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Self-care in Stressful Times

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Cost: Members: Free | Non-Members: Free Register

This webinar will examine the anxiety caused by extraordinary situations like COVID-19 and how stress can impact our physical, mental and social wellness.  We will invite you to share your personal experiences and suggest ways of taking charge of stress to improve your mental health.  Strategies on intentional self-care and different examples of how to put together a self-care plan will be offered.

Objectives of this presentation: 

  1. Learn the A’s of taking charge of stress
  2. Practice creating intentional self-care plans
  3. Reinforce that we all have a capacity for self-care and a community of caring


Laura Fakla, Niagara College

Laura Fakla has worked at Niagara College as an International Student Advisor since 2008 and became a RISIA in 2016. With a program portfolio that includes the schools of hospitality, tourism and sport, environmental and horticultural studies, and the Canadian Food and Wine Institute, she advises students on academics, immigration, and transition. She supports student and Niagara College wellness by delivering the Mental Health First Aid and safeTALK suicide alertness to students and colleagues.

Nattalie Boverhof, Niagara College

Nattalie Boverhof began working at Niagara College as an ESL teacher in 2005, taking on the additional role of Social Activities Co-ordinator in 2006. She continued in these dual roles until August 2017 when she became the International Student Engagement Co-ordinator. She is responsible for orientations, student activities on and off campus, the college’s Global Connections Program as well academic activities for the English for Academic Preparation Program.


March 27
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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