Meet The Authors Series

Each Wednesday at 4PM EST Jim Porter will interview a prominent figure in the Stress Management / Stress Management Training community. You can listen live or listen to a rebroadcast later for our site. You can also Subscribe to our Podcast in iTunessubscribe to our podcast in iTunes.

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2011 Webinars From StressStop.com

Dr. Barbara McFarland, Life Balance Expert

June 22nd - Dr. Barbara McFarland on Balancing Work and Family
Dr. Barbara McFarland will talk with Jim Porter about how to handle the stress of balancing one's work and family obligations.

Dr. Shawn Talbott, Cortisol Expert

June 15th - Dr. Shawn Talbott on Cortisol, Stress and Inflamation
Dr. Shawn Talbott will discuss how stress and its biochemical manifestation , cortisol, can lead to many negative side effects such as weight gain. He will also discuss how we can best combat inflamation.

Dr. Paul Case of Open Sky Wilderness and author of What Now

June 8th - Dr. Paul Case on Wilderness Therapy
Dr. Paul Case will discuss a different approach to therapy called Wilderness Therapy. He will talk about his book What Now and his role at Open Sky Wilderness, a therapy retreat in Colorado.

June 1st - Dr. Kristin Neff on Self-Compassion
UT Austin Associate Professor in Human Development and Culture speaks about self-compassion and her new book.

May 25th - Loretta LaRoche on Humor
This PBS star and author will show us how to use humor to manage stress. "Stress is funny," Loretta likes to say. Join us for this interview and find out why.

May 18th - Dr. Daniel Siegel on Mindsight
UCLA Brain scientist and best-selling author, Daniel Siegel discusses his latest book.

May 11th - Belleruth Naparstek on PTSD and Guided Imagery
A pioneer in the field of guided imagery, Belleruth will be talking about applying this technique to the treatment of trauma survivors and people with PTSD.

May 4th - Dr. Rubin Naiman on Sleep
Works with Andrew Weil at the Integrative Medicine Clinic in Tucson, AZ. Learn what you need to do to get a better night's sleep. Also: why insomnia and depression are now considered to be two sides of the same coin and why it's lack of REM (dream) sleep that may be the culprit.

April 27th - Dr. Ron Siegel on Mindfulness
Harvard professor and author will show you how to reduce stress through the practice of mindfulness. Learn all about the very practical applications and benefits of spending more time in the present moment.

April 20th - David Katz, M.D. on Stress, Diet and Emotional Eating
Director of The Prevention Research Center at Yale University and nutrition colum-nist for Oprah Magazine, Dr. Katz explains how your diet affects your stress levels and how your stress levels affect your diet.

April 13th - Dr. Joan Borysenko on Resilience
Bestselling author and co-founder of the Mind-Body Clinic in Boston tells you what it takes to be resilient in times of change.

April 6th - Daniel Goleman on Emotional Intelligence
Emotional intelligence skills will help you learn how to manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. These skills help you manage stress, relate better to others, work more effectively and communicate better.

Broadcast Schedule

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Take a Shower at the End of the Day Instead of the Beginning

It feels great, it helps you relax, you don't have to rush through it and (we promise) you won't get dirty over night. When you flip flop this activity around it will free up an extra 20-30 minutes in the morning when you need it most.

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