Principal's Office Wellness Talk Series - Optimism and Resilience

The Principal's Office at Humber Lakeshore Campus, in partnership with the Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness Team, is excited to continue the Principal's Office Wellness Talk Series for Humber members and the community. This series will occur once a month throughout the year, with the second talk being about Building Optimism and Resilience. Founder and president of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association, Louisa Jewell will lead the session.

Register here:

Microsoft Teams - Session open to ALL - After registering, the relevant session link will be sent.
Bonus: All attendees will receive an e-workbook with strategies on how to build optimism and resilience.

Topic: Building Optimism and Resilience
Date: November 5, 2020
Time: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.


Louisa Jewell, Founder, and President of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association

Louisa Jewell will introduce you to the fascinating topic of the scientific study of resilience: What makes us strong. As we face greater challenges with the pandemic, you need strategies that will allow you to maintain a positive and optimistic mindset, bounce back from adversity quickly, and respond to stress effectively. Positive Psychology is grounded in scientific evidence that optimism, resilience, engagement, and meaning are crucial to everyday performance and improved well-being. Louisa will introduce you to the 6 pillars of well-being and practical tools for building positivity, optimism, and resilience in your everyday life.

Session structure

The session will begin at 12:05 p.m. with a few introductory remarks followed by a 30-40 minute presentation and Q&A.