Everyone feels stressed at times, but sometimes stress can become overwhelming.

If stress is disrupting your health and happiness, take the first step in controlling it by learning practical stress management techniques from certified health and wellness coach Lydia Skiljan.

She offers breathing, mindfulness, meditation, and self-care practices that you can do to reduce your stress and control how you react to it. (Here’s a handout for one of her breathing exercises.) During her talk, she’ll guide you through meditation and recommend other helpful resources.

Skiljan is a health professional with more than 25 years of experience. She even prepared a reading list of people who are interested in researching the topic more. They include: