This two-part course will help you develop skills to help manage life’s tougher challenges. Part one will teach you the practical skills of cultivating everyday mindfulness, navigating emotions and managing negative cognitive filters. In part two, you will learn advanced techniques to cope with challenging situations that may impact resiliency levels. Completion of part one is recommended prior to taking part two.
Please note that the classes will be recorded, and recordings will be available to registrants for 30 days after the class.
Resiliency and Flourishing – Part 1
A garden full of flowers can only reach its full beauty if the weeds are controlled and the soil is healthy. Resilience works the same way in our lives. You will practice the skills to help you flourish in challenging times. You will learn how to cultivate everyday mindfulness, navigate emotions and manage negative thoughts. This course will help boost your sense of well-being and optimism.
Resiliency and Flourishing – Part 2: Advanced Techniques
In part 2 of this course, we will explore the idea that resiliency is built through ongoing conscious choices, and requires both skill and vigilance to maintain. We will discuss how we are sometimes our ‘own worst enemies’ and get stuck in repetitive negative thought patterns and habits. Expect a dynamic, insightful, research-focused and sometimes humorous approach to developing skills to manage some of life’s challenges.
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Course withdrawal must occur at least 48 hours prior to course commencement to receive a refund less a $25 administrative fee.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).