Stress & Resilience Series - Part 2: Empathy & Stress - HP226

Join Dr. Thara Vayali in a three-part Stress & Resilience Series to explore the stress response, recognize your stress levels, build resilience, and discover the connection between empathy and stress!

Sign up for one or register for the whole series.

Part 2 of Healthy UBC's Stress & Resilience Series:

This workshop will define empathy and explore the ways that empathy shows up in our day-to-day lives (including how it can lead to stress), and the benefits of expressing empathy to improve wellbeing.

In this session, participants will:

  • Learn to define empathy and discuss ways it shows up in life and interpersonal situations;

  • Explore the emotional and physiological connection between empathy and stress;

  • Discuss healthy ways to express empathy; and

  • Leave with three simple habits to improve empathetic responses.
  • Be sure to register for Part 1: Bouncing Forward and Part 3: The Stress Inventory.

    Facilitator: Dr. Thara Vayali is a Naturopathic Doctor & Yoga Teacher in Vancouver and is also a UBC alum. Her focus is on intestinal and immune health, hormones, and pain-free bodies. For more information about Thara visit:

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