How do YOU manage stress?

How do YOU manage stress?

Sticky note with stress management breakup on it
We all experience stress in our daily lives that diminishes happiness. But how we manage stress and how stress affects our mental and physical health differs from one individual to the next. The biological response to stress differs in men and women and there are gender differences in effective methods of coping with stress.  
The Howell Foundation’s Intentional Happiness Series will be holding its first educational series presentation “An Integrative Approach to Stress Management: Reducing Stress and Increasing Happiness”.  Learn how the concept of “relational wellness” influences stress management and how “Western” and “complimentary” medicine can be integrated to reduce stress for men and women. Applying simple, “hands-on” stress management techniques to incorporate into your daily life can be the start to successfully manage your stress.  
Board Member, Vice-Chair of the Howell Foundation and Associate Project Scientist a the Department of Medicine at USCD School of Medicine, Carole Banka Ph.D.  will present her research on gender differences and Stress.   Tahir Bhatti, M.D., Integrative Psychiatrist and Wellness Physician at the UCSD Executive Health & Wellness and Concierge Medicine programs will be talking about the relationship between mechanistic and relational wellness, and will lead the way into practical stress management techniques.
 Join us for this thought provoking, UNIQUE program that addresses the latest research on the sources of stress and dealing successfully with stress in your life with practical information you can use any time, anywhere!   Great speakers and lots of discussion encourage you to ask the questions that matter to you.  
When:                   Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Where:                 The McMillin Center, Liberty Station (Bldg. 117)
Time:                   5:00 – 6:00 pm – Registration and hors d’oevres
                 6:00 – 7:30 pm – Presentation
Register Today!

About the Doris A. Howell Foundation:
The Doris A. Howell Foundation for Women’s Health Research is committed to keeping the women we love healthy, advancing women’s health through research and educating women to be catalysts for improving family health in the community.

The organization does so by funding scholarships to scientists researching issues affecting women’s health; providing a forum for medical experts, scientists, doctors, researchers, and authors to convey the timely information on topics relevant to women’s health and the health. of their families through its Lecture and Evening Series, and by funding research initiatives that will create women’s health awareness and advocacy in the community.


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