Official podcast from The American Institute of Stress. This podcast focuses on stress and stress-related issues and features interviews with healthcare practitioners, stress experts, and professionals with expertise in stress research and management. Hosted by Will Heckman, AIS Executive Director.
Coping with PTSD
Joining us for this episode is special guest Myke Cole
PTSD is a mental health condition that can develop in some individuals after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. Traumatic events that can lead to PTSD include, but are not limited to, combat exposure, physical or sexual assault, accidents, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, or the sudden death of a loved one.
Creating a Stress-Resilient Workplace with guest Ken Spencer
Have you ever had one of those days at work when you feel like you're juggling flaming swords while riding a unicycle on a tightrope? Yeah, we've all been there! This episode of our podcast is about workplace stress. We will be diving into the daily grind and how it can sometimes make you feel like you're drowning in a sea of deadlines, emails, and office politics. But fear not, because we're here to share stories, tips, and a dash of humor to help you keep your sanity intact in the corporate jungle. So, grab your coffee or tea, find a comfy spot, and let's talk about the good, the bad, and the downright crazy aspects of workplace stress!
Ken Spencer formed HR Service, Inc. in 2004 providing HR Solutions for thousands of employers across the country.
Ken taught compliance, leadership, and HR courses for Westminster College and the University of Phoenix. He has over 25 years of compliance and HR experience.
He has also earned a master’s degree in human resource management from the University of Utah and holds bachelor’s degrees in marketing and finance.
Stress and relationships
In the our lives, relationships play a vital role in shaping our emotional well-being and overall happiness. Whether it's our bond with a romantic partner, family members, friends, or colleagues, the connections we form with others significantly impact our mental and emotional state. However, like any aspect of life, relationships are not immune to challenges, and one of the most common and formidable obstacles is stress. Stress can permeate every layer of a relationship, exerting its influence in subtle and overt ways, and its effects can be profound. Understanding the dynamics of stress and how it intertwines with relationships is crucial for fostering healthy and resilient connections with those we hold dear. Today we will delve into the interplay between stress and relationships, uncovering its causes, manifestations, and, most importantly, discovering strategies to navigate these tumultuous waters to build stronger, more fulfilling bonds with our loved ones.
Thais Gibson is an author, speaker and leader in the personal development field. She has been recognized by Time Business News, The New York Post, Yahoo! News, Success Magazine and many other outlets for her cutting-edge research on the subconscious mind and personal transformation. She has accumulated over 8 million views across her social platforms and has helped thousands of people create tangible change in their lives.
Thais has her MA, BA, and is certified in over 13 different modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, NLP, Somatic Processing, and Trauma Work. Through her academic training and client-based research, Thais has created renowned courses for personal development, growth, and relationships. She is also the founder of Gibson Integrated Attachment Theory, which empowers individuals to heal different attachments in their lives and reprogram any limiting thoughts and behaviors.
These teachings have been distilled into the in-depth courses inside of The Personal Development School.
Overcoming Anxiety and Stress with Renee mill
Overcoming Anxiety and Stress with Renee Mill" is a transformative podcast that offers practical guidance to free listeners from the burdens of anxiety and stress. This podcast features senior clinical psychologist, renowned mental health expert and corporate speaker, Renee Mill, as a special guest. Together, we explore the origins of anxiety and stress, provide evidence-based strategies, mindfulness techniques, and mindset shifts to reclaim inner peace and joy. Listeners are encouraged to join a supportive community on this journey towards growth, healing, and resilience. The podcast promises a life-changing adventure and a path to a happier, more fulfilling life. Tune in, subscribe, and embark on this transformative journey to overcome anxiety and stress.
Renee is a senior clinical psychologist, author, and corporate speaker who is passionate about helping people overcome anxiety and stress. With over 20 years of experience, she has become a leading expert in the field of mental health and emotional intelligence. Renée is the author of three best-selling books, including Anxiety Free, Drug Free, Parenting Without Anger, and No Sweat Parenting. Her work has been featured on various media outlets, including the Today Show, Sunrise, and The Morning Show.
Renée's mission is to empower people emotionally, in their relationships, and at work. She has developed effective courses that are practical and change people's lives for the better. Her pioneering program for the treatment of anxiety has helped countless individuals overcome their fears and live a more fulfilling life. Renée is also a corporate speaker and has worked with individuals and groups in organizations to promote workplace wellness and stress management.
HOW ARE OUR REACTIONS TO STRESS ARE IMPACTED BY THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Joining us today is Dr. Daniel Andreae.
With over twenty years of professional experience in the education sector, Dr. Andreae has established himself as a highly distinguished and esteemed expert in several areas, health, neuroscience, psychology, advocacy, and community organization. He has committed a considerable part of his career to studying, supporting, and advocating for those with brain issues, especially Alzheimer’s serving as an insightful and dynamic leader. He has been recognized by the
Alzheimer Society of Toronto with a Lifetime Achievement Award, Outstanding Service Award for Leadership, an award presented by the Chair of the International Alzheimer Society Princess Yasmin Khan, and later a Pioneer Award.
He was the first Executive Director of the Society and Chair of the Patrons Council.
Dr. Daniel Andreae has been recognized as Most Influential in Education and Research by The International Association of Who’s Who and he is a FELLOW of the American Institute of Stress.
Less Stress. More Life with guest Linda Penkala
A Podcast by The American Institute of Stress
Hosted By William Heckman MS, DAIS, Executive Director AIS
Joining us today are our special guest Linda Penkala
Linda has 34+ years as a Licensed Massage Therapist in Maryland, and a member of the ABMP professional association.
Linda’s greatest joy is to help others connect the dots to naturally embrace health and wellness on the road to longevity. As a wellness catalyst through published articles, giving presentations, offering aromatherapy massages, and her recent book The Pause to Relax Ladies for Robust Heart Health, she finds her heart’s passion is to help people relax, and be more intentional with lifestyle choices. She discovered the fact that heart disease is the #1 life stealer of men and women, but when research revealed that women surpassed men of dying of cardiovascular disease, it became apparent after her medical moment of Atrial fibrillation, that she needed to get the word out! Her message is delivered in an engaging way by drawing from her years as a jockey, and the analogies of both careers by highlighting lessons learned from horses and clients, then share holistic selfcare modalities to help reduce stress and find balance and enjoy peace. Her book ~ The Pause to Relax Ladies, For Robust Heart Health, which of course you can find on Amazon.