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FAIS certificateObtaining credentials from The American Institute of Stress is a designation that sets members apart as stress experts and reflects their commitment to the advancement of innovative and scientifically based stress management protocols.
The AIS Seal and credentials inform the public that the certificate holder commands advanced knowledge of the latest stress research and stress management techniques.
For physicians and other healthcare practitioners it designates your practice as an advanced treatment center for stress related illnesses.
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What is Stress?

People have very different ideas with respect to their definition of stress. Probably the most common is, “physical, mental, or emotional strain or tension”. Another popular definition of stress is, “a condition or feeling experienced when a person perceives that demands exceed the personal and social resources the individual is able to mobilize.”

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The American Institute of Stress is an executive producer of Body Electric, by Justin Smith.

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Contentment Magazine: March 2018

All-Natural Stress Remedies  In this issue:  The Body's Plan for Stress Control Essential Oils to Support Stress Relief Simple & Natural Stress Relievers The Fourth R: Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Relaxation Read Now    

For a Brighter Day, Choose to be Positive

The breakfast of champions is "rise and shine." The unspoken motto of losers is "rise and whine." You have a choice, unless someone else in your head is controlling you. Being positive at the crack [...]

Good Morning San Diego with Dr Heidi Hanna: Women and Stress at Work

AIS Executive Director Dr. Heidi Hanna appeared on Good Morning San Diego on April 3, 2018 to talk about women and stress at work. A study found that 30% of women reported that [...]

Combat Stress March 2018

HBOT: Brain Healing Hidden in Plain Sight In this issue:  Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Alternative Therapies: Healing Brain Wounds Safely, Effectively and Inexpensively What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy HBOT: Effective Treatment of the Silent (Signature) [...]

One Minute Test Taking Tips

Excerpted/modified from book HOW THE BEST HANDLE STRESS* DR RONALD L. RUBENZER, EdD, MA, MPh, MSE. Certified as School Psychologist 111, Principal, Gifted Education (Doctoral); Licensed Psychological Associate, Health Services Provider. The “Testing Triathlon”: Being [...]

Please Meet Your Monkey Mind

By Executive Director Heidi Hanna  When we find ourselves slipping into survival mode, it can feel pretty chaotic. Consider what happens when you’ve gone too long without eating, haven’t had a good night sleep in a [...]

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