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The Call of the Soul: Strategies for Personal Transformation

Instant Stress-Busters (20 min-1hr)
In this presentation, Aila shares the one cause for all stress along with principles and techniques for instantly de-stressing your body, mind, emotions, spirit and relationships! Her style is both informative and entertaining. After this session, you will know how to have more control and relaxation in your life at work, home or school.

Instant Stress-Busters Workshop(3-6 hr)
Includes introduction plus learning and practicing stress-busting skills

Participants will:
• Know the #1 cause of all stress
• Have a model for sorting stressors
• Identify the one belief that causes most stress
• Practice instant stress relief techniques
• Have specific questions answered
• Have fun & feel more relaxed

Instant Stress-Busters is based on the award-winning best-seller by Aila Accad, RN, “34 Instant Stress-Busters, Quick tips to de-stress fast with no extra time or money”

Instant Stress-Busters at Work™

“I attended Aila's workshop at the Behavioral Integrative Health Conference. I was not expecting for this "stress-busting" class to apply so well to my personal AND professional life -- Going to Aila's class was very much like a breath of fresh air, and I can honestly say that her mantras and practices (like tapping!) continue to be useful and beneficial to me in my everyday life. Her energy radiated throughout the room, and was incredibly infectious. You could tell immediately that her intentions and advice came from a place of warmth and personal experience. I would recommend Aila's workshop to anyone interested in bettering themselves and learning effective ways to cope with stress and improve their well being.”
Elizabeth Brunello
Americorps VISTA, Community Health Access
Step By Step, Inc. West Virginia Dreamers

Professional Development:

Breaking the Perfection Myth ™
In this workshop participants discover ways to improve the quality of life, freedom in decision-making and overall happiness. Challenge a commonly held belief, “The Perfection Myth”, which prohibits effective use of time, energy, creativity and productivity; and experience deep appreciation for self & life. You will leave feeling wonderful about your self and your ability to take charge of the health, happiness and prosperity which are your birthright!
The Perfection Myth ™ is an original model developed by Aila Accad

The Nibble Theory & The Kernel of Power
A Model for Empowerment, Leadership & Self-esteem based upon the best-selling book by Kaleel Jamison

Beyond Words
Communication, Personal Power & Relationship Building

T-E-A-M Excellence
Four Steps for Engaging a Group to Become a Team

Woman Power
An empowering keynote, luncheon or dinner program for Women

The Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
Experience immediate results from using EFT, a simple energy psychology technique that will change your life.

Additional Topics & Group Facilitation:
Creative Problem Solving, Strategic Planning, Visioning, Goal Setting, Leadership


The Future of Nursing
"The HealthCare Evolution: Ten Trends Supporting Nurses to Create New Healthcare Delivery Models"
"Tomorrow's Nurse: How Health Reform is Inspiring a Return to the Heart of Nursing"
"Nurses: Leaders in Health Reform from Nightingale to Today"

Nursing Leadership
"Re-Lighting the Lamp: Inspiring Leadership in Nursing"
"EmPOWERing Nurses to Lead"
"From Oppression to Profession: Breakout Strategies to Free Nurses from Oppressed Group Behaviors"
"Conflict, Communication & Colleagueship for Nurses"
"Facilitating Consensus: Leadership Skills for Shared Governance"
"Foundations of Professional Nursing: Theory, Research, Practice"

Stress & Healing
"Instant Stress-Busters for Nurses"
"Principles & Practices of Energy Healing for Nurses"
"Caring for Nurses: A Retreat Experience"
"From Burnout to Balance: Instant Stress-Busting Tools for Nurses"
"The Well: The Lived Experience of Nurse Recovery from Addiction"
(based on published research study)

All Presentations are Interactive & Tailored to Outcomes!

Venues include: keynote address, seminar, workshop, group facilitation, retreat, TV news and talk show, satellite & teleconference, and theatrical performance.

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What Clients Say!

“So much positive energy! Learned a lot and will put it into practice.”
Glenys Old, HR Manager, Prima 7-11

"We got nothing but glowing reviews....We would like to bring the Stress Buster class back again."
Scott Sigley, Human Resources Specialist, NETL

"What Aila brings to the table is different. I would recommend Aila for conferences, especially for health care professionals and stress-busting."
Lisa McMillion, Hospice of Southern WV

"Thank you so much for your interactive presentation yesterday! The event was successful and I believe folks got a lot out of your presentation. You could tell by them wanting to stay around and talk after the event and listening to the discussion. Lots of good, thought provoking dialog!"
Mary Jo Hendricks, Dow, Women's Innovation Network (WIN)

“Aila is a wealth of knowledge and a delightful presenter! I highly recommend her programs.”
Angy Nixon, CNM, American College of Nurse-Midwives

"The meeting was great. I have received positive feedback from my clients – they thoroughly enjoyed themselves."
Tammy Wheeler, Event Planner, Public Relations Association

“Thank you for an enlightening and empowering day, both professionally and personally. You have this unique ability to educate, influence, and inspire."
Pamm Moore, HR, Aker Solutions

"The program was entertaining as well as informative; and all who attended gave Aila rave reviews and asked for a follow-up session."
Jane Parmer, Staff Development, Lewis County Schools

“High energy, very enjoyable and thought provoking.”
Janis Nary, Marketing & Business Development, HSC Industrial

“A lot of “aha” moments.”
Angel Boyd, Banking, First Community Bank, N.A.

"My experience with Aila spans many years, and many situations. She is someone I’ve come to for assistance many times as I’ve built teamwork within, and between, my call centers in Baltimore, Charleston, Richmond, and Tampa. Her experience and professionalism enable her to be very effective in one-on-one, small group, and large team sessions. Aila provides both initial and follow-up support, as well as coaching on how to maintain the relationships she helps us to develop. I’ve called upon her many times, and I’m sure I’ll call upon her for future needs as well."
Patt Goff, Director – Verizon, Southeast Business Sales Centers

“Feedback from staff on the day you facilitated is excellent. They loved learning and exploring and sharing about each other in ways that were relatively harmless and quite empowering. Thanks so much – you rock!”
Sue Julian, Team Coordinator, WV Coalition Against Domestic Violence

"You reminded us of our inner abilities and the "good" things about each of us. Remembering there is no criteria for perfection, so… We need to start reframing what we are striving for in quality care…“
Debra Lesyk, RN, Planning Coordinator, Saskatoon Health Region Nurse Education Conference

“We thoroughly enjoyed having you at our conference. Students are still talking about your presentations. Awesome! So many tips in so little time. We loved it!”
Kit Frye VP of WV Student Nurses Association

"Thank you very much for being a part of last week's legal aid staff meeting. After the session, I heard a number of favorable comments from staff and I've put into personal use several of your "tips".”
Adrienne Worthy, Executive Director, Legal Aid of WV

“Aila’s workshop on team-building was a very positive experience for our team. Her dynamic combination of relaying information in a creative way mixed with humor made it an enjoyable and fun presentation. After attending the seminar with Aila, our staff was highly energized and developed several good ideas that we incorporated into the office. I would highly recommend Aila to any organization or individual who wants practical, applicable ideas they can bring back to the workplace immediately.“
Sarah H. Long, Deputy Treasurer, WV State Treasurer’s Office

"Thank you for facilitating our Leadership Training. Your enthusiasm and energy kept the meeting moving and focused. For some time, we have been discussing the mission statement of the organization. Through well-planned activities, you brought us to consensus so that we are now ready to formalize a statement. I also appreciated your helping our members realize why they participate and why they are motivated to be leaders. I heard many fine comments about the value of the training. We look forward to working with you again."
Patricia M. Moyers, CAE, Executive Director, WV Society of Certified Public Accountants