How to Perform Under Pressure

how-to-perform-under-pressureThe ability to understand and manage pressure is a key life skill.

Ten years of research on 12,000 people — including elite athletes, Navy SEALs, top performing artists and senior executives — reveals there are things you can do to tamp down the effects of pressure and help you do your best when it matters most.

Dr. Jan reveals the science and psychology behind pressure and offers evidence-based short-term and long-term solutions so you can stay calm under pressure, focus on what’s important and respond in a non-reactive way. Get ready to put yourself back in control and restore your sense of confidence.


RESILIENCE: How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On

resilience“You are not born with a fixed amount of resilience.  Like a muscle, you can build it up, draw on it when you need it.  In that process you will figure out who you really are — and you just might become the very best version of yourself.”  Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and bestselling author of Lean In.  

Dr. Jan explores powerful, evidence-based strategies to jump-start the resilience-building process — including how to figure out which strategies match up best with your unique situation and individual circumstances — so it’s easier to get back up when you get knocked down and persevere in the face of life’s inevitable setbacks, challenges and disappointments.

 


MINDFULNESS FOR EXECUTIVES & PROFESSIONALS:  How to Use Mindfulness to Increase Your Personal and Professional Effectiveness

mindful-eating-for-peopleThe business case for mindfulness: If you’re fully present on the job, you’ll be more focused and productive, you’ll make better decisions and you will work better with other people.

Backed by solid research, this mindfulness meditation program — specifically designed for executives and professionals — includes a mash-up of guided meditation experiences and practical ways to incorporate mindfulness principles into your lifestyle and workday in a way that feels easy and natural.

Dr. Jan explores how to cultivate mindfulness — the ability to lead a busy life, stay focused on what’s important and stay calm in the digital age.


Mindful Eating for People Who Love Food, Wine and Eating Out

mindful-eating-for-peopleMindfulness-Based Eating is not about dieting, deprivation or giving up foods you enjoy. It’s about cultivating mindfulness — the calm and awareness needed to eat when you are hungry and stop when you are satisfied.

In the process you may be surprised to find you eat less, but enjoy your food more.

This customized program — specifically designed for people who love food, wine and eating out — includes guided experiences of mindful eating, so it can become part of your lifestyle in a way that feels easy and natural. Get ready to cultivate your “inner gourmet.”

 


How to Be in a Relationship Without Losing Yourself

how-to-be-in-a-relationshipNo wonder one in four adults rate love as important to their happiness. Numerous studies indicate that intimate relationships are the single most important source of life satisfaction.  How can we consciously cultivate our connection, get it back when we lose it and keep it going?

When the inevitable relationship conflicts, hurts or disappointments occur, successful “repair attempts” heal the rift, re-establish trust and reconnect us.

Taking a relationship for granted or trying too hard to save a relationship puts it at risk.  Dr. Jan explores evidence-based ways you can confide your needs and air your dissatisfactions without losing your partner’s affection.