Everyone has heard the statistics... 75% of Americans describe their life as "very stressful," and with the pace of change and globalization, everyone predicts it's just going to get worse before it gets better! Going way beyond "stress management," Dr. Crawford first demonstrates why so much of the advice about how to deal with these problems will never work. Then, using common language and common sense, he gives his audiences new information and a step-by-step system for: 1. Gaining a new understanding of the problem, or how certain situations can engage certain parts of the brain, trapping us in a reactive cycle. 2. Gaining a new understanding of the solution, or how we can influence this process and actively shift to the most clear, confident, and creative part of the brain and access our best knowledge and skills. This presentation can be custom designed to fit the theme and/or goals of your event or organization. For example, when presented to caregivers (nurses, teachers, volunteers, etc.) this presentation can be called, "Keeping the Flame Alive Without Burning Yourself Out! and tailored to their specific needs.