Stress is part of life. There is no escaping it. As busy professionals managing many things simultaneously, stress can overwhelm us. In this course, we will examine stress and how it affects us. More importantly, we will learn techniques to minimize the hold stress takes on our lives. Our foundation will be meditation and mindfulness practice. When integrated into our lives, these practices make us more effective, engaged and focused leaders -- both at the office and at home. And, yes, we are going to meditate!
• Understand stress and its effects on our body, mind and life
• Understand the benefits of meditation and mindfulness
• Learn how to meditate and establish a meditation practice
• Learn strategies to better manage your response to stress in the moment
• Learn the basics of conscious and nonviolent communication