Personal Stress Reduction

Personal Stress Reduction
Price: 
$165.00

Course Hours: 
25
Instructor: 
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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If your current methods of coping with stress aren't contributing to your greater emotional and physical health, it’s time to find healthier ones. Managing your stress begins with identifying the stress sources in your life.  Although it isn't as easy as it sounds, our Personal Stress Reduction course will help you find these sources and take charge of your thoughts, emotions and the way you deal with problems. Included in our course discovering what stress is, how to relax and connect with your mind and body, and how to change your perspective and handle your life better. 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the potential causes of stress, types of stress, and what effects stress can have on a person
  • Recall the basics of stress management
  • List relaxation techniques
  • Recognize the different types of diversions an individual can use to relieve stress

Personal Stress Reduction Module 1
What is Stress?

No one can avoid all of the things that contribute to stress, but you can learn new approaches to balance the effects.  In module one, we will examine the potential causes of stress, types of stress, and what affects stress can have on a person. Also included in this module is children and stress. 

  • Causes of Stress
  • Types of Stress
  • Effects of Stress
  • Mindfulness
  • Children and Stress

Personal Stress Reduction Module 2
The Mind/Body/Spirit Connection

Relaxation techniques and regular exercise stimulate serotonin production and quell stress and anxiety in much the same was as antidepressants.  In module two, we will look at how the basics of stress management and how to achieve and maintain good health. 

  • Exercise
  • Yoga and Tai chi
  • Qigong
  • Sleep and Nutrition
  • Herbology

Personal Stress Reduction Module 3
Relaxation Techniques and Body Work

There are many ways to slow down and enjoy the proven mind/body/spirit benefits of mindful relaxation. Because of the human need to connect, it’s very beneficial to be touched and massaged.   In module three, we will examine the relaxation response and techniques that work for every individual.

  • The Relaxation Response
  • Guided Imagery and Affirmations
  • Color and Light Therapy
  • Massage Therapies
  • Energy Therapies

Personal Stress Reduction Module 4
Diversion and Changing Perspective

Do you like to take vacations?  Go to the spa?  Do you have relaxing hobbies?  Module four will look at types of diversions individuals need to relax and relieve their mind and body from everyday stress. Also included in module four is how your perspective changes as your body and mind relaxes.

  • Spas and Home Sanctuary
  • Hobbies
  • Social Support
  • Ritual and Humor
  • Anger Management

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.