February 16, 2021 —
Spiritual wellness is essential to the process of navigating one’s life experiences, especially throughout the course of postsecondary education and other life stages it affects. At the University of Manitoba, Spiritual Care supports students as they continue to develop their own framework of beliefs, and discover purpose and meaning in their lives and identities.
“We support individuals whenever they’re going through losses, crises and transitions, particularly with their ability to make meaning and live purposefully,” says Edgar French, the Spiritual Care Coordinator. “Any situation that would make it difficult for them to feel like their life has an element of coherence, whenever there’s a challenge to their understanding of self, the world around them, or their sense of belonging and connection.”
Students can access confidential individualized support through one-on-one…