Stress Management


All of us work in situations that are constantly changing, are intense and are unrelenting. 

Your resilience supports the way you use your emotions to develop your capability to manage stress.

  • Identify your stress management and resilience with strategies to develop resilience in yourself and others.

  • Examine your experience of emotions to improve well-being and personal effectiveness.

  • Explore why you feel the way that you do in difficult situations and how your emotions impact upon your performance.

  • Determine how your emotional intelligence relates to your resilience.

A comprehensive course on the role emotions play in developing your ability to cope with stress and pressure.

All of us work in situations that are constantly changing, are intense and change is unrelenting.  

Your resilience refers to your ability to cope and adapt to crises or stressful situations.  Emotional resilience refers to how you use your emotions to develop your capability to manage your resilience.  

More resilient people are able to accept life changes and adapt to adversity without lasting difficulties, while less resilient managers have a much harder time with stress and change.  

Emotions are not about being soft and fluffy, they are vital in help you to make hard, direct management decisions.  Emotional resilience can mean managing the emotions that you yourself experience or managing the emotions of those around you.  Good emotional resilience enables you to increase productivity, improve morale, reduce absenteeism, retain your best people and improve team relations.  

In this course, we will explore the role of emotions in management, how and why they contain vital bits of information that can help you make better decisions

You will be able to identify what can help you and what can hinder you in your daily routines.  An understanding of the moods, environments and situations that impact upon your performance, for better or worse, helps you to develop strategies to cope.

Once you are aware of the types of moods, environments and situations that trigger these responses, you can begin to prepare new responses to gain more of what helps and less of what hinders.

Stress Management

Get started now

Course curriculum

  • 1

    About this Stress Management Course

  • 2

    Assess your Stress Management

  • 3

    The Competencies of Stress Management - Flexibility

  • 4

    Practical Activity: Assess your Flexibility

    • Practical Activity: Assess your Flexibility

  • 5

    Flexibility Discussion Forum

    • Flexibility Discussion

  • 6

    The Competencies of Stress Management - Stress Tolerance

    • The Learning Outcomes of this Module on Stress Tolerance

    • Working with Stress and the Information in Emotions

    • The 3 Phrases that Drain Resilience

    • Resilience is a Mindset

    • How You Can Put Your Stress Tolerance to Use

    • The Review of This Module on Stress Tolerance

    • Stress Tolerance Course Notes

  • 7

    Practical Activity: Understanding Stressful Situations

    • Practical Activity: Understanding Stressful Situations

  • 8

    Action Strategies to Develop Stress Tolerance

    • Action Strategy 1 - Feel in Control

    • Action Strategy 2 - Create a Personal Vision

    • Action Strategy 3 - Be Flexible and Adaptable

    • Action Strategy 4 - Get Organised

    • Action Strategy 5 - A Minset for Problem Solving

    • Action Strategy 6 - Get Connected

    • Action Strategy 7 - Be Socially Competent

    • Action Strategy 8 - Be Proactive

  • 9

    Stress Tolerance Discussion Forum

    • Stress Tolerance Discussion

  • 10

    The Competencies of Stress Management - Optimism

    • The Learning Outcomes of this Module on Optimism

    • Defining Optimism and Pessimism and How They Differ

    • The Surprising Link Between Health and Optimism

    • 5 Ways to Develop Optimism

    • How to Work with Negativity

    • The Review of This Module on Optimism

    • Optimism Course Notes

    • Quiz: Test your Knowledge of Optimism

  • 11

    Practical Activity: Optimism

    • Practical Activity: How you Work with Optimism

  • 12

    Optimism Discussion Forum

    • Optimism Discussion

  • 13

    Lightbulb Moments

    • Developing Resilience with Emotional Intelligence