Staying Up pdf

Tired of working with a stressed team? Is your group suffering from burn-out, apathy, absenteeism and health trouble? You are not alone. Stress can have a huge impact on your team, resulting in poor decision making, lack luster performance, stress leave and staff turnover.


In this inspirational session, Darren shares his own journey with stress and the tools that brought him back to feeling his best. Your group will hear many fun and heartfelt stories that will motivate them to take action and feel more up and in control.
“Fantastic, I laughed & cried. Darren thank you for sharing a piece of you! ” ” - Grand Prairie College Alberta

How it works. . .

These days, the frantic pace of our personal and professional lives has got stress levels soaring. This intense stress actually starts to deplete us. It affects our ability to deal with and rebound from stress, getting many of us caught in a down spiral.


What they'll learn. . .

  • To identify when their stress switch gets flipped and how to manage it.
  • How to become more stress resistant and less susceptible to big stress related issues.
  • Tools to reduce or even avoid getting stressed in any situation.
  • To manage stress and avoid getting caught in a "stress spiral" of fatigue, anxiety and even depression.
  • How to boost your body's "good mood fluid" to think and feel your best.


Length of Presentation

This topic is available in times ranging from a one hour keynote to a half-day workshop.


“It was great to laugh and learn…Darren is an amazing presenter and story teller. ” - Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) Conference

What they'll see. . .

How we get caught in a stress spiral

What you'll learn

How we flip our stress switch

Be the funmaker

Chill Chart tool to beat stress

Choose your thoughts

How we get depleted

Mental health challenge

Take action

“I have known I needed to do something about my stress levels for a long time. Darren, you gave me the information and motivation to take action. Thank you! ” - Social Services Saskatchewan

Contact Darren to help your team “Catch the Up-spiral”.


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