A Solution to Stress and Burnout

Stress Management and Resiliency Training

Effective, Evidence-Based Techniques to Improve Resiliency and Cope with Challenges

Chronic stress is common — but not normal!

Does it sometimes feel like everyone around you is stressed? Whether it’s from work, school, family life, or anything else, Canadians have never been more stressed. Studies show that nearly half of Canadians report feeling ‘highly stressed’ at least once a week.

Stress and burnout aren’t just unpleasant or inconvenient. They’re bad for you! Did you know that mental and emotional stress may cause physical symptoms, from digestive issues to heart disease? Chronic stress reduces productivity and impacts relationships.

Facts About Stress

  • Stress increases the risk of developing mood and anxiety disorders
  • Chronic stress promotes poor dietary habits and can contribute to heart disease
  • Stress diminishes empathy, positive emotions, and libido, negatively impacting relationships
  • Research consistently shows that chronic stress is a major contributor to addictions issues

Chronic Stress Screening

Curious how stress might be impacting your life? Try our free 8-question chronic stress screening quiz!

Is stress negatively affecting your life?

You can break the cycle.

Stress Management and Resiliency Training is an 8-week, evidence-based program certified by UBCO’s smartUBC Curriculum and Certification Committee. Through 20 hours of hands-on instruction and coaching, you’ll learn strategies and tools that will help you cope with any kind of stress. This program will help you:

  • Understand and regulate your emotional response to stress
  • Create effective strategies for stressful situations
  • Enhance concentration, impulse control, planning, and decision-making
  • Develop healthy habits
  • Learn new resiliency techniques

Book as a group and save on training fees!

  • Register for two or three seats and receive $100 off!
  • Register for four seats and receive the fourth registration free ($325 value)!
To take advantage of this special pricing, simply add your preferred number of registrations to the cart. The discounts will be applied automatically at check-out.

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Upcoming Dates

May 12 to June 30, 6-8PM - Interactive Online Videoconference

June 20, 2020, 10am-2pm, 4-hour workshop

A flexible payment schedule available

Stress Management and Resiliency Training is an 8-week training with weekly 2-hour sessions and one 4-hour workshop.

Program Overview: This program will help you bring your nervous system out of emergency response and a constant state of alertness. You will learn how to quiet the white noise in your head of the 21st-century. You will learn healthy daily discipline and how small changes in thinking and habits can lead to profound changes in your health and relationships. This program will take you into a place where communication, connection, and creativity happen naturally.

smartUBC Mindfulness Training is hosted by Iwona Sienko, RN, BScN, MBA, smartUBC Facilitator.

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Hi, I'm Iwona!

I am a certified Stress Management And Resiliency Training-smartUBC facilitator, and I will be your guide throughout this program. Recently, stressful life events derailed my own happiness, health, and success. The techniques I will teach you are the very same techniques I used to overcome chronic stress, emotional fatigue, and negative thinking in my own life. I know this program works — I'm living proof!

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Curriculum at a Glance

Week 1 – Introduction to SMART
Week 2 – Introduction to Practice
Week 3 – Responding vs Reacting: Perceptions of stress & reaction vs response
Week 4 – Working with Emotions
Week 5 – Working with Anger
Week 6 – Exploring the Concept of Forgiveness
Silent Retreat – 4 hours of varied practices with instructions
Week 7 – Exploring Concepts of Kindness and Compassion
Week 8 – Beginnings and Endings: Exploring concepts of being/doing, and what’s next

Who should enroll?

Leaders, Entrepreneurs, HR Professionals, Wellness Professionals, Healthcare Professionals, Coaches and anyone committed to their mental health and well-being.
The class size is limited to provide an intimate group setting and to ensure that the instructor gets to know every participant.