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

    CALGARY, Oct. 20 /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

    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:         Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 7:30-9:30 a.m.

    Where:        Calgary Petroleum Club, Calgary (www.calpeteclub.com)
                  319-5 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB

    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

    When:         Wednesday October 22, 2008, from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

    Where:        The Calgary Chamber of Commerce (ENMAX Ballroom),
                  100-6 Avenue, S.W., Calgary, AB (www.calgarychamber.com)

    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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