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Date February 11, 2021 Time 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Timezone EST Chapter National

Understanding Mental Health and Wellness in Times of Stress | fmi*igf Speaker Series

Hot Topics Track – Session 2

The COVID-19 pandemic suddenly changed our lives in countless ways, leading to increased stress, worry, and challenge for all of us. In these difficult times, it’s also important to build a deeper understanding of the human mind, wellness, and mental health. A recent Angus Reid survey shows that 50% of people feel their mental health has become a little or a lot worse since the pandemic began.

Dr. Shimi Kang takes audiences on a fascinating journey through the latest neuroscience, medical research, and practical tools to help leaders, teams, and organizations achieve better wellness, motivation, adaptability, and innovation to best meet the demands of the weeks and months to come.

Audiences will learn:

– The latest scientific frameworks to best understand wellness, motivation, mental health, and addictions.

– Mental health risk factors, and signs and symptoms in the workplace (online and offline).

– Practical tools drawn from evidence-based therapies such as mindfulness, cognitive behaviour therapy, motivational interviewing, dialectic behavior therapy, and more.


  • Dr. Shimi Kang

    Award-Winning Harvard-Trained Physician | Bestselling Author | Global Social Entrepreneur