Tech Talk Webinar: Health, Wellness & Resilience during lockdown

Looking after our mental and physical health as well as building resilience is essential to help us get through these challenging times. As lockdown continues, many of us will feel challenged, tested and stressed in many different ways. 

During this Tech Talk the panellists will be discussing different ways that we can enhance our self-care and wellness. Understanding how to set a routine, manage sleep and keep busy while we adapt to the new normal creates challenges for us all. The panellists will be discussing different ways to help us overcome some of the challenges we face, focusing on the below areas:

  • How to create a healthy routine and how to stay motivated
  • The importance of exercise and wellness
  • How technology can help us during these times; what apps and websites they would recommend
  • Resources available for children
  • Top tips and recommendations


Registration: This webinar is open to all it@cork members and the general public. Registration is free. Please click on the following link for registration:

Webinar registration

Please note this is a virtual event only. If you do not already have Zoom installed on your PC, tablet or smartphone, you may be asked to download a plugin to access the webinar.

Profile of panellists:

Patrick Horgan

Patrick is a three-in-a-row All-Star winner, Cork Senior Hurling Captain and plays for Glen Rovers for Cork Senior Championship. Throughout his career Patrick has followed a strict regime when it comes to healthy eating and training to ensure that he can compete at his optimal performance.

Suzanne Kelly

Suzanne is an experienced Producer/Director with a demonstrated history of working in the Commissioning & media production industry. Suzanne has worked for RTÉ for over 12 years and current position is the Group head of Children’s & Young People’s Programming. She is also skilled in Commissioning, Script editing, Drama, Animation,Broadcasting, Video, Camera, Film, and Documentaries.

Brian Crooke 

Brian is a wellbeing educator, speaker and adviser supporting organisations to promote and sustain wellbeing within their workplaces. He is the founder of the Workplace Wellbeing Ireland community and is responsible for the design and delivery of the Postgraduate Certificate in Workplace Wellness at Tangent, Trinity College Dublin. He is also the host of The Work Well Podcast . In his spare time Brian is bringing free resistance training to every county and community in Ireland through his parkHIIT project.

Valerie Green

“Your Health is Your Wealth and you are your greatest asset”.

Valerie Green is a certified Integrative Nutrition Health and Wellness Coach, passionate about helping those with busy lives in a state of overwhelm, manage their stress levels through nutrition, lifestyle tweaks and mindfulness. Following her husband’s life changing stroke in 2016, Valerie graduated from IIN, the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.  Her mission to help her husband on his recovery journey and the fall out her children suffered, has driven her desire to help others manage their stress levels in order to live a happy and vibrant life with renewed energy and focus. Valerie works with clients from all over the world offering one to one coaching. She is also a full time Carer to her husband. Her passion is to enable others avoid burnout and the serious health implications that come with it and help get their lives back on track through nutrition, movement and wellbeing hacks. 

Event Details
  • Start Date
    2020-05-07 08:00
  • End Date
    2020-05-07 09:00
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