« How To Better Manage My Stress at Work »: theme of May 1 lunch-and-learn

WELLINGTON – April 13, 2018 –
All French-speaking workers and employers are invited to attend a lunch-and-learn on the theme « How To Better Manage My Stress at Work » with trainer Maurice Hashie from the Collège de l’Île Tuesday, May 1, at 12 noon at the Wellington Rural Action Centre (RAC).

« This informative 90-minute session is being offered in French by the Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI and the Wellington RAC as an activity to promote a positive mental health in the workplace, as much for the prevention of stress and in dealing with stressful situations, » explains Raymond J. Arsenault, coordinator of the Acadian Chamber.

« Everyone feels stress at work for innumerable reasons – tight deadlines, large volumes of work, disagreements with co-workers, slow sales, stiff competition – but by using simple techniques that our facilitator will present us, we’ll learn how to navigate through these rough seas, » adds Arsenault.

Hashie, who has been teaching at the college since 2009, explains that his presentation will include a short Tony Robbins video on the theme « 5 Keys to Break Through Stress ».

The trainer will also show participants a simple meditation exercise and a personal development exercise, will lead group discussion on stress management tricks and will show a PowerPoint presentation on « Learning How to Slow Down ».

Hashie is the coordinator and professor of two Collège de l’Île programs: youth worker and human services. He is certified as a life coach (2010), a teacher of adults (2016), a youth worker (1991) and a community development worker (2005, Concordia University).

The registration fee, which also covers a light lunch, is $5 for members of the Acadian Chamber and $10 for non-members. Those who are interested must sign up no later than April 27 by contacting Velma Robichaud at 902-854-3439, Ext. 228, or at velma@rdeeipe.org.


CUTLINE: Maurice Hashie, a professor with the Collège de l’Île, will give a session called « How to Better Manage My Stress at Work » during a lunch-and-learn Tuesday, May 1, at the Wellington Rural Action Centre.

For more information:
Raymond J. Arsenault
Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI
902-854-3439, Ext. 231