As we begin to wishfully maneuver back towards a “normal” society, our attitude tends to change just as rapidly. Going back into the office? Staying at home? Finding the balance between work and personal time can be a daunting task that leaves behind a confusing feeling at all hours of the day. Headache, stomachache, poor sleeping patterns, short temper, and difficulty concentrating are just some of the signs of stress. But did you know that you can turn that stress into positive energy?

 

Join Jennifer Wegmann, lecturer in Health and Wellness Studies at Binghamton University, Thursday, May 20, from 9-10:30 am as she shares her expertise in stress mindset and response. Professionals and non-profit partners are invited to join this open discussion on cultivating resilience and turning stress into a positive experience.

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Jennifer Wegmann is a lecturer in the Decker School of Nursing, Department of Health and Wellness Studies. In 2012 Princeton Review named Wegmann one of the top 300 professors in the country. She received a bachelor’s degree in Biology, a master’s in Human Development, and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. from Binghamton University. Her area of research and expertise lies in stress, eating disorders, and body image.

 

Wegmann’s research focuses on stress mindset, personality, stress appraisal, and college student well-being. She also authored the audio series Resilience: The New Science of Mastering Stress and Living Well, which teaches how to cope with stressors and avoid creating unwanted stress. The 12 lecture series includes discussions ranging from learning what stress is to how your personality affects how you experience stress.

 

Why should you attend this helpful informational session? Here are just some of the effects of lessening the stress in your life:

  • Boosts your immune system
  • Improves mood and relationships
  • Promotes better self-esteem
  • Encourages productivity
  • Nurtures a better lifestyle

Registration closes on May 19. Register now!

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