Courses for Stress Management from Activia

Managing Your Stress for a Better Life

A 1-Day Training Course

Course Content

Course Aims

This one-day workshop explores the harmful long-term effects of stress on our mental and physical health and provides suggestions for managing individual stresses more effectively. It defines and explains stress, and covers strategies such as changes in lifestyle, stress management techniques such as relaxation and exercise, and the use of music or humour in dealing with stress.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who experiences stress in their work, home or social lives, who wants to understand stress and how to deal with its effects, and wants to improve their performance and the quality of their lives.

Course Outline
This course is a 1-day training course structured into 10 modules.
Module 1
Introduction and Course Overview
Topics covered
  • Discuss Your Aims and Expectations
  • Module 2
    What is Stress?
    Topics covered
  • When is Stress an Issue?
  • What Causes Stress?
  • Types of Stress
  • Module 3
    Change and Situational Stress
    Topics covered
  • How Change Affects Your Health
  • The Holmes-Rahe Test
  • Managing Situational Stress
  • Dealing With Conflict
  • Anticipatory Stress
  • Tips for Dealing With Change
  • Module 4
    Money and Finances
    Topics covered
  • Having ENOUGH is a Relative Concept
  • What Makes Us Happy?
  • The Three Levels of Sufficiency
  • Saving Money and Long Term Goals
  • Module 5
    Health and Lifestyle
    Topics covered
  • The Importance of a Healthy Lifestyle
  • Stress and Addiction
  • Module 6
    Interactivity and Support
    Topics covered
  • Bottling Up Stress
  • Your Support Network
  • Talking to Different People
  • A Time and a Place
  • Dealing With Negative Responses
  • Stress in Social Situations
  • Module 7
    Time and Obligations
    Topics covered
  • Setting Goals and Prioritisation
  • Planning for Future Stress
  • Your Work/Life Balance
  • Finding Your Downtime
  • Module 8
    Fun and Relaxation
    Topics covered
  • Relaxation and Breathing
  • Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness
  • Planning for Fun
  • STOP the Wrong Kinds of Activity
  • Module 9
    Setting Goals and Planning for the Future
    Topics covered
  • Knowing What You Want to Accomplish
  • SMART Goals
  • The Three Ps of Goals
  • The Four As of Goals
  • Notes on Achieving your Goals
  • Module 10
    Your Personal Action Plan
    Topics covered
  • How You will Put These Lessons Into Action

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