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Saturday, January 31 • 10:45am - 11:30am
A2 Micro-Sessions: Facing your fears as a leader / An Ode to 2014 / Connecting the Dots - Ending the Stigma of Loneliness FULL

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Facing your fears as a leader
Sarah Ficko

Fear is one of our primary emotional responses, brought on by a perceived threat. As we become adults, we are less likely to acknowledge or discuss our fears with ourselves or others. However, in a leadership role, we need to address and face our internal fears or it could have consequences for ourselves and the team we are leading. What are your fears? Are you ready to face them?

An Ode to 2014
Hanhmi Huynh

"Oh the places you will go!", the things you will see,
That's what I thought, when I got my degree.
Two-zero-oh-four, my graduating year.
But wait a minute, where do I go from here?
Venture into the real world and fend for myself
Or go back to school, perhaps something in health?
"Not all who wander are lost", is that what they say?
Well, I may not be lost, but I still don't know the way.
Though I must admit, I am definitely no poet,
I learned a lot this year, and I feel like somebody should know it...

Connecting the Dots - Ending the Stigma of Loneliness
Han Lee

I love playing connect-the-dots. Everything seems so jumbled and confusing at first, but you connect the dots, you end up with a fantastic picture. You and I are dots. Everyone is a unique dot. But sometimes, it's hard to make those connections. So many people feel lonely, and it might seem crazy to think so, given that there are so many people and potential friends around you. But it's not about how many friends you have, or the number of people in your life. It's the way you feel inside. How can we end this stigma of loneliness?

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Hanhmi Huynh

University of Alberta
Hanhmi is a recent graduate of the University of Alberta with a BSc major in Biological Sciences and minor in Psychology. She is currently working on her second degree in the BSc After-degree Nursing program at the U of A. She has previously worked as a Research Assistant and is interested in contributing to research in improving health outcomes for patients and providers. | | She is also passionate about student and community involvement... Read More →
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Relaxation Superstation

The Relaxation Superstition is dedicated to improving mental health through out the year, and fight the stress that university can provide. We do this by promoting a relaxing and positive atmosphere through the simple means of massages, tea, stress balls and good company. We are always looking for new creative ways to lighten up your day.


Saturday January 31, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
CCIS L2 200 University of Alberta

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