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Business podcast 'Breaking Biz' with over 10,000 subscribers discsussing stress and the entrepreneurial life
Interviwed Barack Obama's former CTO on handling stress in a high pressure environment
Hello and welcome!
This course is designed to simplify stress management so you can understand how to recognise stress triggers and deal with them appropriately.
In the course you will learn the very basics that will provide you with a solid foundation for stress management. Featuring techniques from the NHS, Mind and The Mind Clinic, you will develop a newfound confidence in understanding your stress and proactively tackling it using proven methods.
I designed this course to offer you an easy to follow, comprehensive guide to stress management. If rushed or not researched, stress is a topic that can be made complicated very quickly. This is why I have prepared slide presentations with a running commentary, so you can enjoy the visuals and explanations that go with them.
I hope you enjoy learning the basics, and I look forward to connecting with students who have any requirements or questions.
Recent Udemy feedback
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"Great Mentor, and also the good method of teaching. I am a 16+ kid from India and I was looking for the way that could help me get some basic awareness about starting a business and the responsibilities of an entrepreneur. Got some extra info regarding marketings and steps to follow to reach out the correct audience. What to do and what not and even got to know more about the personal point of views from a bunch of successful persons. Overall: A quick course and very helpful for getting the rough ideas and guideline for becoming an entrepreneur."
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|Section 1: Welcome To The Course|
Introduction To The CoursePreview
|Section 2: Understanding Stress|
Understanding Stress IntroductionPreview
Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure.
Pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. People have
It's important to recognise the symptoms of stress early. Recognising the signs and symptoms of stress will help you figure out ways of coping and save you from adopting unhealthy coping methods.
If you're not sure what's causing your stress, keep a diary and make a note of stressful episodes for two-to-four weeks. Then review it to spot the triggers.
|Section 3: Taking Action|
Taking Action IntroductionPreview
Being active is great for your physical health and fitness, and evidence shows that it can also improve your mental wellbeing.
We think that the mind and body are separate. But what you do with your
If you never seem to have enough time, better time management will help you regain control of your days.
Whether it’s in your job or your lifestyle as a whole, learning how to manage your time effectively will help you feel more relaxed, focused and in control.
A good support network of colleagues, friends and family can ease your work troubles and help you see things in a different way. The activities we do with friends help us relax. We often have a good laugh with them, which is an excellent stress reliever.
Setting yourself goals and challenges, whether at work or outside, such as learning a new language or a new sport, helps to build confidence.
The wrong coping mechanisms can have the same effect as simply sticking your head in the sand.
Evidence shows that people who help others, through activities such as volunteering or community work, become more resilient.
Changing a difficult situation isn't always possible. Try to concentrate on the things you do have control over.
Explore how your negative thoughts can grow in power and ruin the quality of your life.
Learn the simple techniques to help develop your natural positivity.
|Section 4: Relaxation Exercises|
Relaxation Exercises Introduction
The Breathing Exercise For Stress
Relaxing Your Body
|Getting in touch with your artistic side can help you feel more calm and relaxed.|
Take A Mindful Walk
Taken from the new and revised edition of Simon Parke's book ‘One Minute Mindfulness’, as recommended by The Daily Express in their seven Summer self help reads, Simon offers seven simple suggestions towards more mindful living.
|Section 5: Real Life Examples|
Harper Reed, founder of Modest (acquired by PayPal) and former CTO for President
GiftGaming founder Nick Hatter tells us about his recent lifestyle changes that have resulted in a more productive, happier daily life.
I'm the founder of the small business podcast 'Breaking Biz' which delivers weekly episodes to over 10,000 subscribers.
My professional background lies in advertising and marketing where I specialised in Digital Media, helping clients with their overall strategy and digital output to increase revenue, customer satisfaction and brand awareness.
Since setting up Breaking Biz, I've interviewed over 150 international entrepreneurs and have packaged up the hours of conversation into an easily digestible format. It's thanks to this new professional network that I've been able to become a full time consultant.
You can sometimes find me travelling around Europe, or (slowly) developing new shows here in London.
I hope you enjoy my courses, and I look forward to hearing your feedback.