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NNFHT Wellness Workshops

Virtual Workshop Series (2021):
Living Well Through the Pandemic

I Think I Might Have Pandemic Fatigue. How do I Keep Going? Tools and strategies to help you cope.

Date: 04/26/2021
Facilitator: Len Dykstra, NNFHT Mental Health Counselor

I Can’t Sleep!

Date: 05/06/2021
Facilitator: James McQueen, NNFHT Mental Health Counselor

PATIENT RESOURCES:

BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FROM JAMES:

  • Good Night Mind: Turn Off Your Noisy Thoughts and Get a Good Night Sleep by Colleen Carney and Rachel Manber

  • Quiet Your Mind and Get To Sleep: Solutions For Insomnia with Depression, Anxiety or Chronic Pain by Colleen Carney and Rachel Manber

It’s About Being Grateful

Date: 05/13/2021
Facilitator: Len Dykstra, NNFHT Mental Health Counselor

COVID-19 Grief and Loss

Date: 05/20/2021
Facilitator: Sarah Putman, Social Worker (Alzheimer Society of Niagara)

Recommendations/Resources referenced during the presentation:

Books:

  • Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief by David Kessler (2019)
  • Untamed by Glennon Doyle (2020)
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl (1946)
  • My Mental Health: Covid19 and Grief by University of Alberta counselling and clinical services (2020)

Podcasts:

  • Unlocking Us by Brené Brown
  • Podcasts referenced in this presentation:

    Episodes:
  • Brené on Comparative Suffering
  • Brené on FFTs
  • Brené The 50/50 Myth
  • Brené  Settling the Ball
  • David Kessler and Brené on Grief and Finding Meaning

Keeping your Brain Healthy and Active in Pandemic Times

Date: 05/27/2021
Facilitator: Sarah Putman, Social Worker (Alzheimer Society of Niagara)

Mindful Eating

Date: 05/27/2021
Facilitator: Melissa Dunlop, NNFHT Registered Dietitian