I’m not taking it personally, but my body sure is! - Easing the cumulative impact of working with the public
101 6th Avenue West Prince Rupert Prince George, BC V8J 1Y9 Canada
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He just shouted at you. Knowing that your co-worker is stressed or that this customer has a lot on their mind isn't settling your racing heart or the tightness that just landed in your stomach. You tell yourself not to take it personally, but your body isn't listening! You want to speak up, but you can't… or a burst of sharp words escape that you regret later.
These stressful encounters land in our bodies and unplug the brain. These are natural physical reactions that need physical strategies. This training offers simple techniques to help you in these situations so that you can think clearly and quickly bounce back to being yourself.
By the end of the workshop you will be able to:
What to expect from Shayna's training:
Shayna Hornstein is an adult educator, a body-focused counsellor and registered physical therapist. Her workshops improve resilience and communication skills. Her workshops improve resilience and communication skills. In her clinical practice she helps people lessen the impact that stress has on our bodies She loves supporting BCGEU members who do important work in our communities.