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Alberta School of Business

Personal Wellness in Your Leadership Role

Sep 25—27, 2019
3 days
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
CAD 1050 ≈USD 792
CAD 350 per day
Jan 20—22, 2020
3 days
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
CAD 1050 ≈USD 792
CAD 350 per day

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Description

Your actions speak louder than words when influencing the health habits of those around you. This course is designed for you personally so that you can enjoy eating healthy, being physically active, and having a sense of emotional wellbeing. A registered dietitian, exercise physiologist, and psychologist provide you with proven strategies garnered over many years of professional practice. You will see how the science of nutrition pairs with the art of eating. You will gain practical tools to improve your diet and inspire those around you. Getting and keeping physically active will be easier after you examine barriers, challenge personal attitudes about exercise, and explore the benefits of active living. You will learn how to foster emotional wellness through self-awareness, assertiveness, empathy, flexibility, and positive attitude.

Topics Covered

  • Food as nourishment: changing our relationship with food
  • Balancing meals, snacking strategically, being selective with carbohydrates, fortifying with protein foods, flavoring with healthy fats, getting protection from plant foods, getting fulfillment from food
  • Examining personal barriers and attitudes to exercise and personal exercise behaviours
  • Bringing active living into your life and taking it to the workplace
  • Understanding the keys to peak performance and the components of emotional intelligence
  • Recognizing, understanding and managing one’s feelings, emotions, and moods
  • Practicing techniques to stay motivated

Experts

I went to the University of Alberta to obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition and to the Royal Alexandra Hospitals to complete an internship to become a registered dietitian so that I could teach others about nutrition. After a few years in the field I realized that the real reason I be...
Executive Director in charge of programming and research in the area of Adapted Physical Activity working with persons with disabilities in the community and elite athletes with disabilities. particular interest in rehab technology
Dr. Don Melnychuk is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer and writer who specializes in the areas of stress and fatigue management, adapting to shiftwork, and motivation. Known to many as “Dr. Don”, he has done more than 1500 presentations over the last twenty-one years to groups as small as ...

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Sep 25—27, 2019
3 days
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
CAD 1050 ≈USD 792
CAD 350 per day
Jan 20—22, 2020
3 days
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
CAD 1050 ≈USD 792
CAD 350 per day

How it works

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