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Tue 6 Dec - Wed 7 Dec 2022
09:00 - 17:00

Venue: West Hub, West Room 1

Provided by: University Information Services - Staff Learning & Development


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UIS Wellbeing: Search Inside Yourself Programme

Tue 6 Dec - Wed 7 Dec 2022


What is the Search Inside Yourself programme?

The Search Inside Yourself (SIY) programme is a popular immersive leadership programme born in Google and based on Emotional Intelligence, Neuroscience and Mindfulness. SIY will teach emotional intelligence skills that lead to sustained peak performance, strong collaboration, and effective leadership.

The mindfulness and emotional intelligence skills you'll learn will help you:

Experience greater well-being, resilience and stress management Improve performance, collaboration and empathy Increase effectiveness and decision-making capacity Cultivate innovative, creative thinking Build more effective relationships

Target audience

UIS staff

  • Only UIS Staff members can attend
  • You must be available to attend all 2 sessions of the training

Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 6 Dec 2022   09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00 West Hub, West Room 1 map Kalai Vanii Jayaseelan
2 Wed 7 Dec 2022   09:00 - 17:00 09:00 - 17:00 West Hub, West Room 1 map Kalai Vanii Jayaseelan
Topics covered

The program includes sessions on:

  • mindfulness - the science of being present
  • self-awareness - understanding your thoughts, emotions and habits
  • self-management - skilfully managing your impulses and reactions
  • motivation - aligning your values and work
  • empathy - understanding others’ feelings and experiences
  • leadership - influencing with compassion
About the trainer

Kalai Vanii Jayasheelan is an internationally certified "Search Inside Yourself" teacher - She also holds certification in Theory-U principles from MIT.

Kalai was a former Bioinformatician and Trusted Advisor at the EMBL-EBI for 9+ years. After her time at EMBL, Kalai followed her passion and co-founded Sukhaatma, which provides Holistic Healthcare Services to individuals and Transformational Employee Training solutions to worldwide organisations.

Her diverse global audience includes Racial Affinity Group from the University of Toronto, Leap Africa Leadership team, Malaysian International School teachers, Peace-building community in civil-war torn Myanmar, University students in India, Consultant Doctors from NHS England, Scientists, Engineers and Academics from various Institutes in the U.K and Europe.

Kalai's embodied teaching and strong empathy create a powerful holding space. You are sure to have profound transformational learning in her sessions.

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