Psychological health and well-being refers to the idea that psychological health, that is experiencing positive thoughts, emotions, and relationships with others and with one’s community, is central to the experience of well-being and having a positive and satisfying life. In this course, various members of Bishop’s University’s Psychological Health and Well-being (PHWB) Research Cluster will share their evidence-based insights into the various pathways for promoting and maintaining psychological health and well-being in everyday life. The course will focus on ways to enhance psychological health and well-being across a variety of life domains, including work, social and community life, and health.
Course coordinators: Dr. Lisa Mask (Professor) and Wade Lynch, Med (PHWB Cluster Facilitator)
Location: Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre, 9 Speid Street, Lennoxville, QC, J1M 1R9
Time : 6:30-8:00 pm
Cost : $30.00 – entire course, $5.00/evening drop-in
Tentative Schedule of Topics and Readings
Tues. Feb. 14 Vitamins For The Soul: Loving Thyself Through Self-Compassion & Gratitude
Dr. Lisa Mask Dept. of Psychology
Tues. Feb. 21 Pollen and Allergies
Dr. Elisabeth Levac, Dept. of Environment and Geography
Tues. Feb. 28 NO CLASS-SPRING BREAK!
Tues. March 7 Can Exercise Affect your Cognitive Function?
Dr. Stuart McKelvie, Dept. of Psychology
Tues. March 14 The Effects of Meditation on Your Brain and Psychological Health
Dr. Adrianna Mendrek Dept. of Psychology
Tues. March 21 Here’s to Our Future! Student Flash Talks
BU students, Dept. of Psychology
Tues. March 28 Citius: A Matter of Health in Older Adults
Dr. Nicolas Berryman Dept. of Sport Studies