Employers, employees invited to attend two free stress management seminars hosted by Dr. Steven J. Stein

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Achieving a balanced life is one of our
greatest challenges. The Psychology Foundation of Canada and Desjardins
Financial Security proudly present two free seminars hosted by Dr. Steven
Stein, psychologist and CEO of Multi-Health Systems, to help you find your


    What:              Managing to Manage Workplace Stress:
                       Make Your Workplace Great!
    Description:       Every day, every employer in Canada is losing money
                       because of workplace stress. Excessive stress and
                       other mental health problems are estimated to cost the
                       Canadian economy $51 billion each year in lost
                       productivity. Fortunately, there a number of things
                       that can be done in the workplace to help people
                       achieve better work-life balance, manage stress and
                       increase productivity.

    When:              Thursday October 23, 2008, from 7:30-9:30 a.m.

    Where:             The Vancouver Club, Vancouver (www.vancouverclub.ca)
                       915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

    Who Should Attend: CEOs, HR Professionals, EAP Specialists and other
                       senior decision-makers responsible for employee


    What:              The Struggle to Juggle: Top Stress Management
                       Strategies For Work and Home!
    Description:       Dr. Stein will share the key work-life balance
                       strategies to use at work and at home and how these
                       strategies relate to emotional intelligence. Also hear
                       how stress affects your children and pick up some
                       great stress management strategies to use with your
                       kids during this busy time of year. Dr. Stein will
                       open the floor for questions and discussion.

    When:              Thursday October 23, 2008 at Noon-1:00 p.m.
                       OR 1:15-2:15 p.m.

    Where:             Guinness Tower Conference Room, Lower Main Floor,
                       1055 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC

    Who should attend: Managers, employees, parents and caregivers.

    How to register: Please Note - these are private events and seating is
limited. Online registration is required by going to
www.psychologyfoundation.org/events_special.php and filling out the required
information. Should you have any questions about this process, please email
Krista Saleh at klsconsult@rogers.com.

    Thanks to the generosity of Desjardins Financial Security, these seminars
will be offered at no cost to participants.

For further information:

For further information: Sarah Twomey, Desjardins Financial Security,
(416) 926-2700 ext. 2015, sarah.twomey@dfs.ca; Krista Saleh, The Psychology
Foundation of Canada, (416) 878-7004, klsconsult@rogers.com

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