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Stress Management Training

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What is Stress Management Training?

Some stress is good is good for you; but too much stress is bad for you. The inability to manage stress can mean you may become sick: you may feel overwhelmed even under moderate stress conditions.

You need to know how to do three things:

  1. How to recognise stress in yourself and others
  2. How to make stress work for you: not against you.
  3. How to manage your mind, body and spirit, to absorb the various stressors and make stress a positive factor, rather than a toxic mix.

Course Details

Bespoke In House Training

This course is also available as an in house group training course in the UK and worldwide. We can tailor the content to fit your specific needs.
Group training costs from £1,850 +VAT per day for up to 20 delegates (plus trainer's B&B).

Would you like to contact us?

This course is currently only available as a bespoke in-house training course. Please view our other popular open courses at venues in: London, Birmingham, Manchester, Heathrow, Central London, Bristol, Leeds, Nottingham and Glasgow, Scotland.

Please note all our training courses include three months additional FREE telephone coaching.

Course Timings: Start 09:00 - Finish 16:30. Lunch at 13:00, Tea Breaks at 11:00 and 15:00, giving you an opportunity to check emails and make calls.

After the course, how can you keep the training-momentum going?

About the Course

Because stress can be a stimulant to adaptive change.


  1. Lifting weights is a stressor that induces an increase in strength.
  2. An exam is a stress that induces more studying.
  3. A stress action creates an equal adaptive reaction

So stress is good. - So why the negative press over stress?

Because too much stress can be bad

The inability to handle stress can mean the person is ineffectual even under moderate conditions.

So you should learn how to do three things

  1. How to make stress work for you: as a stimulant to adaptive change.
  2. How to avoid an overexposure to negative stress.
  3. How to manage your mind, body and spirit, to absorb the various stressors and make stress a tonic, rather than a toxic mix.

Course Content: Has taught me so many different ways of looking at situations and dealing with whatever comes my way. Very fast. Trainer's Presentation: Was very informative and given me very constructive guidance to use going forward.

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Stress Management Training Course Content

Learn the definition of stress:

A stress is a mental, emotional or material event that triggers an adaptive response in a person.

Learn about the "The General Adaptation Syndrome"

"The General Adaptation Syndrome” is the theory that underpins the whole science of stress management.

The general adaptation syndrome is a three part model that explains the body’s reaction to a stressor.

  1. Alarm reaction
  2. Adaptation response
  3. Exhaustion

Learn about the "The total load" principle

Total load is the measure of all the stressors, from all realms of your life, which are acting on you at any given moment.


  1. Work stress
  2. Home life stress
  3. Health
  4. Relationships etc.

You need to take account of the fact that you are an integrated being: not able to totally separate your life’s compartments. I.e. work stress is likely to affect home life, and vice versa.

Learn about the "The optimum zone" principle

The optimum zone is the target zone.

The optimum zone is the level of stress that allows you to work at your greatest efficiency because you are balancing the:

  1. Intensity of the stress
  2. The duration of the stress
  3. The frequency of the stress

Understand the "The optimum zone" and you will have one of the solutions to the stress management problem.

Learn about "The Recovery ability

Your recovery ability is a measure of your resilience to stress.

Recovery ability is made up of three parts:

  1. Your psychology
  2. Your physiology
  3. Your environment

Learn about additional solutions to stress management.

  1. How to handle the stressor's that form a part of your work life.
  2. How to handle your physical response during stressful times.
  3. How to handle your emotional response during stressful times.

How can you manage things so that stress works for the team as a stimulant to greater productivity?

Summary and personal action plan

The Training Method

The training method follows this general pattern - the training is very interactive and interesting:

  1. The trainer gives a clear explanation of the point in question with specific examples.
  2. Then, the delegates practice by doing an exercise with each other.
  3. The delegates practice by doing exercise with the trainer.
  4. All points are supported with full written notes to take away.
  5. Delegates are asked to write down an associated action, for each point made.
  6. (At the end of the day, we have about twenty such actions, from which the delegates choose six which are the most personally meaningful).

Note: we do not believe in placing people in any situation of embarrassment by demanding that they 'perform' in front of the whole group. So you can relax: come on this course and be at ease; ready to learn new skills!

The course content was great, very in-depth and made simple to understand. Trainer was very helpful and clear on his presentations, very informative.

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Price for open training course

Contact us for open course training availability. Open Course cost includes:

  • Full day of quality training
  • Tea, coffee and cakes
  • Lunch
  • Full colour course notes
  • Written action plan
  • Certificate
  • Additional training material by means of monthly updates
  • Access to the Post Course Portal
  • Plus 3 months free telephone coaching
    • To answer any on-going questions, you will also receive email and telephone support from your trainer after you have attended the course. Whilst you are implementing what you have learned we will be there to help you if you need us for advice, guidance and coaching.

After the course, how can you to keep the training-momentum going?

We understand that it is important to keep the momentum of the training going, in the weeks after the course. The ideas and methods that you learnt during the course need to be implemented, not just for the two weeks after the course, but for all time!

In order to make that happen, we will give you continued, on-going support after the training course has finished. The support comes in the form of the Post Course Portal.

The Post Course Portal is a web page that contains a review of all the course material, plus the following:

  • Newsletters containing training blogs and articles, which will provide you with ongoing training and good ideas, whenever you need them.
  • Fun questionnaires that are designed to tease out your strengths and weaknesses and then give you ideas as to how you might improve your performance.
  • Decision matrices that will allow you to make decisions and prioritise tasks into the correct order.
  • Summary diagrams and mind maps from the course.
  • Conflict scripts that give you examples of how the conflict method can be used, in real life situations.
  • Free eBook the effective leader manager.

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Price for in house training course

In House Course: from £1,850 +VAT per day (plus trainer's B&B) for up to 20 delegates

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