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Webinar Recording – Self-care in Stressful Times: Putting Theory into Practice (Part II)
April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDTCost: Members: Free | Non-Members: Free Register
This follow up webinar will focus on putting your own intentional self-care plan into practice. The application of the models presented in Part I (see presentation overview below) will be discussed in greater details to encourage participants to examine barriers and opportunities to improve their own wellbeing.
Please find worksheets for each model in the Google Drive pick one or try them all during the week prior to this session for practice, self-reflection and discussion. Have fun with this and we are looking forward to talking to you again about these resources and sharing our experiences.
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. Click here to view the video recording of part I.
Objectives of this presentation:
- Learn the A’s of taking charge of stress
- Practice creating intentional self-care plans
- 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