Stress Management Training
What is stress management? Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. People have different ways of reacting to stress, so a situation that feels stressful to one person may be motivating to someone else.Many of life’s demands can cause stress, particularly work, relationships and money problems. And, when you feel stressed, it can get in the way of sorting out these demands, or can even affect everything you do.Stress can affect how you feel, think, behave and how your body works. In fact, common signs of stress include sleeping problems, sweating, loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating.
Today’s workforce is experiencing job burnout and stress in epidemic proportions. Workers at all levels feel stressed out, insecure, and misunderstood. Many people feel the demands of the workplace combined with the demands of home have become too much to handle. This stress management training, one-day workshop explores the causes of such stress and suggests general and specific stress management strategies that people can use everyday.
What you learn:
The current outline for this stress management training course teaches you to:
- Understand that stress is a positive, unavoidable part of everybody’s life
- Recognise the symptoms that tell you when you have chronic stress overload
- Identify those situations in your life that cause you the greatest stress
- Identify those actions which add to your stress
- Change the situations and actions that can be changed
- Deal better with situations and actions that can’t be changed
- Create an action plan for work, home, and play to help reduce and manage stress
- How to make performance appraisals a cooperative process.
During the course you cover:
During this stress management training course, you will learn about:
Introduction and Course Overview
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Defining Stress and How It Affects Us
To begin, participants will discuss how they would currently handle stressful situations. Participants will also define stress, and they will learn what their score on the pre-assignment (the Holmes-Rahe stress scale) means. To conclude the session, participants will discuss the role of gender and health on stress.
What Is Stress About?
This session will explore the four things that stress is about. Participants will also learn about the positive effects of stress and what eustress is.
Building a Solid Foundation
Next, participants will learn about the four pillars of stress management. Special focus will be given to relaxation techniques.
This session will give participants two mental strategies to manage stress.
Stress at Work
During this session, participants will complete a stress inventory to help them identify areas of stress at work. Participants will also identify some solutions for work-related stress.
Time Management Tips
A little bit of planning can go a long way towards reducing stress. Participants will work in small groups to brainstorm ways of managing time.
Stress at Home
Next, participants will get some tips on running their household in a way that reduces stress, including budgeting, planning meals, general organisation, and chores.
Drainers and Fillers
To wrap things up, participants will identify the things that drain and energise them. They will also take another look at the stressful situations from this morning to see how they might approach those situations differently now.
At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.
What do you think?
“Very helpful course particularly around identifying floors and self esteem”
Pat Hunter – Willow Wood Hospice
“Excellent day – very useful”
Sue Lords – Willow Wood Hospice
“Useful course which has provided guidance for my situation”
Janet Breslin – Private Delegate
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In house training at your premises – £949 for a group of up to 12 (ex travel*)
*Travel charged at 45 pence per mile
Public Course Information & Booking:
Public Courses – £295 per delegate including refreshments/certificate/manual