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 ineffective leadership. And she continues one-on-one and team coaching and create realistic stress strategies and advance performance and leadership goals.

Dr. Cynthia Ackrill's Articles

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What To Do When You Can’t Turn Your Brain Off After A Crappy Day

All day, you eagerly anticipate finding just 30 minutes to chill out, catch up with your significant other, and relax into sleep. But the problem is... though your body is ready to plop down on the... Read...
Dr. Cynthia Ackrill of Your Tango    |   03.10.16 12am   |   SHARE

5 Ways To Change Your Focus And Be Happy With Yourself Right Now

In a goal-oriented society like ours, it's easy to link accomplishment with "deserving" to feel happy. But as Dr. Jim Taylor pointed out so well on Huffington Post, you might not find happiness at... Read...
Dr. Cynthia Ackrill of Your Tango    |   01.11.16 12am   |   SHARE

5 Ways To Help A Stressed Kid Calm Down Immediately

You know how awful stress makes you feel…but seeing stress on your child’s face or hearing it in his or her voice? That feels even worse!
Dr. Cynthia Ackrill of Your Tango    |   11.23.15 12am   |   SHARE

3 Ways To Relax Your Racing Mind After A Stressful As Hell Day

After hours of driving "fast and furious," there's a fear of letting go. After all, what if you drop the ball on something when you let your guard down? What if you lose your edge or can't ramp back... Read...
Dr. Cynthia Ackrill of Your Tango    |   07.30.15 2am   |   SHARE