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Icon of the event Healthy Eating and Coping with Stress Workshops
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Start the school year off right by participating in fun workshops led by a Toronto Public Health nurse....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Icon of the event Enable Your Success:  Your One Word Philosophy for Life
Sat Aug 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Malvern

In an adaptation of Evan Carmichael's book, "Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life that Matter," Coach Lily Ma will help you define your own personal motto: the ONE WORD that captures your sense ...

Icon of the event Worry: Strategies for Understanding and Managing Your Anxious Thoughts
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Why do we worry and what is to be done about it? Everyone worries to some extent, but too much worry can lead to more problems. Join PhD student Kathleen Tallon to learn about where worry comes from, tips for noticing when it...

Icon of the event Stress Relief Through Meditation
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Experience the peace and happiness of meditation. Join an instructor from Meditation Toronto for easy stress relieving stretches followed by deep breathing and a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. You will leave fe...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Senior Safety: Recognizing Elder Abuse in Your Community
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Learn how to recognize when someone, whether a friend, neighbour, or acquaintance, is being mistreated, and, most importantly, how best to respond. Join Monita Persaud from Elder Abuse Ontario and learn how to promote healthy...

Icon of the event Musicking, Science and Health: A Mental Tune-Up
Fri Nov 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

What happens in our brains when we play, listen and move to music? What effect can sound and music have on diseases such as Alzheimer?s and Parkinson?s? Join PhD student Keith Loach for a demonstration of how music can affect...

Icon of the event Mindfulness, Mental and Brain Health in Midlife and Older Adults
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join Dr. Nasreen Khatri, a registered clinical psychologist, gerontologist and neuroscientist to learn about how even brief mindfulness practice can improve mood and memory and lift the spirit for an ageless mind....

Icon of the event Ovarian Cancer: Knowledge is Power
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Ovarian cancer is often overlooked and underdiagnosed. Join us at this program designed to inform the public about the facts, risks, signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer....