Healthy Minds Workshop

Michelle Mak Community, COVID-19, Daily Life, Newcomer Information

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) is offering a comprehensive selection of FREE, ONLINE workshops for Albertans. All the workshops are focused on helping Albertans who have faced the difficulties of COVID-19 (such as layoffs, forced isolation, financial, physical, and mental health stress). There are 3 sets of workshops:

  • Wednesday: Chronic Stress & Painful Emotions: Self-Help Toolbox 
    • 1:00 – 2:00 PM
    • This workshop will cover:
      • Physiological stress response
      • The difference between acute stress and chronic stress
      • Effects of chronic stress on the human body
  • Thursdays: Healthy Thinking Habits: Finding a New Outlook
    • 1:00 – 2:00 PM
    • This workshop will cover:
      • Challenge negative thinking patterns
      • Develop personal coping strategies
      • Regain balance and clarity in your thoughts
  • Fridays: Balanced Boundaries: First Step to Self-Care
    • 1:00 – 2:00 PM
    • This workshop is an opportunity to take a step back from your busy schedule and reflect on your personal and professional boundaries. You will gain a new awareness of your boundaries, and learn strategies to strengthen them.

To register for these workshops, please visit