Federation of Ontario Public Libraries

Episode 10

COVID-19: How to Cope with Ongoing Isolation

Wondering how COVID-19 is affecting your mental health? Looking for strategies to reduce feelings of stress and loneliness during COVID-19?

Join Brigham Young University psychology and neuroscience professor Julianne Holt-Lunstad as she shares her insight into how social distancing practices are affecting our minds, why relationships are important, and helpful habits we can implement to cope. Professor Holt-Lunstad has been researching the long-term health effects of social connection for over a decade, and she currently serves as a scientific advisor for the Australian Coalition to End Loneliness and the Foundation for Art & Healing. Come ready to learn about:

  • Isolation vs. Loneliness
  • Benefits of positive relationships
  • Signs of loneliness within ourselves
  • Strategies for maintaining positive mental health
August

5

Date: Wed, August 5
Time: 1pm ET / 5pm GMT
Place: Online
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About the Series

The Library Professional Series provides training on topics such as librarianship, common or new issues libraries face, and industry concerns. These webinars are an excellent resource for furthering one’s knowledge and professional skills in an ever-changing industry.