Igniting Your Human Potential With Science

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About Dr.Ackrill


Cynthia Ackrill M.D. is a leader in the field of stress management and an expert in the critical relationships between lifestyle choices, performance capacities, and leadership effectiveness. The rare deal– a physician trained in neuroscience and wellness and leadership coaching, she travels the world to teach better ways to lead and thrive in the face of stress and constant change.

She leads workshops to reduce the waste of human capital, health, happiness, and profits lost to stress and ineff ...


It is International Stress Awareness Day!  In honor of International Stress Awareness Day, I had a great conversation with Dr. Heidi Hanna, executive director of the American Institute of Stress.  You can empower your stress management by getting clear, ramping up your awareness, and “playing” or experimenting with small tweaks to take back control and recharge […]

Date: October 6, 2017 Temp: 75F Holiday stress is ALREADY upon us! How?! The leaves are still green. Halloween décor is still full price. And I am wearing shorts as I wandered into Home Depot to this scene. Oy! Right?! I know retail is hurting. Of course, they are trying to generate excitement and false […]

Self-care is not a luxury!!! It is a critical part of finding the energy and brainpower you need to navigate life.  It is non-negotiable for brilliance and resilience. And it is the ultimate burnout antidote. But sadly, as a culture, we have a personal energy crisis on our hands. A recent New York Times article […]

Stress is an inevitable part of everyone’s life and while many of us just grin and bear it, there is, in fact, a science behind stress …and, believe it or not, we actually need small doses of it to function.
I spoke to Cindi Ackrill, who is from the American Institute of Stress and also the President of Wellspark, to learn more about stress.