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Talks and Conferences



Lynne Cardinal has over 30 years of experience.

Choose from numerous topics; adapt a workshop or a conference to your needs.

Talks / conferences:

  1. Stress Management
  2. Insomnia
  3. Sleep Management
  4. Burnout Prevention
  5. Living a Balanced Life through Mindfulness
  6. Rejuvenation workshop – Yoga, Relaxation, Meditation
  7. Nutrition, Healthy Habits
  8. Developing Physical and Mental Harmony through Yoga and Meditation
  9. Introduction to Meditation - phase 1 and 2
  10. Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation - phase 1 and 2
  11. Introduction to the Psychology of Meditation, the Yog-Sûtras of Patanjali
  12. Active Listening and Communication Skills

Stress Management:

During a Stress Management workshop you will learn practical tools to cope with daily stresses. Chronic Stress is the major cause of a global epidemic of depressive illnesses and with Heart Disease are considered to be the major health issues of the 21st century. Both are stress-related illnesses. In these workshops we will explain the biology of stress, the cause of fatigue and burnout, and teach valuable and accessible prevention techniques: tools required for living a balanced life.

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1. Understanding Stress
2. Chemical and Nutritional Stress
3. Time Management
4. Establishing Priorities
5. SWOT ANALYSIS - Shifts of attitudes (optional)
6 . Fatigue and Overwork (burnouts)
7 . Judging versus Observing
8. The Art of Communication with NVC sm (Nonviolent Communication sm)
9 . Thought Awareness, Rational Thinking and Positive Thinking
10 . Autosuggestions
11. Gentle Stretches
12. Breathing Exercises
13. Meditation
14. Detachment and perspective
15. The Importance of Laughter


1. Chronic Stress and Disease
2. Symptoms Checklist
3. Tactics for Coping with Stress
4. Symptom Effectiveness
5. Applied Relaxation Training
6. Autogenics:

  a) Respond quickly to verbal commands to relax
  b) Return your body to a balanced, normal state
  c) Calm your mind
  d) Resolve specific physical problems

7.   Refuting Irrational Ideas
8.   Thought Stopping
9.   Worry Control
10.  Coping Skills Training
11.  Goal Setting and Time Management
12.  Assertiveness Training:

  a) Describing Your Problem Scenes
  b) Your Script for Change
  c) Learning How to Listen
  d) Arrive At a Workable Compromise
  e) Avoiding Manipulation

13.  Job Stress Management
14.  Motivate Yourself
15.  When In Conflict, Negotiate
16.  Pace and Balance Yourself
17.  When It Doesn't Come Easy - Getting Unstuck

Our Clients:

  • Statistic Canada
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
  • Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
  • Health Canada
  • IDRC
  • Drug Strategy and Controlled Substances Programme
  • Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch
  • Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission
  • Canadian Space Agency
  • Nordion
  • Natural Resources
  • Industry Canada
  • Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
  • Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
  • Metta Massage and Yoga Clinic
  • HealthStyles
  • Austin Resilience Development Inc.
  • Wellbeing Ottawa
  • Nortel

Contact Us

Kaivalya Centre

(613) 836-2355