Stress Management Workshop Online
Stress is the scourge of modern society. Adult life is stressful during good times, and it certainly seems that the past couple of decades haven’t been the greatest of times for most of the world. While we can certainly blame the media for overblowing things and abusing fear-mongering to get attention, it’s a stressful world out there.
Even without the outside world’s stresses, daily life for a working adult can be profusely stressful. Very few people love their job enough to look forward to it daily. The various accouterments that come with this, such as commutes, coworkers, and deadlines, can be soul-crushing. And all of this is done to pay bills, fulfill taxes and take care of a family that may not be the best that showing its appreciation for your efforts.
Speaking of which, if you’re a parent, that is a whole world of stress in and of itself, and any other relationships are the family are marital can bring their stress sources. Stress is unhealthy, but the more aware you are of the stress, the worse the stress itself is going to seem. It’s like a fire that provides its fuel. Stress management can’t take the pressure go away, but it can help you be a master of managing it and not letting it get the better of you.
Why is stress so unhealthy?
Stress can be soul-crushing. For one, it has physical effects on you. Severe stress can result in neurological problems, both physical and psychological, as well as causing extreme fatigue, loss of focus, loss of appetite, and severe gastric issues.
The psychological ramifications, as well as their emotional counterparts, are the ones that should not be underestimated. When you feel an overwhelming sense of stress, you can lose your zest for life as it were. A job that you actually might’ve loved can be something that you hate, and you can’t enjoy any other aspects of your life.
When you’re under the symptoms of stress, your loved one suffers as well. You’re not the same person you usually are when you’re under this kind of pressure, which will impact your family and friends. It will also diminish the quality of your work and threaten your career if left unchecked.
What goes into stress management?
There’s too much to cover in such a small space, but we can give you a just of what stress management entails. It’s all about getting into the right psychological and emotional mindset. Well, that’s the first step. You can’t let the stress consume you. You have to train yourself to respond to stress adequately, with the appropriate outlook.
From there, you can process the stress in several constructive ways, and a little bit of critical thinking can go into this (another course we offer). You can learn various practices to help you process the stress, such as meditation, mantras, learning to take breaks, and immerse yourself in something for a moment that distracts you, any number of things.
In our course, we will look at all of these different practices in-depth and take a closer look at the phenomenon of stress itself from the standpoint of psychological professionals. If you’re ready to overcome your stress and not have adult life continue to put you through the wringer, you’re prepared to learn about stress management. You’ll thank yourself for this in the future!
Module 1: Getting Started
Module 2: Understanding Stress
Module 3: Creating a Stress-Reducing Lifestyle
Module 4: Altering the Situation
Module 5: Avoiding the Situation
Module 6: Accepting the Situation
Module 7: Using Routines to Reduce Stress
Module 8: Environmental Relaxation Techniques
Module 9: Physical Relaxation Techniques
Module 10: Coping with Major Events
Module 11: Our Challenge to You
Module 12: Wrapping Up