Do you feel constantly drained, exhausted or burnt out?
Have you noticed changes in your behaviour, such as eating habits or procrastinating?
Are you forgetting things, finding it hard to focus or constantly worrying?
What is listed above is only a fraction of the symptoms that relate to stress and for each person they are different. Perhaps you have experienced one of the above, most people who maintain a high level of stress for a long period of time will eventually feel burnt out. If you have experienced any of the symptoms above then this course is for you. It will help you identify all your signs of stress, and help you build resilience that will keep the stress in your life from overwhelming you. The pre-course taster will provide more information on the course.
- Worksheet 1: Understanding Stress
- Worksheet 2: What's in your stress bucket?
- Worksheet 3: A special way to say no!
- Worksheet 4: Changing your behaviour
- Worksheet 5: Starting to build resilience - Part 1
- Worksheet 6: Starting to build resilience - Part 2
“I thought the content was really interesting and was surprised to learn about my stress triggers and the different types of stress. I did take note of the points you make especially Attempt to step back from the stress. Is there any kind of pattern to your stress. That made me stop and I actually took time out! So thank you for that. ”Gwenaelle Joubert Baeumont
“I found weeks 1 and 2 familiar in that there's a lot out there about stress and the effects of stress on the body as well as recognising triggers, etc. What was of particular value for me was Week 3. Strategies for dealing with stress and how to say no (by offering something else). Saying no can be particularly stressful not only for people pleasers but for people who feel insecure about their jobs.I also like the strategy of say don't, not can't. I think that will work for me for a lot of things. And the attention charter is a great idea. I'm looking forward to more, if they're available. ”Kerry Schaffer
“I love the stress bucket - a really visual way of seeing how easily different stressful things build up and fill the bucket causing it to overflow - think that's something we can all relate to. I like though that it gets you to think explicitly of all the stresses you have. ”Jane Redman