A Sip of CARE

Free drop-in workshop open to SFU students

This is a series of workshops that mainly focuses on Stress, Self-Compassion, and Facing the Unknown ("What if..." questions). Each week we will examine a range of strategies to enhance your ability to manage your well-being.

In each workshop, you will engage in the learning process through:
Connection
Acceptance
Reflection
Empathy

Some topics and strategies explored for Spring 2018 include: mood and laughter, stress and imagery visualization, self-compassion and meditation

Schedule for Summer term

May 24 - Book Club: People’s Story about Living with Anxiety

Practice Strategy: Laughter Yoga

May 31 - Fear of Unknown: What if...

Practice Strategy: Imagery Visualization

June 7 - Stress

Practice Strategy: Laughter Yoga

June 21 - Setting Healthy Boundary

Practice Strategy: Self-Compassion Meditation

June 28 - Brain Break

Practice Strategy: Mindfulness Practices – Drinking & Eating Mindfully (Bring your favorite snacks & drinks if you like)

July 5 - Stress

Practice Strategy: Laughter Yoga

July 19 - Self-Judgement: "Never Good Enough"

Practice Strategy: Imagery Visualization

July 26 - Self-Care: Creating a Mental Health First Aid Kit

Practice Strategy: Self-Compassion Meditation

Aug 2 - Brain Break

Practice Strategy: Laughter Yoga / Slime Making / Mindfulness Dance / Chocolate Tasting

Past Group Dates & Topics

January 11 - No One Needs to Be Alone in  Managing Our Mental Wellbeing 

Practice Strategy: Laughter Yoga

January 18 - People's Story About Anxiety

Practice Strategy: Laughter Yoga

January 25 - Fear of Unknown – What if… 

Practice Strategy: Imagery Visualization

February 1 - Let’s Share & Practice Our  Strategies Together

Practice Strategy: Drinking & Eating Mindfully  (Bring your favorite snacks &  drinks if you like) / Solo Social Activities

February 8 - Stress

Practice Strategy: Bubble Wrap / Frame Making

February 15 - "Never Good Enough"

Practice Strategy: Self-Compassion Meditation

March 1 - Let’s Share & Practice Our  Strategies Together

Practice Strategy: Drinking & Eating Mindfully  (Bring your favorite snacks &  drinks if you like) / Solo Social Activities

March 8 - Managing school while supporting  family member who is sick or going through difficult times

Practice Strategy: Self-Compassion Meditation

March 15 - Brain Break

Practice Strategy: Slime Making / Laughter Yoga Practice / Mindfulness Dance

March 22 - Self-Care

Practice Strategy: Mindfulness Eating - Chocolate and Meditation

March 29 - Stress

Practice Strategy: Bubble Wrap / Frame Making

HOW TO JOIN

Drop in - no registration required. Times and locations below.

For more information, please contact moniquew@sfu.ca.

TIME

Fridays
2:30pm - 4:00pm

*Begins on May 24 and ends on Aug 2. Please refer to the Schedule on this page as the workshop does not run every Friday.

LOCATION

Group Rooms 1 & 2 (enter through Career Services in MBC 0300)