Stress Management Course Outline

Stress Management

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Defining Stress and How It Affects Us

Where Are You Now?

Defining and Identifying Stress

Ways to Look at Your Stress

Session Three: What is Stress About?

Session Four: Building a Solid Foundation

Taking Care of Your Body and Your Mind

Case Study

The "Less Stress" Lessons

Session Five: Mental Strategies

Changing Ourselves

The Triple A Approach

Session Six: Stress at Work

The Stress Tax

Stress Inventory

Finding Some Solutions

Stress Logging

Session Seven: Time Management Tips

Session Eight: Stress at Home

Budgeting Basics

The Everyday Stuff

Organization Tips

Session Nine: Drainers and Fillers

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan