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Stress is Optional

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Panic, anxiety, and stress are paralyzing emotions that can stand in the way of the life you want. Freeing yourself from the grip of these toxic thoughts and feelings will give you clarity you can use to make better business and life decisions. Join nationally recognized stress expert Dr. Cynthia Ackrill for a course that will give you powerful tools to relieve stress and develop greater emotional resilience.

Everyone has to negotiate difficult life circumstances – financials problems, conflicts, and business challenges are woven into the fabric of everyday life. Small business owners and entrepreneurs are especially vulnerable to feeling overwhelmed. Learn how to manage life’s ups and downs using insights from stress management research and positive psychology and you will bounce back more quickly from life’s inevitable setbacks. In this course, you will develop a framework for evaluating your stress levels and your behavioral responses, and then identify cues you can use to get back on course. Dr. Ackrill will explain the physiological impact of stress and offer techniques for minimizing the disruption it can have on your body and life.

Stress, worry, and anxiety lead to procrastination and burnout, which cause more problems--and more worry. You can stop the cycle. Join us for Stress is Optional and learn an effective, proven approach to relieving stress for good.


  • Know What's Really on Your Plate
  • Recognizing Your De-stressers
  • Guided Visualization of Stress
  • What Exactly Is Stress?
  • Why Does Stress Fry My Brain? And Q&A
  • Awareness is the First Step
  • Know Your Stress Dashboard
  • Tools for Cooling Down
  • Put Yourself on the Calendar
  • Student & Web Questions
  • How to Create a Successful Strategy
  • Using Your Strengths to Ease Stress
  • Knowing You: What's Your Vision?
  • Balancing Your Energy: Delete
  • Balancing Your Energy: Delegate & Defer
  • Shifting Your Perception
  • Choosing Your Mindset
  • Create Habits of Mindfulness
  • The Human Operating System
  • Training for Resilience
  • Voicing Out Our Needs
  • Creating New Habits to Fight Stress
  • Be Aware: Sustaining & Derailing Habits
  • Being Empowered With Mindful Habits
  • Why We Fail
  • Having the Optimal Mindset
  • Succeeding With Your Goal(s)
  • S.M.A.R.T. Goals
  • Building Up Your Confidence
  • Why You Should Put Up Guardrails
  • Fine Tuning Habits of Resilience
  • Celebrate Your Successes

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Cynthia Ackrill

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