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Managing Stress Short online course: Learn how to manage your own stress, by acquiring a better understanding of the psychological and physical factors, that drive negative emotions. Stress is caused by many factors and can be manifested through:

  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Guilt
  • Self-doubt
  • Shame

and other emotions.

Help others around you to control their stress levels, by being able to give then good advice based on what you learn in this short interactive course.

We all experience stress in our lives and dealing with it in the right way, is important to maintain our general mental and physical well-being.  Managing Stress can help you to achieve this, and you won't have to spend hundreds of pounds, to do it. 



Lesson 1: Negative Emotions

  • Introduction
  • What are negative emotions?
  • The need for control
  • Overview of negative emotions
  • Causes of negative emotions
  • Physiological arousal
  • The impact of negative emotions
  • Negative emotions and mental health disorders
  • Review what you have been learning

Lesson 2: Stress Control  

  • Why do we need to control our stress?
  • Physiological response to stress 
  • General adaptation syndrome
  • Responses to chronic stress 
  • Long-term outcomes 
  • Cognitive responses to stress
  • Defence mechanisms
  • The stress epidemic 
  • Stress and war 
  • Stress and disease
  • Stress and relationships 
  • Stress and crime 
  • Dealing with stress 
  • Stress management techniques
  • Poor coping strategies 
  • Useful coping strategies 
  • Relaxation strategies
  • Review what you have been learning

Lesson 3: Anger Management

  • The impact of anger 
  • Anger as physiological arousal
  • Ways of conceptualising anger
  • Passive aggressive anger
  • Aggressive anger 
  • Anger management
  • Ways to diffuse anger
  • Counselling strategies
  • Review what you have been learning

Lesson 4: Depression and Anxiety

  • Depression
  • Depressive disorders
  • Symptoms of depression
  • Causes of depression
  • Other physical illnesses
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Symptoms of anxiety 
  • Causes of anxiety 
  • Combating anxiety and depression 
  • Review what you have been learning

Lesson 5: Dealing With Shame, Guilt and Self-Doubt

  • Other common negative emotions
  • Shame
  • Guilt
  • Self-doubt and reduced self-esteem
  • Other negative emotions
  • Review what you have been learning

Lesson 6: Coping With Negative Emotions at Home

  • Overcoming negative thoughts
  • Helpful techniques for well-being
  • Things to avoid
  • Case studies
  • Review what you have been learning

Lesson 7: Coping With Negative Emotions at Work

  • Work life
  • Causes of negative emotions at work
  • Anger 
  • Stress 
  • Fear 
  • Disappointment
  • Dislike
  • Bringing negative emotions to work 
  • Helpful techniques for wellbeing at work 
  • Case studies 
  • Review what you have been learning 

Lesson 8: Achieving Balance

  • Too much positivity 
  • What is normal? What is healthy? 
  • Some stress is fine 
  • Dealing with conflict 
  • Case studies 
  • Hedonic and eudemonic approaches
  • Review what you have been learning



This course is completed entirely online, including lessons, self-assessment tests, plus obtaining your certificate at the end, which is immediately downloadable after successful completion. Please note that there is no tutor support, as it is not required. The assessment breakdown is as follows:

  1. Study lesson 1.
  2. When you are ready, take the self-assessment test. Retake until you reach the required level of learning.
  3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 for the following 9 lessons.
  4. Take the final assessment.
  5. Download your certificate of completion, with your name on it.

Now you are ready to stand out at a job interview, or put your newly acquired knowledge to use straightaway.

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Managing Stress Short Course Managing Stress Short Course
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