How to turn stress into success

A stress Management Course for those who want to thrive in the new millennium

You will learn how to:

  • Identify the type and level of stress that you are experiencing today
  • Relax and refresh your mind and body anywhere, anytime.
  • Turn your negative, energy draining, thoughts into positive, empowering ones.
  • Develop a constantly positive attitude and protect yourself from negative and stressful influences.
  • Strengthen your ability to respond and thereby build your confidence in dealing with difficult people and challenging situations.
  • Turn resistance into acceptance and release creative energy.
  • Not be affected by the stress and emotions of others.

This course will incorporate useful techniques for transforming stress, including: meditation, creative visualisation and thinking positively.

Session ONE

An Introduction to Stress Management

Revealing the Causes and Cures of Stress

Before managing and preventing your stress, a new understanding is required - the what, why and how of stress.

  • The eight illusions about stress
  • The signs and symptoms of stress
  • The causes and triggers of stress
  • Understanding and managing change
  • The four levels of stress
  • The effect of negative thinking
  • Why we enter a vicious cycle of stressful thinking
  • What most people do
  • The power of positive thinking
  • The most effective methods to change thinking

Session TWO

Stress Management - The Inside Story

Clarifying Identity and Values

Most approaches to stress management are sticking plaster remedies, missing the real root causes and therefore the most effective solutions.

  • How to meet the challenge of rapid change
  • Mastering change
  • Influences on your thinking
  • The question of identity
  • Why we have an 'identity crisis'
  • Refining your creative process
  • Rediscovering the real you
  • How to access and develop your innate values
  • The practice of creative visualisation

Session THREE

Relationship Management

Restoring and Healing Relationships

Stress happens most in the context of our day to day interactions and relationships. Stress is both a sign of damage and it does damage. How can we start to repair that damage?

  • Definition and vision of a real relationship
  • The four essential relationships
  • How do I repair and restore good relationship with myself
  • Cultivating self-awareness, self-knowledge, self-respect
  • Building your relationship repair kit
  • Developing detached involvement
  • Creative and supportive
  • The magic of acceptance
  • The value of recovery
  • Building trust
  • The power of forgiveness
  • The meaning of love
  • Taking power from the source
  • The art of Meditation

Session FOUR

Life Management

Rediscovering Meaning and Purpose

This final session will offer an opportunity to rediscover both meaning and purpose.

  • Finding meaning in your life
  • What is the meaning of life
  • The importance of purpose
  • How to rediscover and live 'on purpose'
  • Creating personal vision
  • Personal action plan

Stress Free Living:

Every Tuesday for 4 weeks 7 - 8.45pm

Starts: 14 November

Please arrive a few minutes early to register on the first day of the course.

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