Digital Wellness and Wellbeing

Formats: 4-hour virtual course  |  1-day instructor-led onsite

Digital technologies (DT) play an increasingly important role in our lives. But there are risks associated with the over-use of DT. Digital technologies is a newer area of research in the field of wellness and well-being as it becomes ever more present in our lives. In this course, we will teach you how to reflect on your current use of digital technologies, how to reduce the risks, and how to maximize the benefits in relation to your own wellbeing and wellness.

Learning Objectives »

  • Define digital wellbeing and wellness
  • Discuss risks and benefits of using digital technology
  • Identify issues around how information is shared
  • Learn how DT can affect self-confidence and productivity
  • Discuss impacts of DT on how people interact
  • Apply strategies to improve digital wellbeing

Course Agenda »

Defining Digital Wellbeing

  1. Self-Awareness Questionnaire
  2. What is Digital Wellbeing?
  3. Wellbeing is About…
  4. Digital Wellbeing is…

Digital Tech Risks and Benefits

  1. Risks and Benefits
  2. Examples of Benefits
  3. Examples of Risks

Information Sharing

  1. Information Sharing Discussion
  2. Finding Reliable Information
  3. Privacy

Digital Impact and Wellbeing

  1. Emotional Responses to DT Activities
  2. Things to Keep in Mind
  3. DT Impact on Social Interactions
  4. Dealing with Negative Attention
  5. Using Emails in a Considerate Way
  6. Digital Tools and Strategies
  7. Non-Digital Strategies