Dr. Kathleen Hall

The Stress InstituteMindful Living Network

Do you believe stress affects health? We do. That's why we created The Stress Institute® and Mindful Living Network® to promote health, wellness, stress awareness, mindful living and work / life balance. We are passionate about providing corporations and organizations with information, education, programming, and solutions for mental, physical and emotional well-being. Look to us for the most credible and up-to-date information on stress-related and Mindful Living® topics.

National television and print media consistently seek the authoritative knowledge, information and direction of Dr. Kathleen Hall, who is a:

  • Award-winning Author
  • Stress Expert, Columnist
  • Work-Life Balance Coach
  • Stress and Mindful Living Consultant
  • Panelist / Speaker
  • Founder - The Stress Institute®, Mindful Living Network®, Alter Your Life®

About us

Dr. Kathleen Hall, internationally recognized lifestyle expert in stress, work-life balance and mindful living, is the founder and CEO of The Stress Institute, and Mindful Living Network. During times of stress and crisis - the Newtown Massacre, the West Virginia and Utah coal miner tragedies, Katrina ravaging the Gulf Coast, Air France crash in Canada, London terrorist bombing, the Runaway Bride, the national television and print media consistently seek the authoritative knowledge, information and direction of Dr. Kathleen Hall.

Dr. Hall's advice has been featured on most the major national media including NBC's The Today Show, Dr. OZ Show, Anderson Cooper 360, CNN Headline News, FOX, CNN International, FOX News, ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, Huffington Post, TEDMED, ESPN.com, Oprah & Friends, Good Morning America Radio, Martha Stewart Radio, Fortune, Money Magazine, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Associated Press, Business Week, Body + Soul, Parents, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Real Simple, Working Woman, Woman's Day, and Parade. As a weekly guest commentator on WTOP, Washington D.C., she is also featured in hundreds of articles in most major magazines and newspapers in America.

Dr. Hall was the spokesperson for many Fortune 500 Companies including Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Unilever, (the Global Ambassador for the Unilever/Knorr Soup Campaign – Eat Soup, Live Healthy), Darden Restaurants, Princess Cruise Lines along with others companies such as Tempur-Pedic. She has also been a world thought leader to many corporations. In fact, Martha Stewart Publications coined her as the "Stress Queen." Dr. Hall has worked with many Fortune 500 Companies in the areas of stress and work life balance. A few in her client list are McDonalds, S. C. Johnson, Southern Company, Kimberly Clark, Proctor and Gamble, Kellogg Foundation, Grant Thornton and Turner Broadcasting.

Author of 3 books; Uncommon HOPE (Sourcebooks, 2010), A Life in Balance: Nourishing the Four Roots of True Happiness (AMACOM, January 2006), 2008 Mom’s Choice Book Award winner, and winner of the prestigious 2007 Nautilus Book Award; and Alter Your Life: Overbooked? Overworked? Overwhelmed? (Oak Haven, April 2005), she offers simple methods for reducing stress, creating balance and living mindfully.

Dr. Hall earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Jacksonville State University, a Masters of Divinity from Emory University and a Doctorate in Spirituality from Columbia Theological Seminary. She is a health educator with a diverse background of study with medical pioneer’s including Dr. Herbert Benson at the Harvard Mind/Body Institute, Dr. Dean Ornish of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute and Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the U Mass Stress Reduction Center, as well as illustrious Nobel Peace Prize recipients including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Bishop Desmond Tutu and President Jimmy Carter. Dr. Hall has integrated her expertise in these related fields—Where Science Meets the Soul®.

Dr. Hall lives on a horse farm with her family where she maintains a bird sanctuary, fosters and rescues animals outside of Atlanta, Georgia. She also works at both The Stress Institute and Mindful Living Network locations in the North Georgia mountains and in Atlanta. For more information, visit Dr. Hall’s entry in Wikipedia or contact: info@stressinstitute.com.

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