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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Don't Worry - Be Happy" Workshop

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

WHAT "Don't Worry - Be Happy" half-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Communication Series: "How to Talk So People Will Listen," "How to Disagree Without Anger," and "Don't Worry - Be Happy." This workshop helps participants learn to control stressful situations by changing the way they think. Jacquelyn Ferguson is instructor for the workshop.

WHEN 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, April 12

WHERE Temple Beth Shalom, 702 S.E. 24th Ave., Cape Coral

WHY To learn:

Six mind management truisms

Stress is in the mind of the beholder and how to "behold" things differently to lower stress

The importance of your perception of control

How stressful thoughts push you toward your stress cliff where stress begins to damage you physically, mentally and emotionally

Whether or not you are a hot head

Stress breaks to pull yourself back from your stress cliff

COST $49; includes lunch - childcare available at no charge

CONTACT Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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