Our lives are filled with daily stressors & high pressure situations, but it doesn't have to erode our relationships & health. Don't let stress silently steal stability & happiness for yourself or others. In this course explore the neuroscience behind stress & learn techniques to help you handle stress & bring your body back to a relaxed state.
The combination of ambition & “always on” technology is often a big source of stress & can leave us wondering exactly where to draw the line. Sometimes we get frustrated when the scale tips too heavily in one direction, but actually achieving work-life balance takes effort. In this course we'll share some tools & techniques that you can use to help you strike a better balance.
Course 1: Manage Workplace Stress
Identify & understand your stressors. Learn how to manage them with these techniques.
- Understand what causes stress & recognize the signs
- Stop the cycle of stress & relax
- Get your move on & manage your stress
Course 2: Strike a Balance
Balance your life and your work by setting up your priorities and factoring in some downtime.
- Determine your priorities & values
- Set smart & measurable goals
- Find the importance in down time & schedule it in
This two course bundle will teach you how to understand, manage & succeed during stressful situations & strike your best work-life balance. It includes dynamic video, interactive practice lessons, tips from industry leaders, & downloadable PDFs. Each component is designed to be completed in short time allotments, or all at once, to suit your schedule. It will take approximately 1 hour to complete both courses.You have a lot to balance in your life & making it all happen can be a very stressful proposition. In this course, learn how to handle it all & still maintain your sanity!
Most of us are so used to being stressed out that we think that we're okay, as long as we are not lying in a heap on the floor from total exhaustion. Even if you don't think that a situation is stressful, it could still be interpreted by your body as a stress inducing situation. Learn to recognize stress & its effects.
Let's take a look at some of the signs & signals that indicate you may be under stress. Stress can affect all aspects of your life, including your emotions, behaviors, thinking ability & physical health. No part of the body is immune. Recognizing typical stress symptoms can help assess your stress levels.
Understand the two branches of your autonomic nervous system & how they contribute to your fight or flight stress responses.
When you are better able to regulate how you respond to day to day stress, it gives your body a break from elevated cortisol levels. Learn more about cortisol & how to keep it at bay.
Try out these strategies to reduce stressors in your workplace. When you activate “rest & digest” you deactivate “fight or flight.”
- You will need Adobe Acrobat to download PDFs
- You will need internet access. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Safari are preferred browsers to open links to interactive lessons
- Learn the physiology of stress
- Practice ways to manage that stress & relax
- Understand how to strike a better work-life balance & get things done
- Find your priorities in life & in work
Let's face it - a lot of elearning out there is downright boring. The truth is, everyone wants the skills they need to do their jobs well. That's where Eleventure comes in. It's critical, on-the-job skills people need. It's fast. It's fresh. It's action based & it's designed and developed by award winning and veteran author, presenter & trainer, Megan Torrance of TorranceLearning.
Megan brings over a decade of business consulting and project management experience to her instructional design and development work. She teaches LLAMA (Agile project management) and instructional design classes, kicks off new design projects and makes sure everyone's having a good time. Elearning guru by day, and ice hockey goaltender by night, Megan is devoted to not only delivering outstanding work, but also creating a top-notch work environment based on trust, flexibility, compassion, and fun. Megan and her team have developed elearning for a variety of industries and topics including food ingredients, industrial chemicals, medical, non-profit, human resources, sales, marketing, and IT. Megan holds a BS in Communications with an emphasis on Organizational Communication and Public Relations, and an MBA, both from Cornell University.
TorranceLearning's instructional design processes are designed to quickly focus on the desired performance and learning objectives, then make the most of visual and verbal techniques to take full advantage of the learning opportunity.