Wednesday, August 19, 2020
2:00 - 3:00 PM, ET

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Keys to Staying Positive During a Crisis - Webinar (08/19/20)

We are in the middle of a crisis. A deadly pandemic is barreling through the world, and it has created several complex challenges that we now have to navigate. Perhaps you can relate to some (if not, all) of the points below:

  • Your stress levels are heightened as you manage the onslaught of incoming news about the COVID-19 virus, while working diligently to ensure that you (or a loved one) don’t get the virus and/or transmit it to others.
  • You are struggling in your new role as a “crisis homeschool teacher” to your kids, and you are feeling overwhelmed at the thought of this continuing, indefinitely.
  • Your mental and emotional health are suffering due to the isolation and physical distancing that is required to limit the spread of the virus.
  • You are constantly worried about the safety of friends and family who are elderly, immunocompromised, disabled, or otherwise vulnerable to the virus.
  • You are figuring out how to effectively work from home while being consumed with anxiety about how this pandemic could possibly affect your career.
  • You are wondering how you will manage all of the above, while still finding time to exercise, keep the house clean, and put together semi-nutritious meals from whatever scraps are left over in your half-empty grocery store.

If you can relate to one or more of the points above, thankfully, there is a solution: Positivity.

To be clear, this has nothing to do with smiling your way through this crisis and pretending that your challenges do not exist. Delusion is not positive. True positivity is specifically about the consistent thoughts, beliefs and actions that will bring about a positive outcome for you and for others.

Yes, even during a life-altering crisis.

In this highly-practical 60-minute webinar, led by best-selling author Shola Richards, you will:

  • Identify the four keys to creating a positive mindset, regardless of the circumstances.
  • Apply the aforementioned “four keys” to any challenge that you are currently facing(professionally, personally, or otherwise).
  • Create an accountability plan for your newly-created commitments, and identify howyour plan will sustain your positive mindset long after the worst of the pandemic is over.

If you are looking for a shot of actionable and strategic positivity to get through these challenging times, look no further!

Virtual Trainer: Shola  Richards

Shola Richards is a best-selling author, TEDx and keynote speaker, and workplace civility expert with a passionate worldwide following. 

His articles and wildly-popular Monday morning “Positivity Solution” email series have been read by readers in over 160 countries, and his work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Forbes, Black Enterprise, Complete Wellbeing India, Business Insider Australia, and in numerous other publications all over the world who recognize him as an authority on workplace happiness and engagement.

This is an online class. Access information will be emailed one week ahead.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.

Registration for this webinar is FULL. To get on the waitlist, please email 1) your name, 2) your library name and 3) the name and date of this class to register@neflin.org. You will be contacted if a seat becomes available.