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Self-Care in Times of Uncertainty and Pain
Balancing life’s demands and practicing healthy self-care can be particularly challenging in these times of continued change and uncertainty due to the Covid19 pandemic, political, and societal challenges. Caring for ourselves can feel a bit like a luxury or even selfish. Or we might put it off because of fatigue or a feeling of being overwhelmed. But one small step can make a huge difference; and what better time is there than to take that step now?
Join us for a time of exploring and practicing simple principles and activities that will increase our self-care, coping and flourishing so we can bring our best selves to the work we do.
Presenter: Heidi Kempt Chew has been an English as a Second Language (ESL) professional for two decades, teaching academic courses as well as community/refugee classes. In addition, she has been as cross-cultural trainer conducting workshops for the International Student Services at the Case Western Reserve University and training volunteers working with international student groups at Case Western Reserve University and at Cleveland State University. Heidi holds Masters Degrees in Theology, Journalism, and in Curriculum and Instruction-ESL. Her Ph.D. is in Secondary Education-ESL and Cross-Cultural Training.