Stress Management - Techniques for Coping with Stress
Discover helpful coping strategies that can make a real difference to your day with this free stress management course.Publisher: NPTEL
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By taking this stress management course, you will be able to apply coping strategies in real-life scenarios and implement relaxation techniques to help you cope with stress. You will first learn about the crucial differences between adaptive and maladaptive coping strategies, as well as the differences between problem-focused and emotion-focused coping strategies. This will allow you to select and use the best possible tools for different stressful situations.
The course will then teach you how to use exercise to reduce stress. You will be guided through the relationship between the brain and exercise and also learn about the positive, long-term effects that engaging in exercise can have on your health. You will then be given a full run-through of autogenic training and how vital it is for stress management. Finally, you will learn why images are used in relaxation techniques.
By the end of the course, you will be able to create your own DIY program that will help you identify stress factors that are affecting your life. These valuable techniques will help you easily cope with stress. That can make a real difference to your day-to-day life, leading to a happier and more productive schedule. So, start this course now, learn to cope with stress, and maybe even help out a friend dealing with it as well.Start Course Now
Module 1: Relaxation and Cognitive Techniques
Developing Cognitive Coping Skills
Autogenic Training, Imagery, and Progressive Relaxation
Other Relaxation Techniques
Module 2: Exercise and DIY Strategies
Module 3: Stress Management – Techniques for Coping with Stress Assessment
Having studied this course you will be able to: - List the different types of coping. - Describe how to develop positive coping strategies. - Explain how coping strategies differ from one individual to the next. - Differentiate between adaptive and maladaptive coping strategies. - Distinguish between problem-focused and emotion-focused coping strategies. - Describe why images are used in relaxation techniques. - Define autogenic training. - Explain the role of exercise in stress release. - Describe the relationship between the brain and exercise. - List the long-term effects of exercise. - Distinguish between aerobic and anaerobic exercises.
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Stress management is the way people respond to an external stimulus in order to take charge of their thoughts, emotions, schedule, environment, and problems. Its ultimate goal is to have a balanced life, with time for work, relationships, relaxation, fun, and resilience to hold up under pressure and meet challenges head-on. Take Alison's stress management courses and learn how to think clearly, function effectively, and enjoy life.
The best free online stress management courses available on Alison include:
- Stress Management - Techniques for Coping with Stress - Revised
- Stress Management - For Relief From The Stress of Work & Life
- Stress Management - How Stress Affects your Health - Revised
- Mental Health Studies - Suicide, Violent Behavior and Substance Abuse - Revised
- Mental Health Studies - Understanding Behaviour, Burnout and Depression - Revised
Each of the online stress management courses on Alison are free, as are all of Alison's online courses. Alison's learners do not have to pay anything to take these courses unless they want a digital or physical copy of the course certificate.