Stress and emotional resilience
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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Course Code: FSO22
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
Who would argue that life has become a roller coaster with many stresses and demands both physically and mentally; we are often too busy to eat well, breath well and sleep well. With so many people suffering from stress, anxiety and depression, to name a few, it's little wonder that more and more people are beginning to realize the importance of self-care. Learn the steps you can take to become more emotionally resilient so you can better manage stress and handle life's challenges.
What will we cover?
- Stress and our bodies response to stress – triggers, fight or flight
- Signs and symptoms of stress
- Emotional resilience
- Characteristics of emotionally resilient people
- Develop strategies to build your resilience.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Recognise causes of personal stress and how it manifests in your body and behaviour
- Reflect on personal level of resilience using resilience meter
- Identify ways of building your resilience
- Identify strategies to better manage stress.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is suitable for anybody who is interested in self-care and personal-development. Prior knowledge of the topic is not essential. However; to benefit fully from this course, you need to have a reasonable level of spoken English. If you are unsure please contact an advisor or the tutor.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The session includes theory input, presentation, video, discussions, practice in small groups and pairs, as well as experiential learning exercises in class to integrate and embed your learning. Handouts will be provided.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no additional costs.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Other related courses: Problem solving techniques, Assertiveness, Introduction to Indian Head Massage to manage stress.
Ameena Rahman ITEC Tutor and Complementary Therapist Ameena has been working as a qualified complementary therapist for over a decade. Her community-based therapy practice extends to the heart of communities, including hospices and vulnerable groups. Ameena is passionate about preventative health and plays an active role in promoting screening and facilitating health & well-being workshops in the community. She holds a Diploma in Teaching in Lifelong Learning Sector and teaches accredited and introductory courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy and Indian Head Massage. Ameena has been teaching at City Lit College for several years and thoroughly enjoys it. Her teaching style reflects her personality in creating an open, engaging and reflective learning environment which fosters good working relationships in preparation for working with people in the community. She believes the holistic and person-centred approach is an important foundation for any career within complementary therapies.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.