Flourish wellness program expands and goes online

By Public Affairs | January 18, 2021

Flourish wellness program expands and goes online

Okanagan College Counselling Services is kicking off the new year with new ways to help OC employees and students manage stress and promote mental health.

Counselling Services took Flourish workshops online in the fall and launched a YouTube channel, allowing employees and students to access wellness videos at the click of a button. Video topics include strategies for managing stress, mindfulness exercises and guided meditations.

The GROW@OC initiative launched last fall also returns with GROWhour, a free online drop-in workshop series for all registered OC students to connect and learn strategies to be effective students and healthier humans.

Participants will learn and practice tools to help participants become more resilient and proactive, exploring themes such as the challenges of being a student, time management, stress, self-care, productivity and motivation and how not to be so hard on yourself.

GROWhour mental health breaks will be held each Monday starting at 3:30 p.m. To register, visit the GROWhour event page. To learn more about more health and wellness initiatives, visit the Flourish webpage.

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