Manage Stress & Build Resilience Course Overview

Learn and implement our 10 building resilience techniques to help you become more agile and bounce back after life’s challenges. Be able to understand and identify the different causes of stress and its symptoms both short and long term and learn how to implement simple techniques to overcome episodic stress.

The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking. Albert Einstein

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Target audience

Anyone looking to learn how to stay calm and in control when faced with stressful situations as well as being able to manage and recover quickly from challenges and adversity by becoming more resilient for future stressors in life.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the causes of stress and its symptoms both short and long term
  • Identify when we are stressed and its causes
  • Understand the 3 types of stress that may exist in our lives
  • Practice techniques to help stay calm in stressful situations
  • Implement simple time management practices to overcome episodic stress
  • Understand what resilience and its benefits are
  • Recognise characteristics of resilient people
  • Implement 10 techniques to become more resilient

Understanding stress

  • Recognising stress
  • Short term symptoms of stress
  • Long term symptoms of stress
  • Stressors
  • Are you stressed?

Types of stress

  • Acute
  • Chronic
  • Episodic
  • Perception of stress

Strategies for dealing with acute stress

  • Diet and exercise
  • Breath control
  • Being social
  • Separate feelings of self-worth from other issues
  • Deflect don’t defend

Strategies for dealing with Episodic stress

  • Managing your time
  • Understanding priorities
  • Learning to say no
  • Having a purpose
  • Mindfulness

Strategies for dealing with Chronic stress

  • Chronic stress and resilience
  • Long term strategies


  • What is resilience
  • Why be resilient
  • Resilient people
  • Natural or learned
  • How Resilient Am I?
  • Resilience and chronic stress
  • Escaping chronic stress
  • Making the change

10 Resilience techniques

  • Accepting inevitability
  • Fostering relationships
  • Having life goals and purpose
  • Becoming more optimistic
  • Seeing the bigger picture
  • Problem solving
  • Becoming more confident
  • Mind, body & spirit
  • Embracing change
  • Becoming proactive

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