COVID-19

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Health and Well-being Program events

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

Our registration system has moved to Minerva. Sign in to Minerva with your McGill ID and Minerva PIN. In the Employee Menu, click on Training Menu, select Health and Well-being Program Services to view the list of available sessions and follow the instructions to register.

Virtual Health Fair: 

  • The Health Fair will take place on October 29th (10:00am-3:00pm).
  • Registration for the Virtual Health Fair is now open! 


Other sessions:

10 Healthy Habits of Financial Management

Registration: Registration closed. A link will be sent to you closer to the session date.

Date: October 26th 1-2pm

Details: In this session you will:

  • Learn how-to self-assess your level of financial fitness
  • Learn the 10 healthy habits of financial management
  • Obtain resources to help you get your finances in order

Facilitator: Bobbi Adler, CPA
This educational session is sponsored by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).

Interesting in learning about how to practice mindfulness?

Registration: closed 

Date: October 27th, 12-1pm

Details: Join this workshop to develop an understanding of mindfulness and how you can use it to manage stress and ultimately enhance performance in your personal and professional lives. This workshop will focus on defining the construct of mindfulness, explaining how mindfulness can be used to manage stress, as well as practicing mindfulness-based activities. No mindfulness experience required! Please register at least 60 minutes prior to the start time of the group to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Facilitator: Dana Carsley, Wellness Enhancement Specialist, Student Wellness Hub

Living in Pandemia: Equilibrium and Mental Health in Uncertain Times

Registration closed. A link will be sent to you closer to the session date.

Date: October 28th, 11:30-12:30 

Details: Seven months into living in "Pandemia" and global unrest, we all remain in the process of adapting to uncertainty and shifting priorities. The way our time, environments, social lives, and tasks now unfold demand different skills, and can generate challenges to maintaining our mental health. This workshop will provide guidance and a reflective space to take stock of your stress levels and coping strategies, and reconsider how you are balancing your activities to foster your resilience. Attendees are invited not consider this as a conference or webinar, but rather, as a 'time for you'. Therefore, please attend in comfortable clothes and location. You are encouraged to keep the video off to rest your eyes, and to treat this as a podcast.

Facilitator: Hiba Zafran is an occupational therapist-psychotherapist and assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine

COVID-19 Sense from Non-Sense

Registration: Closed A link will be sent to you closer to the date 

Date: October 28th, 1:00-2:00 

Details: With a mission demystify science for the public, fostering critical thinking, and helping to separate sense from nonsense - McGill's Dr. Joe Schwarcz from the Office of Science and Society shares his insights on Covid-19.

Facilitator: Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Director of McGill University’s “Office for Science and Society” which has the mission of separating sense from nonsense. He is well known for his informative and entertaining public lectures on topics ranging from the chemistry of food to the connection between the body and the mind. Recently the Office has focused on trying to unravel the mysteries of COVID-19.

 

 

 

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Email us at healthandwellbeing.hr [at] mcgill.ca

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