Danielle Boyd

About Danielle Boyd

Marketing manager for Electromedical Products International Inc., manufacturer of Alpha-Stim, a non-invasive medical device FDA cleared to treat anxiety, insomnia, depression, and pain.

National Relaxation Day 2017

August 15, 2017 in National Relaxation Day! What type of activities do you do to relax and recharge? Here's a list of ideas and activities that might help you relax: Exercise Meditation Prayer Yoga and tai chi Muscular relaxation exercises Autogenic training Deep breathing Massage therapy Visual imagery Self hypnosis Acupuncture Acupressure Biofeedback Listening to [...]

By | 2017-08-15T11:20:41+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Daily Life|

Why We Need to Stop Hacking and Start Healing

3 Shifts to Recharge Your Brain and Your Life. by AIS Executive Director Dr. Heidi Hanna In the movie Limitless, we see the ramifications of the brain supposedly optimized to its greatest potential. Bradley Cooper’s character, among others, explores the power of the human mind by amplifying energy production without need for restoration or rest. As [...]

By | 2017-07-25T16:32:54+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Daily Life|

New Membership Perk: Research Round Up

Thanks to our new Director of International Development, Dr. Alan Ruth, we are going to be providing members with a summary of recent stress research every other month. We know it can be stressful to try to stay up on all of the research, and navigate through what's truly helpful. We hope these summaries will [...]

By | 2017-07-17T09:23:58+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Daily Life|

June 2017 Issue of Contentment Magazine: Measuring Stress

Inside this issue: Seeking Clarity for Stress, by Dr. Heidi Hanna, PhD, FAIS Measuring Stress: A review, by Alan Ruth, PhD, FAIS How Can We Measure Stress in the Future?, by Edmond Hallberg, EdD, FAIS Assessing the Stress in Your Organization, by Jim Porter, FAIS READ NOW   The American Institute of Stress produces [...]

By | 2017-06-28T11:02:51+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Daily Life|

Are You Stressed or Stressed Out?

When pressure becomes pain. by Dr. Heidi Hanna   In beautiful irony, trying to define stress can be quite stressful. After all, even the godfather of stress himself Hans Selye pointed out that “in addition to being itself, stress is also the cause of itself and the result of itself”. In the story of his life, [...]

By | 2017-05-31T08:44:44+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Daily Life|

May 2017 Issue of Combat Stress Now Available

Veteran Retreats: Immersion, Healing and Bonding in Community In this issue:  Intro to Military and Veterans Retreats Bridging the Gap Integrative Intensive Retreats for Military/Veterans and Their Primary Support Person Why Retreats? Retreat Outcomes: In Their Own Words The Impact on One Couple: A Life & Marriage Saved Lone Survivor Foundation Integrative Intensive Retreat (IIR) [...]

By | 2017-05-24T09:54:27+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Combat Stress|

Why Seeing Funny Will Shift Your Stress

by Heidi Hanna, PhD, AIS Executive Director Simple Strategies to Build a Humor Mindset. I find it quite funny that April happens to be recognized as both Humor Month and Stress Awareness Month around the globe. And just by finding it funny, my brain shifts into a more optimal state for the day ahead. Let me [...]

By | 2017-05-18T11:07:37+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Daily Life|

7 Techniques to Tame Monkey Mind

by Heidi Hanna, PhD Executive Director for The American Institute of Stress, NY Times best selling author, Founder of Beyond Funny Simple shifts to reduce anxiety and stress. In our over-stimulating and hyper-connected environment, it’s easy to slip into a state of chronic stress. Overtime, feeling overwhelmed can lead to anxiety that hijacks your attention and [...]

By | 2017-05-10T11:39:36+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Daily Life|

What Is #TrumpTrauma? NPR Talk

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - AIS Executive Director Dr. Heidi Hanna Joins The Joy Cardin Show on Wisconsin Public Radio. Talk Description "Throughout the two and a half weeks of Donald Trump’s Presidency, many Americans have claimed a rise in stress levels, insomnia and general discontentment. We speak with our guest about the hashtag ‘Trump [...]

By | 2017-02-08T10:24:40+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Daily Life|