Sunshine Foundation

Pause for Positivity: Happiness

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Make your day a little brighter and join The Sunshine Foundation of Canada for Pause for Positivity.
These 30-minute web-episodes promise to boost your mood, motivate, and inspire. Each month, Sunshine Dream alumnus and inspirational speaker, Marco Pasqua will host an episode with a Friend of Sunshine ranging from Olympic coaches, musicians, to Happiness doctors and more. Register now for free and join us on Zoom.

Happiness: How to build resilience and thrive during uncertain times

In this Pause for Positivity, Dr. Gillian Mandich will share the top three tips on how to be happy and how you can build resilience to get through challenging times. 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time)
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Dr. Gillian Mandich has a PhD from Western University in Health Science, and her primary areas of research are happiness and health. She is the founder of The International Happiness Institute of Health Science Research; co-lead investigator of The Canadian Happiness At Work Study; is a part of the Meant2Prevent research team at SickKids; appears regularly in the media on shows such as The Social, Marilyn Denis, Breakfast Television, The Morning Show, and CBC; and is a top-rated keynote and TEDx speaker.

About Sunshine

As an organization that exists to promote and facilitate positivity, we understand the effect this pandemic has on kids’ mental and physical health. Our dreamers are already at a higher risk than most for anxiety, depression and isolation at the best of times. So we won’t let them down. We’re rallying together and spreading Sunshine to make dreams possible.

About your host, Marco Pasqua

Marco Pasqua is an award-winning Entrepreneur, Accessibility Consultant and Inspirational Speaker with Cerebral Palsy. Throughout his life, Marco has been involved with a number of organizations as a spokesperson, helping to spread advocacy for persons with disabilities across Canada. As an Accessibility and Inclusion Consultant, he has worked with some of BC's biggest change-driven business leaders who are champions for more accessible, inclusive workplaces. It's through these experiences that he is helping to pave the way for all Canadians to have universal access to the programs, services and places that they live, work and play.