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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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"Practical Stress Management" Workshop Offered by FGCU Florida Institute of Government

FORT MYERS, FL - Managers and employees from the public and nonprofit sectors are invited to attend a half-day course “Practical Stress Management without Leaving the Office” presented by the Florida Institute of Government at Florida Gulf Coast University as part of the its Administrative Assistant Series from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Feb. 22. The workshop will be at the Center for Professional Development at Edison Community College.

The course will teach how to manage routine workplace stressors within the workday and how to use 5-to-10 minute techniques to accomplish objectives.

·Understand the effects of stress
·Identify stress in your body
·Relieve muscular tension
·Improve workplace posture
·Calm your mind
·Increase your concentration
·Improve your sense of well-being

Debbie Padnuk is instructor for the program.

The central purpose of the Institute is to help promote superior performance in government and nonprofit organizations through quality training, consulting and technical assistance. As an accredited comprehensive public university, FGCU addresses the higher educational needs of Southwest Florida and provides a learning-centered environment that offers high quality educational opportunities, such as administratively hosting the Institute.

For more information, contact Institute director Joanne Hartke at (941) 590-7815. Registration for the workshop is $44.

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