Learn how to manage stress in challenging times

August 5, 2020

Free, virtual AHS workshop helps identify and transform stress

EDMONTON – Albertans looking for ways to identify and manage stress are invited to join Transform Your Stress: The Resilience Advantage — Strategies for Managing Stress in Challenging Times, a free online workshop facilitated by Alberta Health Services.

Many Albertans have experienced increased stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. The workshop includes a basic discussion of stress plus looks at different ways to manage stress, including two HeartMath® breathing techniques.

Led by certified professionals, this workshop will:

  • Discuss the stress response.
  • Identify warning signs of stress.
  • Help participants make an action plan to address their own stress.
  • Review how emotions impact the body, brain and overall health.
  • Demonstrate two practical, stress-relieving breathing techniques.
  • Discuss how resilience can be enhanced through regular use of the breathing tools.

Registration is open for the following workshops:

For more information on HeartMath® or the upcoming courses, email ahs.heartmath@ahs.ca

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

For media inquiries, contact:

Shelley Rattray
AHS Communications