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Promoting healthy behaviours that foster respect and appreciation of self and others.

Workshops in the wellbeing stream focus on the following skill areas:


Students will be able to:

  • Engage in reflection to gain insight into their strengths, abilities, and growth areas.
  • Identify, articulate, and assess their strengths, abilities, and growth areas.
  • Seek and consider feedback from others in order to improve their strengths, abilities, and growth areas.
  • Encourage others to identify and assess their strengths, abilities, and growth areas.

Healthy Lifestyle*

Students will be able to:

  • Articulate the importance of health and wellness in reaching their short-term and long-term goals.
  • Create a plan for a healthy lifestyle.
  • Evaluate their lifestyle choices to make informed decisions regarding balance among academic, work, and leisure time.
  • Engage in self-reflection to identify when changes are needed to achieve a healthy lifestyle.
  • Make healthy lifestyle changes in order to meet their short- and long-term goals.

* comprised of elements mirroring the McGill Health & Wellness strategy (Academic, Career, Cultural, Emotional, Financial, Physical, Social, Spiritual wellbeing)

Positive Sense of Self

Students will be able to:

  • Reflect on their perceived self-esteem and self-respect.
  • Identify and implement strategies to build and maintain self-esteem and self-respect.
  • Identify and engage in activities that help them feel useful and proud of themselves.
  • Support others in identifying appropriate strategies to build their self-esteem and self-respect.

Goal Setting

Students will be able to:

  • Set SMART short-term and long-term personal goals.
  • Develop a plan for pursuing their goals 
  • Implement the plan for reaching their goals.
  • Understand how their goals and plans may influence or affect others.
  • Support others in pursuing their goals. 

Healthy Relationships

Students will be able to:

  • Distinguish between healthy and harmful relationships.
  • Balance their own needs with the needs of others.
  • Exhibit caring attitudes, be open to trusting others, and treat others with respect.
  • Form and maintain healthy and mutually rewarding relationships.


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