Workshops

Looking for effective strategies to maintain positive mental health? Register for one of our workshops today.

Upcoming workshops and training


Wellness Workshops

Wellness workshops will be offered using a blend of virtual and in-person delivery. We will continue to follow all public health and University restrictions. 

We have provided workshop slides and worksheets for download. These resources are intended for personal use only, if you would like to use them for other purposes please ensure to credit UCalgary Student Wellness Services or connect with Megan MacKay at megan.mackay@ucalgary.ca.

Learn skills to improve mood and emotional wellbeing, build healthy coping skills, and manage stress and anxiety with our variety of wellness workshops. 

  1. Pushing Through Perfectionism

    Are you struggling with perfectionism?

    Reduce perfectionism's unhelpful influence by exploring strategies to shift your mindset, level of self-kindness and sense of acceptance in this 50-minute workshop.

    Tuesday, December 6 from 5-6pm (Virtual) 

    Wednesday, December 14 from 12-1pm (Virtual) 

    Can't make it to one of the live workshops? Check out the slides below. This resource is intended for personal use only. 

    Pushing Past Perfectionism Slides

     © Student Wellness Services, 2022 

  2. Boosting Self-Compassion

    Are you your own biggest critic? Are you often hard on yourself?

    Explore the benefits of self-compassion and strategies to increase kindness to yourself and others in this 50-minute workshop. 

    Thursday, November 30 from 12-1pm (Virtual) 

    Monday, December 12 from 12-1pm (Virtual) 

    Can't make it to one of the live workshops? Check out the slides and worksheets below. These resources are intended for personal use only. 

    Boosting Self-Compassion Slides 

    Boosting Self-Compassion Worksheet

     © Student Wellness Services, 2022 

  3. Managing Stress and Anxiety

    This workshop will help you develop a better understanding of your own anxiety, and learn strategies to both reduce the impact of stress over the long term and manage anxiety in the moment. 

    Wednesday, November 23 from 12-1pm (Virtual) 

    Thursday, December 1 from 12-1pm (Virtual) 

    Tuesday, December 13 from 5-6pm (Virtual) 

    Can't make it to one of the live workshops? Check out the slides and worksheets below. These resources are intended for personal use only.

    Managing Stress and Anxiety Slides

    Managing Stress and Anxiety Worksheet

     © Student Wellness Services, 2022 

  4. Motivation and Procrastination

    Learn more about the nature of motivation, how it impacts mental health, and some strategies to target procrastination in this 50-minute workshop.

    Wednesday, November 29 from 12-1pm (In Person) 

    Thursday, December 8 from 12-1pm (Virtual) 

  5. Healthy Thinking

    Having trouble with difficult or negative thoughts?

    Learn strategies to manage negative thoughts, emotions and mood in this 50-minute workshop.

    Monday, November 21 from 12-1pm (In Person) 

    Wednesday, December 7 from 12-1pm (In Person) 

    Can't make it to one of the live workshops? Check out the slides and worksheets below. These resources are intended for personal use only.

    Healthy Thinking Slides

    Healthy Thinking Worksheet

     © Student Wellness Services, 2022 

  6. Changing Unhealthy Habits

    Want to make a positive change in your life and change an unhealthy, unhelpful, or unsustainable habit? This workshop will help you learn how to identify and replace negative habits and change your behaviour in a sustainable way. 

    Changing Unhealthy Habits Slides 

    Changing Unhealthy Habits Worksheet 

     © Student Wellness Services, 2022 

  7. Discover Your Self Care

    This workshop will help you learn about the importance of self-care and explore your current coping mechanisms. You will complete a personalized wellness assessment and create an individual self-care plan. 

    Discover Your Self Care Slides 

    Discover Your Self Care Wellness Assessment 

    Discover Your Self Care Wellness Plan

  8. Reducing Exam Anxiety

    In this one hour workshop you will learn more about exam anxiety, the impact it has on you, and ways you can manage it. We will focus on your health & wellness, managing your thoughts, active coping, relaxation skills, and test taking skills relevant to our current learning environment.

    Wednesday, November 30 from 3:00 - 4:00pm (Hybrid) 

     


Request a workshop

You can request a workshop with our Community Training Coordinator.

Thinking about booking a workshop?

  • Give us three weeks' notice when booking
  • We can tailor our workshops for your audience
  • Customized workshops can be developed on specialized topics

Have questions? Email communityhub@ucalgary.ca

 

Workshops in the community

Recovery College focuses on helping people recognize and develop their own resourcefulness and awareness in order to support themselves or their loved one’s recovery journey.

Everyone is welcome to attend these free courses and drop-in classes. No previous experience is required and with more than 30 courses to choose from, there is a course for everyone.