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Finding Contentment

Finding Contentment

By American Institute of Stress
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.
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The Toll of Stress on our Nurses in a Pandemic
Numerous recent studies have explored work stress among health care personnel in many countries. Join Wendy Garvin Mayo, APRN, ANP-BC an Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Stress Solution Strategist, Certified Life Coach, Cancer Caregiver Consultant as she joins AIS Executive Director Will Heckman as they discuss this important topic. 
29:47
April 12, 2021
Stressed out? Eating more fiber can help!
Guest Shana Tatum joins host Will Heckman in a discussion on diet and Stress. Shana Tatum a registered dietitian nutritionist and a member of the Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine Practice Group with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine. https://www.shanatatumrd.com/
47:09
March 29, 2021
Reducing Stress Using Locus of Control
Join Ell Harlander founder and owner of Elevate Stress Management Services in Brunswick Ga as she discusses unique integrative stress management techniques with host Will Heckman. Elevate provides affordable -one-on-one and group stress management coaching. Elevate also provides educative stress seminars on topics ranging from Prosoche mindfulness to stress and nutrition. Ell works with a registered dietician to approve the accuracy of all the dietary information she presents at her seminars. www.elevatebrunswick.com
39:40
March 15, 2021
3 Massive Mistakes People Make that Keep them Stressed
Right now, the stress levels are so high that I thought we all need some help, so I gave my friend and a former guest of this podcast Jen Butler a call. I asked her to not only talk to us about what is going on but also to do a Free live webinar for AIS and that is going to happen on March 10 at 3 PM CST or 4 pm EST to find out more about this visit stress.org
39:51
March 1, 2021
Live well, Stress Less
Join James Porter, the CEO of stressstop as he discusses the newest products to help alleviate stress with host Will Heckman. StressStop.com has been providing stress reduction and resilience-building solutions now for over 30 years. They have some great user-friendly products that can help us.
52:28
February 8, 2021
The Stress of Accessing Mental Health Treatment for Families
When families face overwhelming stress, they sometimes need help. They need support when facing mental health issues, as well as the physical effects of that long-term stress. Join Kim Hager & Maria Martinez Calderon as they discuss this issue with host Will Heckman. To contact them for their study: khager@childrensfriend.org,  mmartinez@childrensfriend.org
28:28
January 18, 2021
Are My Colleagues Stressed Out? How Can I Tell?
Stress-Related to work has increased significantly during the pandemic compared with 2019. Join Dennis Morris the founder & CEO of Academic Executive Coach Institute of Respect & Academic Leadership Programs as he discusses these issues and more with host Will Heckman.
36:07
December 28, 2020
The New Stress of Work
Joining us on this episode is Jen Butler the owner, Founder, and CEO of JB Partners. We discuss the issues of the new stresses that face us at work.
53:60
December 7, 2020
The Return to Work, School and Stress-Part 2
In this 2 part series, we talk about being called back to work and the stress it is causing. We are joined by Dr. Jeff Jernigan a board-certified mental health professional known for influencing change in people and organizations by capitalizing on the growth and change through leadership selection and development. Jeff is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder, along with his wife Nancy, for the Hidden Value Group.
31:11
November 23, 2020
The Return to Work, School and Stress-Part 1
In this 2 part series, we talk about being called back to work and the stress it is causing. We are joined by Dr. Jeff Jernigan a board-certified mental health professional known for influencing change in people and organizations by capitalizing on the growth and change through leadership selection and development. Jeff is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder, along with his wife Nancy, for the Hidden Value Group.
30:06
November 9, 2020
The Science of Stress and Sleep
Join Dr. Shi-bin Li a scientist at Stanford University in this episode, he clarifies how the brain modulates sleep, particularly under stress and during aging, and develops effective treatments for sleep disorders.
33:38
October 26, 2020
Stress and Giving Yourself Permission to Slow Down
Join our special guest Beth Romanski, the Director of Professional and Continuing Education at the Maryland University of Integrative Health and a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and founder of My Healthy Transitions Health Coaching, as she talks about some ways keep ourselves healthy during these stressful times with host Will Heckman.
55:59
October 12, 2020
Walking Shelter Dogs to Reduce PTSD
Join our special guest Dr. Cheryl Krause-Parello the developer and director of a university-based health research initiative for veterans, Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors (C-P.A.W.W.) as she discusses this program called c-paww with host Will Heckman. 
34:34
September 28, 2020
Relax, Reboot, and Revitalize with the BrainTap App
Join Dr. Patrick K. Porter, a Neuroscience expert and founder of BrainTap as he discusses BrainTap with host Will Heckman. BrainTap allows users to relax, reboot, and revitalize while achieving peak brain performance.
53:01
September 14, 2020
How Yoga Helps Us with Stress
Join yoga expert Jessica Kaushik and host Will Heckman as they discuss the many ways Yoga can help reduce stress.
26:35
August 31, 2020
Stress and the Nuuaria Method
Join Maya Nahra, RD, DAIS the founder and creator of Nuuaria health and wellness company as she discusses stress and the Nuuaria method in Meditation, and much more, with host Will Heckman.
40:54
August 17, 2020
Stress and your Diet
Join Dr. Uma Naidoo a board-certified Harvard psychiatrist, professional chef, and nutrition specialist as she discusses her new book THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON FOOD, and diet and stress with host Will Heckman.
36:54
August 3, 2020
The Art of Stress-Free Living
Join Dr. Brian Ramos a neuroscientist from Yale as he discusses The Art of Stress-Free Living with host Will Heckman
51:30
July 27, 2020
How Kindness Helps us with Stress.
Join Dr. David Fryburg an endocrinologist and research scientist as he discusses with host Will Heckman how his program Envision Kindness helps to manage stress.
47:15
July 20, 2020
Your Stress affects other people around you!
We are joined by Sporty King a Toastmasters International Hall of Fame inductee and Certified Stress Mastery Educator as he has a fun-filled conversation with host Will Heckman about stress.
47:13
July 10, 2020
Stress Effects in Children-What Teachers and Parents Need to Know.
Noel Foy a Neuroeducator, and Author of the book ABC Worry Free talks to host Will Heckman about the toll stress takes on children
41:36
June 9, 2020
The Physical Toll Stress Takes and How to Combat it
Join Dr. Cynthia Ackrill Editor of Contentment magazine, a physician trained in neuroscience and a Certified Stress Mastery Educator as she discusses the physical toll of stress with host Will Heckman.
40:37
June 1, 2020
Reduce the New Stress of Working from Home
Ashira Prossack the Internationally recognized multi-generational workplace consultant speaks with host Will Heckman about the new stress of working from home.
27:59
May 21, 2020
Stress and Online Learning
Education expert Dr. Chris Simmons discusses the stress of the new online learning and offers some tips and insights.  Hosted by Will Heckman, Executive Director of The American Institute of Stress.
36:39
May 11, 2020
How to Survive the Stress of a Pandemic
Dr. Shevaun Neupert, a professor at NC State, discusses tips for surviving the COVID-19 pandemic. Hosted by Will Heckman, Executive Director of The American Institute of Stress.
30:32
April 30, 2020
How to Survive the Stress of Social Distancing
Dr. Ron Rubenzer, a psychologist who has dedicated his life to reducing stress at home, school, and work, talks about managing the stress of social distancing. Hosted by Will Heckman, Executive Director of The American Institute of Stress.
31:56
April 22, 2020
Managing Stress of Working from Home
Dr. Rozina Lakhani, an MD with specialization in psychiatry, discusses how to manage the stress of working from home. Hosted by Will Heckman, Executive Director of The American Institute of Stress.
38:16
April 13, 2020
Coronavirus and Stress
James Porter, president of Stressstop.com, talks about COVID-19 and its impact on stress. Hosted by Will Heckman, Executive Director of The American Institute of Stress. 
29:55
April 3, 2020
Intro to AIS & What is Stress?
Will Heckman, Executive Director of The American Institute of Stress, introduces the non-profit organization, including its mission and the resources available at stress.org, and features AIS president Dr. Daniel L. Kirsch who explains the definition of stress. 
48:48
March 20, 2020