Upcoming virtual events
Digital Wellness: Transform How you Work and Live Webinar
Date: Tuesday, October 18 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm (EST)
Location: Online - Zoom
Description & Learning Objectives:
In the era of 24-7 connectivity, it is more important than ever to cultivate digital well-being practices to avoid digital overload and burnout. Digital wellness aims to help individuals thrive in the face of technology by offering evidence-based solutions that can help improve productivity, focus, connection, and overall mental and physical well-being.
In this webinar, you will learn:
- An introduction to "digital wellness" and the link between mindfulness and technology
- Six key impacts technology has on professional and personal well-being
- Actionable strategies to manage digital distractions, buffer digital overload and burnout
Catch up on past webinars and events
Not able to join one of our recent events? No problem! Watch a recording below anytime.
Building a Growth Mindset
Recorded September 22, 2022
As we are all facing new ways of working within these turbulent times, it is important to learn how we can thrive during change. One significant consideration is to reframe our approach to success by shifting to a growth mindset.
This informative session will invite participants to:
- Understand how 5 key actions and behaviours show up for fixed and growth mindsets
- Recognize a fixed mindset so that we can pause, reframe and make a choice to shift to a growth mindset
- Make it practical by exploring ideas and best practices to support the shift to a growth mindset
Video will be posted soon.
Recorded May 18, 2022
In this 60-minute workshop, we explore strategies for effective communication with diverse individuals. You will also learn the fundamentals of active listening and contextualize it as a necessary step in building mutual respect and creating a welcoming and inclusive space around you.
Supporting People with Disabilities - Misconceptions and Etiquette
Recorded May 12, 2022
People with disabilities are all around us, whether you know it or not. Join us for a session to learn how you can support those around you with disabilities and hear stories from people with disabilities about their experiences.
Recorded April 27, 2022
In this 60-minute workshop, we will discuss what allyship is and isn’t, explore why practicing allyship is important, and how it’s beneficial to both individuals and teams alike. Together we will develop critical thinking skills to challenge our own power and privilege, oppressive societal structures, and talk about practical tips for practicing allyship every day.
Recorded April 13, 2022
Spring is often a time where we take a closer look at the rooms in our home. Is it time to declutter? Does your space need a mini makeover or a major renovation? Learn what colours are trending in 2022, easy makeover tips, renovation do’s and don’ts and the importance of wellness in your space.
Black History Month Alumni Panel
Recorded February 24, 2022
Join us for a talk with Black Alumni working across different industries. This panel discussion will touch on recognizing personal career achievements, overcoming obstacles and celebrating other inspiring people in the Black community.
Cooking with Holiday Leftovers
Recorded December 7, 2021
Make the most out of your holiday and comfort food leftovers this winter. Join us for a lively talk with Hamilton-based food blogger, Joyce of Cooking, as she shares tips for turning your leftovers into easy and delicious stir-fry noodle and spring roll dishes.
Starting your Home Garden
Recorded April 7, 2021
Are you planning to grow a garden this spring? Join Ashley Packer ’16, Sustainable Food Systems Coordinator at Mohawk College, as she shares the benefits of growing your own plants, tips for getting started including easy-win herbs and vegetables, and how to create the right conditions for indoor and outdoor container gardens. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned gardener, there is always something new to learn.
Making Sense of Personal Finance
Recorded March 10, 2021
Managing personal finances can sometimes feel daunting and overwhelming. Join Mohawk College Business Administration and Accounting Professor, Michael Elliott ’07, in exploring ways to simplify your approach to budgeting and saving. Learn best practices for paying yourself first, using compound interest to grow your savings, tips for filing your 2020 taxes and more.
The Living Fearless Mindset
Recorded February 17, 2021
Have you taken notice recently of your daily thoughts? Join us for an inspired talk with author, motivational speaker, host and personal development coach, Lisa McDonald '94, on developing a mindset that helps you overcome fear, feel fulfilled and set up for success. Learn tips for gaining awareness of negative thought patterns, changing the language of your self-talk, and reframing uncomfortable situations as opportunities for growth.
Wellness in a New Reality
Recorded January 27, 2021
Well-being is top of the mind for many of us as we begin the new year. Join Allison Hallman, Manager of Student Wellness and Counselling at Mohawk College, in exploring wellness strategies to take forward with you in 2021. Recognizing the difference between good and bad stress and dealing with grief are other important themes covered in this webinar.
Thoughtful Thursdays series (spring 2020)
Join host Linda Rourke, Broadcasting Television and Communications Media '90, and fellow Mohawk College alumni and staff on your mid-day coffee break to dive into timely topics such as staying connected with your community, health and wellness, navigating a remote workplace and more.