• Fear can motivate

    …but it doesn’t allow creativity to flourish. Instead fear activates the stress response which shuts down the creative process.

    Fear can motivate
  • It’s just stress

    …it’s normal. Well, normal is not always natural! Natural is the way you’re meant to be, before stress took your life hostage.

    It’s just stress
  • Your abilities

    …are not diminished when you operate from a state of calm. Don’t let the habit of over-drive stress lead you down the wrong path.  

    Your abilities
  • What brings you joy

    …makes your heart sing? One side-effect of stress is that we often give up doing the very things that could help us deal with our stress.

    What brings you joy


My name is Marianna Paulson, aka Auntie Stress. I teach anti-stress techniques and strategies that will help you transform your stress. Learn to treat the cause of stress, and not just the symptoms.

Connect with me for
• one-on-one coaching for adults, children and teens
Undress the Stress™ chats, both in person or on the end of the phone
• corporate and small group workshops
Lunch & Learn sessions
• articles for your newsletter or magazine

When you feel powerless to change, I can help you unlock the skills you need to navigate your way out of the stress maze.

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

“I found the session, ‘Stress – Getting to the Heart of the Matter’ by Marianna Paulson to be both informative and invigorating. The information was detailed, well-presented and provided opportunities to engage the participants with hands-on activities. I was inspired both personally and professionally to learn more on this topic and will use the techniques outlined to cope with stress in my daily life.”

~ Janice Adams, Manager/Employment Counsellor at Employment Services in Fort Nelson, B.C.