It's estimated that stress is responsible for 60-90% of doctor's visits and, one million workers miss work each day because of stress, costing companies $602 per employee per year, according the American Institute of Stress. It is imperative that we recognize that stress is not the problem - it's our reaction to our stress and we can learn to control it. Acquire cutting edge self-care techniques - affirmations, visualization, mindfulness techniques and mini-meditations - that staff can do on their own for better health. A stress-free staff is a productive, healthy and happy staff. Dr. Gruver will share her decades of experience and you will walk away inspired to make positive changes in your life, your company and your staff. -Recognize the emotional, physical and behavioral signs of stress. -Examine current research on meditation, positive self-talk and visualization and how it can be incorporated into your workday. -Learn a simple technique, known as a mini-meditation, to stop the stress response in its tracks. -Understand how you can use your daydreams to boost immune function and increase relaxation. -Discover how to incorporate mindfulness into your day even if you think you don’t have time.