Work Stress Management

Work Stress Management

Updated Jun 08, 2020

A little stress can be motivational; a lot of stress can damage your health and your relationships. The good news is that with the right management techniques, you can reduce the amount of stress in your life. In this short course, the trainer shares his tips for managing stress. Learn how to identify and assess your stress triggers, manage your responses more effectively, and make positive personal choices.

The instructor discusses what stress is, exactly; how you can train yourself to use stress in more effective ways; and what managers can do to reduce employee stress when an organization experiences difficult times. He covers how individuals can use stress for good by assessing and adjusting it, as well as what you-as a manager-can do to create an environment and communication style that helps connect employees to the bigger picture.

Learning outcomes:

• Define “stress” and explain why it often occurs in the workplace.

• Recognize the differences between acute and chronic stress.

• List the three steps for managing stress.

• Name three things the brain craves.

• Identify the differences between primary stress reactions.

• Recall the benefits of rhythmic breathing.