Managing Stress

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Managing Stress

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Managing Stress

If you are feeling stressed by life, our 20 hour short course will help you with strategies and understanding on Managing Stress.

The Managing Stress short course is a 20 hour course in understanding the many psychological and physical aspects of stress and the many ways in which you can manage stress and negative emotions. Using a self paced, interactive study guide, you can take as much or little time as you wish to complete this course.

Stress occurs when a system is put under pressure. Likewise, when people are overtaxed they become stressed. If this stress continues indefinitely, they experience strain and this can make us vulnerable to a range of psychological, physical and emotional difficulties. It is therefore good for one’s well-being to keep stress within tolerable levels.

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Learn to Better Deal with Stress

If you are feeling stressed by life, our 20 hour short course will help you with strategies and understanding on Managing Stress.

The Managing Stress short course is a 20 hour course in understanding the many psychological and physical aspects of stress and the many ways in which you can manage stress and negative emotions. Using a self paced, interactive study guide, you can take as much or little time as you wish to complete this course.

Stress occurs when a system is put under pressure. Likewise, when people are overtaxed they become stressed. If this stress continues indefinitely, they experience strain and this can make us vulnerable to a range of psychological, physical and emotional difficulties. It is therefore good for one’s well-being to keep stress within tolerable levels.

Some topics covered in this course include understanding negative emotions, controlling stress, managing anger, understanding depression and anxiety, how to deal with shame, guilt and self doubt, coping with negative emotions at home and at work and most importantly, achieving balance.

Start today, learn today, learn when you like. You could finish this course in a weekend if you wanted or take a year- it’s up to you.

LESSON 1 NEGATIVE EMOTIONS

  • Introduction

  • What are negative emotions?

  • The need for control

  • Overview of negative emotions

  • Causes of negative emotions

  • Physiological arousal

  • The impact of negative emotions

  • Negative emotions and mental health disorders

  • Review what you have been learning

LESSON 2 STRESS CONTROL

  • Why do we need to control our stress?

  • Physiological response to stress

  • General adaptation syndrome

  • Responses to chronic stress

  • Long-term outcomes

  • Cognitive responses to stress

  • Defence mechanisms

  • The stress epidemic

  • Stress and war

  • Stress and disease

  • Stress and relationships

  • Stress and crime

  • Dealing with stress

  • Stress management techniques

  • Poor coping strategies

  • Useful coping strategies

  • Relaxation strategies

  • Review what you have been learning

LESSON 3 ANGER MANAGEMENT

  • The impact of anger

  • Anger as physiological arousal

  • Ways of conceptualising anger

  • Passive aggressive anger

  • Aggressive anger

  • Anger management

  • Ways to diffuse anger

  • Counselling strategies

  • Review what you have been learning

LESSON 4 DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY

  • Depression

  • Depressive disorders

  • Symptoms of depression

  • Causes of depression

  • Other physical illnesses

  • Anxiety

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Symptoms of anxiety

  • Causes of anxiety

  • Combating anxiety and depression

  • Review what you have been learning

LESSON 5 DEALING WITH SHAME, GUILT AND SELF-DOUBT

  • Other common negative emotions

  • Shame

  • Guilt

  • Self-doubt and reduced self-esteem

  • Other negative emotions

  • Review what you have been learning

  • LESSON 6 COPING WITH NEGATIVE EMOTIONS AT HOME

  • Overcoming negative thoughts

  • Helpful techniques for well-being

  • Things to avoid

  • Case studies

  • Review what you have been learning

LESSON 7 COPING WITH NEGATIVE EMOTIONS AT WORK

  • Work life

  • Causes of negative emotions at work

  • Anger

  • Stress

  • Fear

  • Disappointment

  • Dislike

  • Bringing negative emotions to work

  • Helpful techniques for well-being at work

  • Case studies

  • Review what you have been learning

LESSON 8 ACHIEVING BALANCE

  • Too much positivism

  • What is normal? What is healthy?

  • Some stress is fine

  • Dealing with conflict

  • Case studies

  • Hedonistic and eudemonic approaches

  • Review what you have been learning