Stress Management

This training focus attention on stress management, specifically how to find a level of stress that is not only manageable, but useful for you, and how to avoid stress beyond that level. You will also learn the basics of good emotional health, how to improve your self-image and become more self-aware, and how your emotional health ties in to your physical health.

Chapter 1: Understanding Stress
The Effects of Stress on Emotional Health
Recognizing Stress
Testing Your Stress Level
Identifying Behavior Patterns
The Three Stages of Stress
Identifying the Symptoms of Stress
The Effect of Stress on the Physical Self
Examining Workplace Stress
Finding the Right Amount of Stress

Chapter 2: Taking Responsibility for Your Own Stress
Identifying the Stress in Your Life
Coping with Stress
Alleviating Stress at Work
Expressing Your Feelings
Using Stress Releases and Safety Valves

Chapter 3: Reducing Stress Through Biofeedback, Mindfulness, and Meditation
Understanding Biofeedback
Developing Mindfulness
Practicing Meditation

Chapter 4: Improving Relationships with Self and Others
Accepting Yourself as a Unique Individual
Sorting Realistic from Unrealistic Expectations
Assessing Your Strengths
Acknowledging Universal Human Needs
Building Better Relationships
Recognizing Negative Relationship Patterns

Chapter 5: Enhancing Your Emotional Health
Understanding Emotional Maturity
Exploring Your Own Emotional Fitness
Building Self-Confidence
Solving Problems Openly
Ten Tips for Maintaining Emotional Fitness
Setting Personal Goals
Reviewing Your Personal Goals