Personal Growth & Development
WebJunction is committed to the idea of lifelong learning and that it takes many forms. This could be learning that we do to gain work-related knowledge, to develop communication skills, or even improve our personal health and wellness. Explore this topic area to find resources and information to help you cultivate a positive approach to situations in and out of the workplace.
Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.
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Publish Date: News / 29 November 2023
Give yourself and your team the gift of learning this holiday season! As you wrap up the year, take some time to reflect on areas you'd like to explore, alone or with others. And remember, many of the sessions will be made available as recordings so ...
Publish Date: Webinar / 11 October 2023
In this webinar, delve deeper into essential facets that foster a healthy and supportive library culture, exploring institutional and individual solutions to countering low morale.
Publish Date: News / 10 October 2023
Many people turn to libraries in times of crisis, and mental health issues are no exception. And while libraries are trusted havens for community members seeking resources, library staff aren’t immune to the challenges faced by community members. The...
Publish Date: News / 3 October 2023
Library, archive, and museum staff face similar challenges when it comes to responding to a crisis, de-escalating conflict, and addressing burnout. Four new on-demand courses provide staff in cultural heritage institutions with information and tools ...
Publish Date: Webinar / 29 June 2023
Learn about important research on low morale and leave with actionable ideas for promoting a healthy work environment for all staff and cultivating empathetic leadership in libraries.
Publish Date: News / 18 April 2023
Since 2017, Kaetrena Davis Kendrick has been researching the low-morale experiences among library workers. In her research, she has identified workplace factors and events that trigger low morale, the effects of low morale on physical and emotional h...
Publish Date: Webinar / 22 March 2023
Learn about restorative justice and restorative practices, and how to build relationships that can help to address and repair harm done.
Publish Date: Webinar / 10 March 2022
In this webinar, we explore ideas for expanding core self-care practices to encompass connections with work colleagues and more broadly with community members.
Publish Date: Webinar / 9 December 2021
This webinar explores how to find balance between your personal and professional life, in service of yourself and your community.
Publish Date: News / 13 October 2021
Self-care has long been recommended and recognized as important. It's easy to find articles about the value of self-care: eat healthy, get plenty of sleep, exercise regularly. It can get exhausting just reading about all the things we should be doing...