Featured Guest Speaker — Mary Owens| Life Transitions Expert
The Surprising Benefits of Stress
Juggling one’s job and home life becomes a delicate balancing act, where dropping any proverbial balls is not an option. It’s no surprise that individuals find themselves feeling stressed and overwhelmed under such circumstances. The increasing demands at work, coupled with the desire for quality family time, can leave one feeling stretched thin. With limited hours in the day, the pressure can feel relentless and withhold any sense of calm.
However, amidst this chaos, there’s a silver lining to stress. Recent research indicates that stress isn’t always negative. By reframing one’s perception of stress, individuals can alter their body’s reaction to it, potentially leading to increased happiness, improved health, and greater success.
In this engaging and informative presentation, Mary Owens will talk about:
- The beneficial aspects of stress and its necessity in life.
- Practical strategies for managing emotions and feeling overwhelmed that are often associated with stress.
- Techniques for cultivating a mindset that enables individuals to harness stress to their advantage.
- Approaches to crafting a work-life balance that fosters professional and personal rejuvenation and fulfillment.
Exploring stress management and mindset shifting will significantly benefit our members. Understanding the positive aspects of stress and learning effective techniques to navigate challenges can enhance well-being and productivity. With this knowledge, our members will cultivate resilience, confront challenges with confidence, and achieve a harmonious work-life balance. Ultimately, these insights will empower them to lead healthier, happier lives.
Mary is the founder and president of Mary C. Owens, Inc., a Coaching and Consulting company. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Social Work Degree with a concentration in Mental Health. Mary is also a Certified Life Transitions Coach, Divorce Coach, and Certified DiSC® Consultant & Practitioner.
As a compassionate Life Transitions Expert, Mary has helped hundreds of people manage the fears and overwhelm that often come with change so they can develop a positive mindset, take meaningful action, and move confidently toward the next chapter in their lives. As a dynamic and engaging speaker, she makes a profound connection with her audience. Women leave her presentations inspired, with the courage and tools they need to make necessary changes and fully embrace their future.
Beyond her individual coaching, Mary’s expertise extends to group dynamics. Her training in group facilitation and her certification as a DiSC® Practitioner, equips her to skillfully assist small teams in building stronger relationships, further enhancing their communication, productivity, success, and overall satisfaction.
“Embracing Change — How to Face Your Fears and Start Taking Action,” Mary’s first book, was published in April 2022.