Building Resilience in Unprecedented Times This event has passed. March 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Register now for the free webinar… Building resilience in unprecedented times The ability to heal and cultivate resilience in times of adversity is influenced by the different ways we relate to stress and our ability to bounce back from stress into care. Growing evidence in recent years has shown the effectiveness of time-tested contemplative practices in supporting mental wellbeing. In this seminar we will explore the role of the mindfulness in preventing stress reactivity, cultivating a skillful response to life challenges, and providing a lifelong path of mind/body health. In this seminar, participants will: Explore the mental health impact of prolonged exposure to stress caused by the pandemic.Review the self-protective mode of reactivity to stress.Reflect on the healing potential of mindfulness-based practices during difficult times.Introduce and explain the 4 scopes of mindfulness.Practice a brief guided meditation of the 4 scopes of mindfulness. This talk will be live and interactive on Thursday, February 25th at 7 pm ET. Convert to your timezone here. In case you cannot make the live session, all who register will receive a 48h-active link to watch the recording. About the Instructor Moustafa Abdelrahman, is a Registered Psychotherapist, a Meditation Teacher and an MBA and with over 18 years of corporate experience working with Fortune 100 companies worldwide. Abdelrahman is an advisory member and instructor of the histories and philosophies of mindfulness courses at the School of Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto, is core faculty for the Compassion-Based Resilience Training at the Nalanda Institute and has facilitated mindfulness workshops for a wide range of corporate and nonprofit organizations. He is the co-founder of Toronto’s LGBTQ+ focused Mindfulness Meditation program at the 519 community center. Having lived in both Canada and the Middle East, he is familiar with the cultural complexities and has extensive experience providing diversity and inclusion training to various organizations.