Mental and Physical Wellness
Featured Essential Self-Care and Resilience During this challenging time, we are offering a free, special edition module to help support your positive mental well-being. The Essential Self-Care and Resilience course is designed to be readily accessible so you can see the benefits of your learnings immediately. Topics include the value of self-care, psychological self-care, physical self-care and spiritual and social self-care as well as a resilience component specifically focused on stress.
Featured Exercises for Stress Reduction & Deep Relaxation University Health Network (UHN) Wellness programs are designed to reach out to all hospital employees, physicians, volunteers and students, but their focus is the front-line clinical staff, the organizations largest group of staff. Noting that shift work, often long commutes and caring for complexly sick individuals makes the provision of wellness programs to this group a challenge, the wellness centre staff, with external assistance, created virtual wellness programs that UHN staff can access from anywhere, 24/7.
Featured Managing Stress, Anxiety, and Substance Use During COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic poses unique challenges for health-care providers, who may be feeling higher than normal stress and anxiety levels from trying to balance the challenges at work and life at home.
Featured Tips for making essential trips out of the house during the COVID-19 pandemic By now, we all know the new routine: only leave your home for essentials such as groceries, medical appointments and medications, and the number of times you make these trips should be limited to once a week or every two weeks if possible.
Featured How to Cope With Loneliness During the Coronavirus Pandemic Are you unsure how to cope with loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic? You could be self-isolating because you've caught the infection, but there are many other reasons why you've elected to stay indoors.