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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents 'Become Your Own Stress Coach.Techniques that Work' Workshop

WHO     FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT     "Become Your Own Stress Coach.Techniques that Work" full-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Communication and Interpersonal Skills Series. The relaxing yet stimulating workshop teaches techniques to help participants manage the level of stress in life including taking personal responsibility, making choices, the inclusion of balance, how to say "no" and mean it, and the impact if stress is not dealt with properly. Jackie Ferguson is instructor for the course.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, May 12

WHERE     Student Union 214

WHY     To learn how to:

     Determine which stressors are worth the energy and which are not

     Clarify the issues when stressors just blur together

     Focus problem-solving on things within your control

     Minimize the impact of the perception of events in order to come up with workable solutions

     Develop and trust intuition

     Learn to relax deeply to restore resiliency

COST     $89

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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