Soup and Substance

Soup and Substance

General informations

Soup & Substance (S&S): Building an Inclusive and Respectful Community

Let's really do lunch! S&S is a monthly activity on issues related to diversity and inclusion over a simple meal of soup. All are welcome. 

S&S is presented by the Inclusion Project which is an initiative of the Human Rights Office. This project brings together students, staff, union reps, and community members of the University of Ottawa.

Coming Up Events

Keep calm & Soup on

Prabhjot Sumra in a yoga pose



Presentation in English

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Activities and soup: Morisset Hall, 65 University, Room 221 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Free admission

Invited audience: Anyone wishing to learn some tips to manage anxiety into their daily routine.

No need to register

If you have question please forward an email to respect@uOttawa.ca or call the Human Rights Office 613-562-5222

LEARN how to manage anxiety, how to face stress and how to avoid rumination and worry..


RECOGNIZE Ways to improve your well-being and how easy it can be to take care of yourself by having the right tools.


GAIN Strategies to incorporate regular breathing practices into your daily life and try to become more aware of the effects of stress on your physique and mind.




Are you feeling anxious about exams? Have a deadline, or feeling stressed? Having a rough day at work? Keep calm & Soup on with Prab, as she will give tips for anxiety and briefly discuss rumination, worry & the importance of self-compassion.

What are you able to take away from this session besides free soup? Learn to become more self-aware and take away relaxation techniques to incorporate into your every day routine to ensure mental wellbeing.


Prabhjot is a student at the University of Ottawa and is passionate about human & animal rights, aspiring to make a difference one day at a time. Currently she teaches anxiety workshops to youth & adults. Her recent trip in India allowed her to gain more knowledge of yoga. 



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