This Course brings into focus the importance of managing stress. Effective Stress Management helps break the hold of Stress on one’s life so that one becomes happier, healthier and more productive. The ultimate Goal is a Balanced Life, with time for work, relationships, relaxation and fun. And the resilience to hold up under pressure and meet challenges head on. Until one accepts responsibility for the role one plays in creating or maintaining stress, one's stress level will remain outside control. Stress Journal helps one identify the Stressors in life and the way one deals with them. Whenever one feels stressed, one should keep its track in a journal. Keeping a daily log enables to see the patterns and common themes.
One has to practice the 4 A's of Stress Management, namely: 1) Avoid, 2) Alter, 3) Adapt and 4) Accept. Besides, the following Stress Relievers are helpful in relieving stress: i) Exercise, ii) Mindful Rhythmic Exercise, iii) Connect to Others, iv) Building and Maintaining a Network of Close Friends, v) Maintaining Balance With a Healthy Lifestyle, vi) Eating a Healthy Diet, vii) Reducing Caffeine and Sugar and viii) Getting Enough Sleep.
The fastest way to reduce stress is by taking a deep breath and using your senses- what you see, hear, taste and touch- or through a soothing movement.
Discover the unique sensory experiences that work best for you.