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Managing your mental health and dealing with stress during unpredictable times

Stress is at an all time high in the events industry, with many of us suffering more acutely with anxiety and other mental health issues as we adapt not only to a new routine of working from home but also having to deal with the uncertainty of the future.

In this session, Helen Moon will be tackling these fears and anxieties by exploring the impacts of the current circumstances, providing education and insights into what stress is, and sharing the skills you need to benefit and improve your mental health.
Recorded Apr 15 2020 58 mins
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    Helen Moon, Founder & MD, Eventwell (The Mental Health & Wellbeing Voice of the Event Industry)
    Stress is at an all time high in the events industry, with many of us suffering more acutely with anxiety and other mental health issues as we adapt not only to a new routine of working from home but also having to deal with the uncertainty of the future.

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