Stress Management Course

Stress Management Course

Are you always feeling stressed?

Is stress affecting your health and wellbeing?

Do you need some tools and techniques to help reduce and manage stressors?

 

Overview:

  • Online via MS Teams either in a small group of 6/8 or via 1-2-1
  • 4 weekly sessions of 1 hour in length at the same time each week
  • Offers a key topic discussion, tools and techniques
  • Combination of presentation and Q&A
  • Copy of the presentations and appropriate resources
  • Follow up support post course from a Crawley wellbeing advisor if required

Session One – Stressed Out:

  • Where is your stress coming from?
  • Signs and symptoms of stress
  • How does stress effect your health?
  • Stress and your relationships
  • Can stress be good?

Session Two – Stress Explained:

  • What is stress?
  • Understanding the signs of stress
  • Understanding stress is as simple as ABC
  • Managing stress a three pronged approach
  • Getting the right balance

Session Three – Build Your Toolbox:

  • Finding ways to measure your stress level
  • Monitoring your stress level with a stress journal
  • How to face the roadblocks

Session Four – Relaxing Your Body:

  • Stress can be a pain in the neck
  • Breathing away your tension
  • Tensing your way to relaxation
  • EFT for stress management
  • Using the power of suggestion
  • Stretching away your stress
  • How massage can help
  • Other ways to relax

Session Five – Quietening Your Mind:

  • Where do all your thoughts come from?
  • Turning off your mind
  • Distracting yourself
  • Using your imagination
  • Making things move
  • Your worries
  • Meditation
  • Hypnotism

Session Six – Finding More Time:

  • Do you struggle with time management
  • Being mindful of your time
  • Becoming a list maker
  • Minimizing your distractions and interruptions
  • Getting around time management roadblocks
  • The power of letting go
  • Buying time

Session Seven – Nutrition, Exercise & Sleep:

  • Stress effective eating
  • Stress reducing exercise and activity
  • Getting a good night’s sleep

Session Eight – How Does Your Thinking Stress You Out?

  • How you self- create stress
  • Remembering your ABCs
  • Separating thoughts from feelings
  • Understanding your stress producing thinking
  • Your thinking errors
  • Coping with self-talk

Session Nine – Values, Goals & Attitudes:

  • Recognizing the value of your values
  • Clarifying your values and goals
  • Actualizing your values, reaching your goals
  • Expressing gratitude
  • Cultivating optimism
  • Laughing your way to stress reduction
  • Doing something good for someone else
  • Gathering a little wisdom

Session Ten – Worrying Less:

  • Do you worry too much?
  • Don’t worry be happy
  • Identifying your worries
  • Understanding your worries
  • Controlling and stopping your worrying
  • Thinking straighter and worrying less
  • Correcting your thinking errors
  • Escaping your worries

Session Eleven – Reducing Interpersonal Stress:

  • Develop stress reducing communication
  • Discover what it means to be assertive
  • Become more assertive
  • Coping with difficult people

Session Twelve – Maintaining a Stress Resilient Lifestyle:

  • Making stress  management a habit
  • Prompts and cues
  • Finding your oasis
  • Accentuating the positives
  • Doing something, anything
  • Regrouping and getting a grip

To find out more details or to reserve a place for an upcoming course please contact us: Email: wellbeing@crawley.gov.uk  Tel: 01293 585317

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