Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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WRK223H Understanding and Accepting Emotions in Challenging Times

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The unpredictable and challenging times that we are going through can be overwhelming and detrimental to our mental health. Although we cannot predict the future, we can equip ourselves with skills that allow us to better adapt to our environment. Understanding and accepting emotions are key elements of emotional intelligence that help develop resilience in the face of adversity. The workshop objectives are:

1. Assessing emotion identification skills
2. Learning how to identify emotions in ourselves and others
3. Understanding the role of our emotions
4. Accepting emotions to better adapt in challenging times