Managing Stress while Working from Home

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Learning remotely during a pandemic has added new stressors for both caregivers and their children. Many families are now in the difficult situation of having to balance working from home while also managing their children's remote learning. There are several ways you can reduce or prevent stress. look for ways to establish boundaries. These resources can provide tips and guidance for how to manage the new stresses in our lives - adults, children, tweens, and teens.


Thriving with High-pressure Work

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Thriving with High-pressure Work
The stress that comes with work pressures can be overwhelming. But while you can't control the external events that lead to pressure, you can be proactive at recognizing stress and pressure, and consciously choose how you react. This allows you to use pressure to sharpen your focus and energize your work instead of being rolled by its force and dragged under its waves. In this course, you'll learn what situations are likely to trigger pressure, and how stress affects you physically and mentally. You'll also learn daily methods to make you more resilient to the challenges of pressure and stress, techniques for developing the mental flexibility to adjust to a high-pressure situation, and how to take action in the midst of one.
6 videos | 19m has Assessment available Badge
Managing and Supporting Employee Wellness
Work is important on many levels. A job your employees enjoy and find meaningful can also affect their physical and emotional health. On a strictly business level, organizations benefit when employees are happy and healthy at work because workplace wellness leads to increases in productivity and creativity, a greater focus on safety and retention, and decreases in nonattendance. In this course, you'll discover the impact of work on three major areas of work life and how facets of wellness programs can help support your employees in those areas. You'll come to recognize symptoms of stress and burnout in your people and discover methods you can use to help them balance the demands of work and private life. Additionally, you'll learn approaches to employee wellness that connect all the important areas of health.
6 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge
Sharing Space: Living, Learning, and Working at Home
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it seem like much of life is up in the air, with no end in sight. And now that school has started up again, it kind of feels like starting all over again. While it seems like everybody's situation is different, still, we're all learning and adjusting together. Whatever our jobs or titles, we're all parents, or grandparents, or caregivers of one sort or another, and we're all trying to figure out how to cope on a daily basis. And our kids are dealing with the same kinds of changes that impact us: a new workspace, less socialization outside of the family, less privacy, fewer ways to make the days distinct from each other, more worry and anxiety. In this course, members of the Skillsoft family share their experience, strength, and hope as we all attempt to balance our work and home lives while keeping our families safe, happy, learning, and moving forward, together.
3 videos | 15m available Badge
Mayo Clinic Q&A: The Importance of a Healthy Mindset to Start the School Year
The start of a new school year is always a time that's filled with excitement and anxiety. This year, COVID-19 is making back to school even more challenging for kids, teachers and parents. Whether in person, online or a hybrid approach, this school year will be different for students and staff. How can you and your child have a healthy mindset for this school year? (Published 08/12/2020)
1 video | 16m
Mayo Clinic Q&A: #AskTheMayoMom about COVID-19, School Children
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create challenges, including returning to school with hybrid learning modules for children. There are also anxieties and uncertainties to navigate while trying to follow COVID-19 guidelines. (Published 9/18/2020)
1 video | 17m
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 | 22m 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 | 17m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Optimizing Your Workplace Well-being
Especially in times of disruption and change, your health and wellness - both physical and mental - can sometimes take a backburner to urgent and pressing needs. Prioritizing your wellness can be life-changing on a personal level, with the added benefits to employers of increased productivity, employee engagement, and retention. In this course, you'll learn to identify the elements of well-being at work and understand how common work and home factors can cause wellness to go out of balance. You'll also learn how to recognize signs of stress in yourself and in others, and what strategies help build resilience and promote wellness in all of life's dimensions: at work and at home; in mind, body, and human connections.
6 videos | 22m has Assessment available Badge


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