Responding to Uncertainty Conference
Wednesday 5 May 2021 – Virtually Hosted – 09:15 – 13:15
Reducing Stress in Staff and Pupils
Human beings tend to dislike the idea of uncertainty. It is full of the unknown and the unpredictable, which easily makes us anxious. Ironically, excitement contains all the same qualities, but just the term ‘excitement’ creates a very different expectation. We have been living through a time of considerable uncertainty. That’s been one of the hardest aspects of the pandemic – coping with ‘not knowing’.
Why is uncertainty so challenging, and how can it be made easier? What do we need to do to recover healthily from an extended period of uncertainty? These are the questions at the centre of this seminar with Dr. Suzanne Zeedyk.
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