Do you set excessively high standards for yourself? Are you overly critical of your performance and abilities? Are you very afraid of failure or of making mistakes? Do you measure your self-worth in terms of your achievements?
In this workshop, we will discuss the nature, causes, and consequences of perfectionism. You will be introduced to the emotional regulation systems driving perfectionism and their interaction with external influences. You will learn how to identify and soothe the perfectionistic self-critic by engaging in an exercise on self-compassionate motivation and a few other practices. You will be invited to reflect and explore your core values and ways to live in alignment with them.
Time and location: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., EV-Atrium
Come de-stress and pet these superstars from Imagine Therapy Dogs!
Tuesday, February 20
Time and location: 12 – 1:30 p.m., online
This workshop will cover what assertiveness is and why it matters. We will reflect on the question: am I assertive?The workshop will cover the spectrum of behavioral styles, the consequences of passive and aggressive behavior, and strategies to help you set boundaries and act assertively.
Facilitator: Ven Tomov, Psychotherapist, Couples and Family Therapist
This interactive, informative and practical workshop focuses on strategies to thrive. Participants will be introduced to their 24-character strengths that make up what’s best about our personality. Character strengths are what's best in you and that make you feel happy, foster engagement, and help you solve problems. You will learn to identify your strengths and explore how to apply them to your learning.
Together, we will explore how to keep your brain active before, during, and after class to get the most out of your lecture notes.
Facilitator: Courtney MacDonald, Learning Specialist & Jewel Perlin, PhD, Psychologist
Are you always aiming for peak performance for your academic endeavours? Does the thought of midterms, papers and finals make your heart race? Do you tense up when studying or writing an exam? You may be experiencing academic stress or anxiety.
Join psychologists Jessica Tutino and Jade-Isis Lefebvre to recognize the signs of academic stress and implement practical skills to help you cope. In this online workshop, you will be able to normalize your experience with academic stress, practice evidence-based skills, and tailor a plan to help support you throughout the term.
Join Concordia psychologist and yoga teacher Dr. Jade-Isis Lefebvre for an online movement-based class where you can tune into your body, calm your mind, and feel strong and empowered while building inner compassion. This class can help prepare you for upcoming academic and personal endeavors, decrease feelings of stress, boost your mood, vitalize you, and apply compassionate movement into your life.
Jade will check in with you at the beginning of the class and tailor the class to your needs based on 3 options available to you:
A slow soothing stretch and core class
A full-body, sweaty, low-impact sculpt
What you will need for this class:
Yoga mat/2lb hand weights or home alternative like cans
This class can help prepare you to decrease feelings of stress, boost your mood, vitalize you, and apply compassionate movement into your life.
Facilitator: Jade-Isis Lefebvre, Psychologist, Wellness Counsellor and Yoga Teacher