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Managing Stress in a Stressed Out World

Creating Calm in Your Career

Learn Practical tools to help minimize the negative effects of toxic stress.

In today’s world, we are finding ourselves barraged with negative information. With the advances in technology and social media, it can be hard to keep up with all we have to do or stay aware of, in any given day. The stress caused by these realities can have a harmful impact on our lives as well as on our productivity. Annually this causes business billions of dollars in lost revenue. In this course, attendees will learn about stress and how to effectively manage its presence in our lives.

You will Learn how to:

  • Understand how our brains and body approach conflict
  • Learn to recognize the various signs and symptoms of stress
  • Take home techniques to better manage your physical and emotional response to stress

So You Will Be Able To:

  • Use new tools to manage your stress
  • Apply techniques to minimize our brains’ natural tendency toward negativity
  • Recognize stress in others so you can better communicate with them and have a stronger team

To register for this workshop

Visit the Managing Stress in a Stressed-Out World registration page.


Participants will learn to more consciously pay attention to the presence of stress in their lives. With this information, they will be able to take steps to minimize the effects of toxic stress. This, in turn, will help them be more productive, happier and effective.


This is a class for everyone. We all experience significant stress in our daily lives and learning how to better manage stress will improve the lives and productivity of attendees.


Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


Boise State Meridian Center, 2950 Magic View Dr., Ste. 188, Meridian, Idaho. View a map to Meridian Center for location and driving directions.


$340, includes all materials


Group discounts are available for three or more participants registering from the same organization for the same course at the same time. Call (208) 426-1709.


Carol Barkes – Carol Barkes, CPM is a certified professional mediator, neuro peak performance specialist and best-selling author. She serves as the mediation services coordinator for the Idaho Fourth District Court, is a lecturer at BSU teaching the first neuroscience courses taught at the university and runs a busy private practice both mediating and consulting. She has spoken at the United Nations and has been seen on Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today. From an education standpoint, Carol graduated summa cum laude from Jones International University with both a BBA in global leadership and influence and an MBA in negotiation and conflict management. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. through Grand Canyon University. Each week, Carol mediates and helps negotiate numerous cases making her one of the most active mediators within the state of Idaho. Her ability to convey information in a manner that is straightforward, approachable and easily understandable makes her presentations relevant and engaging.

Contact Us For More Information About Boise State Center for Professional Development

Phone: (208) 426-1709
Address: 2950 Magic View Dr., Ste. 188, Meridian, ID 83642

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