Stress Management and Building Resilience

Being a student comes with many challenges, especially during these uncertain times.

Stress Management and Building Resilience is a 3-Part Series where you’ll learn strategies, tools and resources for supporting your well-being. Join us for one, two, or all three sessions. 

This opportunity is recognized on the Co-Curricular Record (CCR), an official university document that tracks your co-curricular involvement at SFU. Learn more

If you attend all three workshops, your participation can be noted on your CCR.

All sessions will be hosted virtually via Zoom.

About the Facilitator

Sabdanaa Jeyakumaran

Sabdanaa is a Health Promotion Strategist who recently graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Public Health and a specialization in Community Development and Global Health. She is a Sri Lankan Tamil Canadian who has experience working in Health Promotion developing, implementing, and evaluating well-being programs for equity-seeking communities. Sabdanaa is passionate about supporting the mental health and well-being of students.

Contact: sabdanaa_jeyakumaran@sfu.ca

Schedule

Part 1: Introduction to Stress and Resilience

What is stress and resilience? Identify resources and explore practices that support your well-being. This workshop includes activities about self-awareness, social connection, and more.

DATE

Thursday, February 11

TIME

2:30 to 3:30pm

LOCATION

Online via Zoom

REGISTER HERE

After registering, a Zoom link will be sent to you.

Part 2: Goal Setting & Problem Solving

How do goal setting and problem solving relate to resilience, stress management and well-being? Identify and explore resources, activities and practices related to identifying your strengths, practicing different goal setting techniques, managing time and cultivating grit.

DATE

Thursday, February 25

TIME

2:30 to 3:30pm

LOCATION

Online via Zoom

REGISTER HERE

After registering, a Zoom link will be sent to you.

Part 3: Shifting Perspective & Practicing Self-Compassion

How do shifting perspective and practicing self-compassion relate to resilience, stress management and well-being? Identify and explore resources, activities and practices related to negativity bias, cultivating gratitude, self-compassion and maintaining boundaries.

DATE

Thursday, March 11

TIME

2:30 to 3:30pm

LOCATION

Online via Zoom

REGISTER HERE

After registering, a Zoom link will be sent to you.