The Stress of Broken Families with special guest Dr. Jeff Jernnigan  
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by The American Institute of Stress
3w ago
In this episode we explore the profound impact of stress on families and uncover paths to resilience and recovery. We delve into a topic that affects countless households: the stress of broken families. From divorce to estrangement, to war, natural disasters can leave lasting scars, affecting our emotional well-being for a long time. The emotional toll can be overwhelming, but understanding and addressing these stresses is key to healing. Join us as we talk to expert Jeff Jernnigan as he shares personal stories, and offers practical strategies for rebuilding trust and connection in the afterma ..read more
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Today’s human stress burden with guest Frank Forencich      
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by The American Institute of Stress
1M ago
The human stress burden is a multifaceted issue impacting physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Chronic stress stems from various sources, including work pressures, financial difficulties, personal relationships, and health concerns, often leading to detrimental effects on the body and mind. Prolonged stress can contribute to a host of health problems such as cardiovascular disease, depression, anxiety, and weakened immune function. Additionally, stress can impair cognitive functions, reducing productivity and quality of life. Addressing this burden requires a comprehensive approach that ..read more
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The Stressed Mom
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by The American Institute of Stress
2M ago
The Stressed Mom   Joining us for this episode is a special guest  Dr. Jennifer Bourgeois       As we approach Mother’s Day with this episode, our focus shifts towards the intersection of stress and motherhood. Over the past five decades, the landscape of motherhood has undergone significant transformations. Today's mothers are tasked with navigating a delicate balance between the demands of work and home, all while striving to carve out moments for their own self-care ..read more
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Stress and Suicide Prevention with Brett Cotter
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by American Institute of Stress
4M ago
As you know this podcast is dedicated to exploring and promoting stress and stress related issues. In our latest episode we will be discussing suicide prevention and more specifically the vital work of veteran crisis counselors.  Brett Cotter, an author and Stress Is Gone founder, has over 20 years of experience helping people release emotional pain. He facilitates groups at Omega, Kripalu, Tibet House, & The Himalayan Institute. Brett is AAETS certified, his method is certified by The American Institute of Stress, and he is IMMA accredited. He certifies suicide prevention specialists ..read more
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How to Find Calm in a Stress-Inducing World
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by American Institute of Stress
5M ago
With guest Chantal Donnelly Our guest today wrote on her website ‘ People believe we can think our way out of stress, but stress originates below the skull. Body-based tools are key to managing anxiety. It is essential that you recognize when your stress responses are helpful and when your reactions aren't serving you. Learn to listen to your body so you can reap the benefits of stress while minimizing its negative effects. Regain the sense of calm, ease, and openness you are looking for ..read more
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Alternative Stress Management Tools
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by American Institute of Stress
6M ago
Joining us for this episode is a special guest Laura Barrett, MBA, BSN, RN     In this episode, we will discuss the world of alternative stress management tools and techniques. We will navigate the realms of stress relief, incorporating not only mindfulness practices but also delving into the transformative power of plant-based and integrative medicine. Navigating critical illness and chronic diseases caused by stress can be an overwhelming journey, both for individuals and their loved ones. At The American Institute of Stress, we recognize the profound impact that these health chall ..read more
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Performer's Stress with Nick Moulton  
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by American Institute of Stress
7M ago
In Today’s podcast, we will delve deep into the world of performing, creativity, inspiration, and the unique stressors that artists face. From the relentless pursuit of perfection to the emotional rollercoaster fueled by the stress of rejection and self-doubt. We'll delve into the resilience that helps artists push through, the unyielding determination they possess, and the unwavering passion that keeps their creative fires burning, even amidst all that stress. Nick Moulton is an award-winning actor, musician, graduate student studying Clinical Mental Wellness Counseling, and mental wellness a ..read more
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Coping with PTSD
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by American Institute of Stress
8M ago
Joining us for this episode is special guest Myke Cole    PTSD is a mental health condition that can develop in some individuals after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. Traumatic events that can lead to PTSD include, but are not limited to, combat exposure, physical or sexual assault, accidents, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, or the sudden death of a loved one ..read more
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Creating a Stress-Resilient Workplace with guest Ken Spencer
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by American Institute of Stress
9M ago
Have you ever had one of those days at work when you feel like you're juggling flaming swords while riding a unicycle on a tightrope? Yeah, we've all been there! This episode of our podcast is about workplace stress. We will be diving into the daily grind and how it can sometimes make you feel like you're drowning in a sea of deadlines, emails, and office politics. But fear not, because we're here to share stories, tips, and a dash of humor to help you keep your sanity intact in the corporate jungle. So, grab your coffee or tea, find a comfy spot, and let's talk about the good, the bad, and th ..read more
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Stress and relationships
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by American Institute of Stress
10M ago
In the our lives, relationships play a vital role in shaping our emotional well-being and overall happiness. Whether it's our bond with a romantic partner, family members, friends, or colleagues, the connections we form with others significantly impact our mental and emotional state. However, like any aspect of life, relationships are not immune to challenges, and one of the most common and formidable obstacles is stress. Stress can permeate every layer of a relationship, exerting its influence in subtle and overt ways, and its effects can be profound. Understanding the dynamics of stress and ..read more
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