Past Events

A New Paradigm: Pain Recovery is Possible Dr. Les Aria/ 慢性疼痛の回復への新たな視点 レス・アリア博士

2023年3月24日 (金) 10:00 12:00
C209 and Zoom

This presentation will cover a new perspective on the definition of chronic pain, coupled with the new brain studies postulating that emotional and physical pains share the same neural networks.

Ganjuu Open House

2022年12月9日 (金) 16:00 17:30
Ganjuu Wellbeing Service

Ganjuu Open House

Friday, December 9th *4:00-5:30 PM*

Please join us for tea, coffee, and home baking! Bring yourself, your colleagues, your families and share some time, talk and listen to others. Come and see our new location! All are welcome :)


*Our location is now at the Former President's House by faculty housing and Lab 5.

The Science of Safety: Understanding the Role of the Nervous System in Our Mental Health

2022年11月29日 (火) 13:00 14:30

We will take a closer look at the autonomic nervous system and the way our biology helps us navigate daily life, how we respond to cues of safety and danger below the level of conscious thought, and how this guides the way we move through the world, from turning toward and backing away, to connecting and other times isolating.


Managing Stress and Improving Wellbeing

2022年11月2日 (水) 10:00 12:00
Lab 4 E01

Find out about the causes and effects of stress and hear about evidence-based ideas to help you improve and maintain wellbeing. Includes a talk by Dr. Yamamoto, OIST Occupational Doctor and Okinawan Psychiatrist about health and career balance based on the characteristics of Okinawa.


STEP Up for Mental Health Challenge

2022年10月4日 (火) 11:00 13:00
STEP Up for Mental Health Challenge

Do you want to support positive mental health and wellbeing?  Do you also want to increase your steps count? 

If so, then join the Ganjuu Team on Tuesday 4th October 2022 from 11am-1pm to complete the Tell Step Up for Mental Health Challenge organized by Tell Lifeline.  For World Suicide Prevention Day and Mental Health Awareness Day we hope you will join us in walking 21,007 steps in honor of the 21,007 lives lost to suicide last year in Japan. 

You can organize and register a team of up to 4 people using the link below. Regardless of whether you register a team you can join us on Tuesday 4th October to do the step up challenge.  We plan to meet at 11am outside the entrance to Lab 4 and we can walk the challenge together around the grounds surrounding OIST.

Ganjuu Center Relocation

2022年9月28日 (水) (All day)2022年9月29日 (木) (All day)
Former President's House

Ganjuu Wellbeing Service is moving!

Our new location will be the Former Presidents House near the faculty housing and Lab5. The move will take place on 28th-29th Sept. The service will be temporarily closed but will be open on Monday 3rd October.

We hope to see you there.

R U Okay Day and World Suicide Prevention Day

2022年9月8日 (木) (All day)2022年9月10日 (土) (All day)
Center Court

To mark R U Okay Day (Thursday 8th September) and World Suicide Prevention Day (Saturday 11th September) at OIST, Ganjuu Wellbeing Service will have a stall at lunchtime at center court where they will be sharing information, leaflets, giving away World Suicide Prevention Day wrists bands and raising money for the Okinawan Lifeline, a charity that provides out of hours telephone support for people in crisis.

Where yellow on Thursday 8th September to support R U Okay Day :)




The Imposter Syndrome - Why successful people often feel like frauds

2021年7月13日 (火) 15:00
C700 / Zoom

The Imposter Syndrome - Why successful people often feel like frauds

Tuesday 13th July 2021, 3:00 - 4:00pm

C700 (also available on Zoom)

Meeting ID: 926 7142 3880
Passcode: 793097

Parenting Lunch - Keeping Children Safe: Child abuse and how to talk to children about this

2021年5月26日 (水) 12:00 13:00

Parenting Series Lunch - Keeping Children Safe: Child abuse and how to talk to children about this.

This will be a lunchtime presentation and discussion session for parents or anyone interested in the topic.

Bring your lunch and come and join us to learn about and discuss this important topic.

Online Wellbeing Event

2021年5月24日 (月) 11:25
Free online wellbeing event

Free online wellbeing event