Wellbeing Series

Keys to your wellbeing

Keys To Your Wellbeing series is here

Keys To Your Wellbeing series by Oasis of Radical Wellbeing collects wellbeing materials (science-based articles, podcasts, videos, trainings and exercises) on monthly changing topics.

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Dealing With Feelings

Keys to Your Wellbeing I: Dealing With Feelings

We can try to accept and explore difficult feelings. How? A wellbeing package for your use, produced by Aalto wellbeing professionals.

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Self-compassion

Keys to Your Wellbeing II: Self-Compassion With a Fierce Twist

Self-compassion helps, and you can learn and practice it. A wellbeing package for your use, produced by Aalto wellbeing professionals.

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Keys to Your Wellbeing III (2022) contributors: Suvi Helko, Merita Petäjä, Tiina Pylkkönen, Ilona Suojanen and Oana Velcu-Laitinen. Produced by Sakari Heiskanen.

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Oasis at the Aalto Wellbeing Week

Oasis of Radical Wellbeing project participates in the Wellbeing Week on 2.-6.10.
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Support for those suffering from the consequences of the earthquake in Morocco and Storm Daniel

How the university can support staff and students in dealing with the crisis, and how you can help the victims of the earthquake and storm
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Suggest how you would use 13,000 eur for the wellbeing of Aalto University students!

Submit your proposal by September 29, 2023, for a participatory budgeting project to improve student wellbeing on campus. A winner will be voted on from the feasible ideas within the year 2023.
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Annukka Svanda: It's important to challenge yourself to do hard things

'I believe that those of us who can and are capable have a duty to work to make the world a little better place all the time. For example, we can try to improve the situation of those who are not so well off.'

Wellbeing Events

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Aalto Wellbeing Week 2023

Check all the events during Wellbeing Week
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Conferences, Workshops

ARCH24 - The 6th International conference on Architecture, Research, Health and Care (external link)

The International ARCH24 Conference will be held at Aalto University, Espoo, in June 17th to 19th in 2024.
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