With the COVID-19 pandemic, we experience increased amounts of stress and anxiety. Being concerned and empathetic about this outbreak is normal. However, you may share feelings of discomfort, impacting concentration, productivity, and even disrupting your day-to-day sense of ‘normalcy’. This series aims to help you identify your current coping techniques and learn new ones to help manage your wellbeing during these times and find your internal resilience.
CMHA presents Tolerance for Uncertainty
February 3, 2021 – 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Are you, like so many others, feeling anxious about all the unknowns of this pandemic? Are you feeling exhausted from the constant newsreels, projections, estimations, and general uncertainty? This course is built around a workbook created by Dr. Sachiko Nagasawa. It will take you through some self-care tips, stress management, DBT skills, and self-compassion exercises to help build your resilience.
Yoga with Jessica
February 8, 2021 – 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Take a 45-minute movement break with Jessica Nagy to strengthen and stretch your body and mind. Yoga and other movement practices can improve physical and mental health and resilience, as well as boost focus and creativity. Each session will offer a variety of movements and breath work accessible to all levels, and include tools to help you manage stress and the minor body aches and pains of daily life. No props or previous experience required – just bring an open mind and space you can move in!
BDO Canada presents Financial Wellness: Budgeting
February 10, 2021 – 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Mental and physical wellness is important, but what about financial wellness? Budgeting is a key component of Financial Wellness. No matter your current level of financial knowledge, everyone can benefit from the information, tools and resources provided by the Financial Wellness: Budgeting presentation.
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
February 17, 2021 – 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
This event will provide you with excellent tools to deal with critical times in the workplace by understanding Emotional Intelligence. The skills involved in emotional intelligence are self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. This knowledge has become an important competency in human resource departments across the globe and researchers are confirming that it is time for emotional intelligence to be taken seriously. Embracing the nuances of human emotion in the workplace can have huge benefits for employers and employees, such as better collaboration among co-workers, more efficiency, higher productivity, and a happier workplace environment.
Presented by Alex Arrobo, certified Life Skills Coach.
February 24, 2021 – 10:00 am to 11:00 am
With so much misinformation about food and nutrition, many of us do not know how to support our health through nutrition. Education is needed regarding our food choices. In this session, we will debunk some common myths around food. We will also discuss the deep connection between our overall health, the health of the planet, and how we can bring our best selves to the workplace with a healthy mind and body.
Karen Richards – Personal Success Strategies: Self Confidence and Self Esteem
February 24, 2021 – 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
This workshop explores the positive impact of self-confidence in your career and personal life. Through exercise, you will discover the sources of low self-confidence and develop new skills to increase your self-confidence in order to increase your effectiveness and comfort in various areas of your life. This workshop will provide you with a greater sense of self-confidence and self-esteem. You will learn how values play an intricate role in your self-confidence. How to manage personalities, and Self-confidence is vital in almost every aspect of our lives.