Heidi Hanna, PhD, FAIS
Executive Director, The American Institute of Stress/Director of Training & Development, Academy for Brain Health and Performance
With mental and emotional health causing disruption at work and at home, organizations have the unique opportunity to provide integrative solutions for brain health and performance initiatives that enhance energy, engagement and sustainable wellbeing. Although workplace stress tops the list of the most stress provoking aspects of life, organizations innately have the ability to provide relief to stress while enhancing brain health and performance that extends to all aspects of life with just a few simple shifts.
In this interactive session, Dr. Heidi Hanna will discuss findings from the world’s largest standardized database of brain research along with best practices from thought leaders in neuroscience in an exploration of what really works to create sustainable healthy habits. Participants will discuss evidence-based brain health and fitness assessments, integrative training solutions, and learn the 5 critical elements of creating a brain healthy workplace.
Heidi Hanna, PhD is the Executive Director of the American Institute of Stress (stress.org) and serves as Director of Training and Development of the Academy for Brain Health and Performance. As a global speaker she has been featured at Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Business Summit, ESPN Women’s Leadership Summit, and the Million Dollar Round Table. She is the author of the NY Times bestseller The SHARP Solution: A Brain-Based Approach for Optimal Performance (Wiley, Feb 2013), Stressaholic: 5 Steps to Transform Your Relationship with Stress (Wiley, Jan 2014) and Recharge: 5 Shifts to Energize Your Life (Synergy, 2015). Heidi is a Certified Humor Professional with the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (www.aath.org), although she won’t admit she’s funny.