Managing Stress

  • 7 Courses | 4h 47m 37s
  • 10 Books | 15h 50m
  • 10 Audiobooks | 46h 25m 33s
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Everyone has to deal with stress in their busy personal and work lives. Learn how to manage your stress so you can optimize your performance.

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COURSES INCLUDED

Managing Pressure and Stress to Optimize Your Performance
People react to high pressure differently. Learning to cope with pressure and handling stress are very important, because you don’t want pressure to have a negative impact on your performance. In this course, you'll learn about managing stress and pressure, situations that trigger pressure, and how pressure can become stress. You'll also look at how stress affects you emotionally and physically, and how to respond to it. And you'll also learn strategies for managing stress by ensuring you have the right attitude, taking control under pressure, and using performance management to cultivate a "success mentality." You can then optimize your own performance, and prepare to cope with stressed colleagues.
9 videos | 26m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Take a Deep Breath and Manage Your Stress
When you're constantly adding items to your never-ending to-do list, feeling overwhelmed at work and at home, and finding your health and relationships negatively impacted, you are likely experiencing stress. Stress is produced by your own feelings and reactions to certain external events, rather than by the events themselves. But while you may not always be able to control the external events causing your stress, by applying mindfulness techniques, you can control your reactions to them. This course explains the physiological, behavioral, and psychological signs and symptoms of stress and where it can come from. It outlines strategies for maintaining work/life balance and managing stress. It also covers ways to change your responses to stress and make them more positive and how to use relaxation techniques and adopting mindfulness to help you focus.
7 videos | 20m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Managing Stress
Stress—you can’t live with it, but you can’t live without it. Find out what stress is, why you need it, and what happens when your mind and body succumb to it. By managing stress, you can take back control, adding joy to all that you do.
30 videos | 1h 20m
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Women in Leadership: Building Your Infrastructure for Leadership
Women face unique challenges in the workplace, including the difficulty in balancing work and family. Their experience in running both a family and a career also provides them with unique value and perspective. In this course, you'll learn how to conquer some of the challenges of career and family, including building a support system, overcoming the perfection mindset, and reframing your limiting beliefs.
6 videos | 40m
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Taking Stock of Your Work/Life Balance
People with a healthy work-life balance are satisfied with both their work and home lives. They can fulfill their multiple family responsibilities at home, as well as work and community commitments without guilt or regret. They're healthy physically, emotionally, and socially. They’re not over-worked. In fact, they have a sense of control over their life, and feel that the decisions they make are informed choices. In this course, you'll learn about how to detect imbalance between home and work and how to achieve a healthy compromise between work balance and life balance. And you’ll assess your current work/life balance so you can overcome internal and external obstacles to achieving harmony.
7 videos | 20m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Staying Balanced in a Shifting World
Achieving a healthy work/life balance gives you the chance to practice mindfulness and focus on what's important in all aspects of your life. Maintaining this work/life balance requires constant vigilance. This course focuses on techniques for managing stress and recognizing the behaviors like passivity, aggressiveness, and assertiveness, and how these affect your ability to find balance in life. Techniques that can be used to achieve and preserve balance are also discussed. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.
6 videos | 15m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Work/Life Balance
When work demands increase, the life side of the work–life balance scale drops. Fortunately, you can take back control of your life and still give your best at work. Isn’t it time to find the right balance?
27 videos | 1h 24m
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book Summary

Mindfulness at Work: How to Avoid Stress, Achieve More, and Enjoy Life!
Mindfulness at Work explains how you can employ some simple mindfulness techniques to make your work life much more relaxed, enjoyable, and meaningful. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 10m
Book Authors By Stephen McKenzie

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Winning Under Fire: Turn Stress into Success the U.S. Army Way
Winning Under Fire provides knowledge and recommendations from the U.S. Army for today’s business leaders about how to emerge successful from conflict and competition. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 11m
Book Authors By Dale Collie

Book Summary

Stress Less. Achieve More: Simple Ways to Turn Pressure into a Positive Force in Your Life
Stress Less. Achieve More. will show you how to manage stressful situations by approaching them as constructive opportunities. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
Book Duration 8m
Book Authors By Aimee Bernstein

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Managing Stress Triggers
Samantha Stone of Skillsoft discusses steps we can take to manage our responses to stress triggers.
Book Duration 3m
Book Authors By Samantha Stone

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Stress in the Spotlight: Managing and Coping with Stress in the Workplace
Providing practical insight about how to identify, tackle and overcome any kind of stress, this inspiring book illustrates how people can overcome obstacles, deal with difficult people, get self-motivated, face challenges, establish goals, avoid work taking over their private life, and embrace changes at work.