Make Stress Work For You
Dr. Ian Robertson - T. Boone Pickens Distinguished Scientist
Why is it that some people get distressed over seemingly trivial challenges—tackling a difficult project at work, or arguing with a romantic partner—while others power through life-changing tragedies showing barely any disruption? Clinical psychologist and cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Ian Robertson, armed with more than four decades of research, reveals how we can shape our brain’s response to pressure and how stress actually can be a good thing.
Managing stress requires that we understand it—including being aware of our emotions and our control over them. In his presentation, Ian will show how to turn stress into motivation and reinterpret stressful situations to achieve success. He will explain how to find the right amount of stress to reach your goals and how to be creative when setting them. He will provide tactical tips harnessing the bodily symptoms of anxiety, which are identical to those of excitement, to boost your performance and confidence at key moments.
Doors open at 6:30 PM
Reception 6:30-7 PM
Lecture 7-8 PM
Ellipse at the Brain Performance Institute. Limited seating available.