Stress Management


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Develop a better understanding of the impact of stress in the workplace.

Participants learn strategies, techniques, and stress management concepts.

This one-day course aims to explore how to manage stress and explore various support initiatives that can be introduced to help reduce workplace stress challenges.

By the end of the course, participants will have explored the signs of stress, understood its causes, and implemented strategies to reduce stress levels.


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Sample Materials.

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Topics Covered.

1. Stress and the workplace

  • How stress impacts the workplace (e.g., reduced performance levels).
  • The impact of stress on employee performance.
  • How to reduce the costs associated with higher employee absenteeism and turnover figures.
  • How lower motivation levels have a direct effect on satisfaction levels amongst staff.
  • Stress levels and burnout.

2. Physical and psychological symptoms
The physical and psychological symptoms of stress include:

  • Sweaty hands.
  • Dry mouth.
  • Sudden panic attacks.
  • Palpitations.
  • Diminished libido.
  • Depression and mood swings.
  • Changes in appetite.
  • Changes in communication.
  • Irritability.
  • Poor sleep patterns.
  • Poor concentration.
  • Reduced decision-making.
  • Suicidal ideation.
  • Low interest in appearance.
  • Heightened levels of anxiety and worry.
  • Feeling overwhelmed.
  • Obsessive and compulsive behavior.
  • Reduced productivity at work.
  • Changes in social interactions with others.
  • Fatigue.
  • Sudden panic attacks.

2. Key factors

  • These factors can influence stress levels at the individual and company levels.
  • The impact of working conditions, work overload, and responsibility.
  • How interpersonal demands, relationships, and profiles cause obstacles and lead to stress.
  • Contributory factors like role ambiguity and role conflict are discussed.
  • The impact of personality type on stress levels.

3. The General Adaptation Syndrome
The main phases discussed are:

  • Alarm.
  • Resistance.
  • Exhaustion.
  • Release.

4. How to manage stress

  • The need to manage stress.
  • The nature of stress.
  • How companies can manage behaviors in the face of increased business pressures.
  • The different stages of stress.
  • The role of management and the individual in managing stress.

5. Support initiatives

  • Employee counselling, communication forums, and listening skills are sources of support.
  • The role of management, stress reduction teams, and company event planning.
  • Personal coping strategies, anxiety management, and cognitive restructuring.
  • The role of performance appraisals in reducing the costs of problem/emotion-focused coping strategies.



Your participants will:

  • Understand stress in the workplace.
  • Explore how to measure absenteeism.
  • Examine influences on stress.
  • Understand the role of anxiety on the individual.
  • Understand ‘The General Adaptive Syndrome’.
  • Explore how to manage stress.


What’s Included?

You get instant access to everything you need.

  • Workbook.
  • Slides.
  • 17 Free Training Games.
  • 17 Free Training Icebreakers.
  • 15 Practical Training Guides.
  • 2 Course Tests.
  • Activities/Exercises.
  • A Reading List.
  • A Course Advertorial.
  • An Action Plan.