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DRAGON DIALOGUE SERIES: Compassion Fatigue: Find Empathy for Yourself & Others (15 Wellness Points)
Start Date: 4/13/2021Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 4/13/2021End Time: 2:00 PM

Event Description
2020 was a very long year, and many of us feel burned out by the climate of polarization.

You might consider yourself a compassionate person, but how much is too much to put up with?

During this two-part workshop, we will look at a few ways to navigate life in our current climate. We will focus on finding ways to speak up clearly and directly. On how to have more confidence and clarity about when to say something and why, as well as when not to. We will explore finding ways to receive empathy and understanding when you are in distress. Part Two “Respecting Differences” will be held in May 2021. It is recommended, but not required, that you attend both sessions.

During this session, we will explore:

1. The difference between being nice and having compassion.

2. The difference between responsibility and obligation.

3. How to find empathy and understanding for the distress you are feeling.

Dr. Terrie Lewine started her healthcare career in 1997 doing transformational bodywork known as Network Chiropractic. With the idea that community and connection are key to vibrant health, Terrie has been studying developmental and evolutionary psychology. She has also been facilitating Nonviolent Communication (NVC) workshops since 2007, and she offers private coaching to individuals and couples to help them create the lives/relationships they want.

This talk is part of our Dragon Dialogue Series, a new series of wellbeing workshops for Drexel employees.

2020 was an unprecedented year. We all faced many challenges, obstacles, isolation, and loss. In doing so, we also learned how essential community and social connection can be in weathering life’s storms.

In response to these tumultuous times, Drexel is offering its employees The Dragon Dialogue Series. This new series will feature curated conversations and workshops throughout 2021.

The Dragon Dialogue Series will cover a broad range of topics related to mental health and emotional wellbeing.

These events will offer Drexel employees opportunities for conversation and guided exercises to enhance their wellbeing in this brand-new year.

Together is better.

*Participants in our Wellness Incentive Program are eligible to earn 15 points (a $15 credit) for attending this event. You must sign-in to receive credit.

You must register for the Health Advocate Wellness Incentive Program AND complete your annual Personal Health Profile before you will be eligible to receive any payouts. Points for attending these events will be sent to Health Advocate on a monthly basis for the prior month’s activities. There will be a 6-week delay in these points and payouts being distributed. For information about our wellness incentive program, please visit: http://drexel.edu/hr/benefits/a-healthier-u/wellness-incentive-program/

Please contact Wellness Coordinator Monica Fauble with questions: mfauble@drexel.edu

Registration is required in Career Pathway.
Contact Information:
Name: Monica Fauble
Phone: 215-895-1708
Email: mfauble@drexel.edu
Zoom; registration required in Career Pathway
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