Chronic stress is among the most costly health problems in terms of direct health costs, absenteeism, disability, and performance standards. The Reformed Church in America (RCA) identified stress among its clergy as a major cause of higher-than-average health claims and implemented HeartMath (HM) to help its participants manage stress and increase physiological resilience. The 6-week HM program Revitalize you! was selected for the intervention including the emWave Personal Stress Reliever technology. from 2006 to 2007, completion of a health risk assessment (HRA) provided eligible clergy with the opportunity to participate in the HM program or a lifestyle management program (lSM). outcomes for that year were assessed with the Stress and Well-being Survey. of 313 participants who completed the survey, 149[…]