Stress Busting: Your Simple Guide To Managing Stress
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Stress Busting: Your Simple Guide To Managing Stress

Straight forward advice and techniques to managing stress including the stories of real life professionals
4.1 (46 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,052 students enrolled
Created by Fred Williams
Last updated 5/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Students will be able to understand and identify their stress triggers
  • Students will learn relaxation techniques to manage their stress
  • Students will know the proactive day to day mindset for tackling stress head on
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  • Students do not need to download any software
  • Students do not need to prepare anything ahead of taking this course
  • Students should be aware of, and have an interest in stress management

4,500 + students

125 reviews with an average of 4.4/5

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.

  • Understand what stress is and how it impacts you
  • Learn how to take action (time management, connecting with others)
  • Discover relaxation techniques including mindfulness & creativity
  • Hear from real life professionals on their lifestyle changes to combat stress

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

"I'm very impressed with how many great tips there were in this short course. Good job. This guy clearly knows what he's talking about. I was going to give it 4.5 stars for being too short -- but I thought that didn't make sense since what is there is excellent.... Just what I've been looking for."

"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."

"Good information and very motivational. Once I started I couldn't stop till I watched all of them."

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for beginners or individuals with a limited knowledge of stress management
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Curriculum For This Course
Welcome To The Course
1 Lecture 01:36
Understanding Stress
4 Lectures 04:07

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
different ways of reacting to stress, so a situation that feels
stressful to one person may be motivating to someone else.

Preview 01:56

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.

Preview 00:53

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.

Preview 01:03
Taking Action
10 Lectures 17:51

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
body can have a powerful effect on your mental wellbeing.

Preview 01:26

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.

Preview 03:31

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.

Connecting With Others

Setting yourself goals and challenges, whether at work or outside, such as learning a new language or a new sport, helps to build confidence.

Challenge Yourself

The wrong coping mechanisms can have the same effect as simply sticking your head in the sand.

Avoid Unhealthy Habits

Evidence shows that people who help others, through activities such as volunteering or community work, become more resilient.

Help Other People

Changing a difficult situation isn't always possible. Try to concentrate on the things you do have control over.

Accept The Things You Can't Change

Explore how your negative thoughts can grow in power and ruin the quality of your life.

The Power Of Negative Thoughts

Learn the simple techniques to help develop your natural positivity.

Train Yourself To Be More Positive
Relaxation Exercises
6 Lectures 11:17
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.
The Creativity Exercise

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.

7 Mindful Suggestions You Can Do Anywhere
Real Life Examples
2 Lectures 20:11

Harper Reed, founder of Modest (acquired by PayPal) and former CTO for President
Obama’s re-election campaign has picked up a few techniques to deal with stress over the course of his journey through the tech world.

Barack Obama's Former CTO On Handling Stress

GiftGaming founder Nick Hatter tells us about his recent lifestyle changes that have resulted in a more productive, happier daily life.

Nick Hatter On Changing His Stressful 24/7 Lifestyle
About the Instructor
Fred Williams
4.5 Average rating
784 Reviews
19,322 Students
25 Courses
Founder Of English Made Simple

Hi! My name's Fred, I'm a former advertising professional and the founder/creator of the 'English Made Simple' courses on Udemy. 

'English Made Simple' was created to provide ESL students with simple courses to help them develop in all areas of the English language. I love creating the courses and hearing all of your feedback.

I'm confident that each one of my courses will help you on your language learning journey but If you're not completely satisfied, you can request a full refund.

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