Change is a fact of life. Job changes, promotions, single parenting, aging parents — today’s common stresses at work and home may leave you feeling helpless, angry, or depressed. You can’t always control change, but you can control your response to it. Stress is a natural part of your personal and work life. Some aspects of it are positive in that the conditions leading to stress often get you to take action when you might not otherwise. However, stress itself may lead to or contribute to a number of problems that make your life more difficult both at home and in the work place. After participating in this program, you will be able to: • Focus on the impact of change in your personal and professional life. • Evaluate your adaptability. • Tap into and exercise your creativity. • Understand how stress affects you, your body, and your effectiveness.