New Futures – Your Self-care

Understanding and dealing with stress

The aim of this programme is to help us learn about stress, and to explore practical ways to help us manage it.

Our focus will be on compassionate, soothing and practical ways to help ourselves and our loved-ones.

 Module 1: Welcome!

  • How the course works

Module 2: Introduction to stress

  • Understand what stress is.
  • Learn how stress can affect you.

Module 3: Understanding stress

  • Be able to recognise situations in your life that cause you stress.
  • Understand the importance of addressing your needs.
  • Recognise how children get stressed and the effect your stress can have on your children.

Module 4: Managing and reducing your stress levels

  • Understand the importance of addressing your needs.
  • Develop the skills of positive self-talk
  • Learn practical ways to manage your stress.

Module 5: Time management to prevent stress

  • Understand the connection between stress and time management
  • Benefits of time management
  • Making a timetable
  • Understand and recognise the importance of self-care, what stress means to us and our family and adopt new techniques and attitudes to combat stress and feel more in control.
  • Develop your time management skills

In order to have access to the course below, you will need to be registered with us. Find out more how to enrol on how courses: Learn more.

New Futures - Your Self-Care
Understanding and dealing with stress
Module 1 Welcome!
How to work with the course.
Unit 1 Unit 1 - Getting Started
Unit 2 Unit 2 - Learner's journal
Module 2 Introduction to Stress
Introduction to Stress, Understanding Stress, Dealing with Stress and Stress and My Needs.
Unit 1 Unit 1 - Introduction to Stress
Unit 2 Unit 2- What is stress?
Unit 3 Unit 3 - Understanding Stress
Unit 4 Unit 4 - The Four Factors of Stress
Unit 5 Unit 5 - Jug of Water Exercise
Unit 6 Unit 6 - A Good Strategy
Unit 7 Unit 7 - Quiz on Stress
Module 3 Understanding Stress
Here we explore `the different elements of stress, what stresses us, what our levels of stress are and how stress can affect us physically and mentally.
Unit 1 Unit 1 - Introduction to module 3
Unit 2 Unit 2 - Quiz: How stressed am I?
Unit 3 Unit 3 - Stressors
Unit 4 Unit 4 - How stress affects our bodies
Unit 5 Unit 5 - How stress affects our minds
Unit 6 Unit 6 - Stress and your Child
Unit 7 Unit 7 - What would you do? Case studies of Stressful situations
Unit 8 Unit 8 - Resilience in Children
Unit 9 Unit 9 - Understanding stress - Quiz
Module 4 Managing and reducing your stress levels
Here we explore the connection between stress and our needs, how we can better fulfill our needs, and manage stress levels.
Unit 1 Unit 1 - Introduction to module 4
Unit 2 Unit 2 - Stress and Our Needs
Unit 3 Unit 3 - Emotions and Stress
Unit 4 Unit 4 - Visualisation Exercise
Unit 5 Unit 5 - Five Essential Tips to Reduce Stress
Unit 6 Unit 6 - Five More Tips To Reduce Stress
Unit 7 Unit 7- Ways to Unwind
Unit 8 Unit 8 - Healthy / Unhealthy eating
Unit 9 Unit 9 - Reducing stress with Exercise
Unit 10 Unit 10 - Breathing as relaxation and stress relief
Unit 11 Unit 11 - Breathing Exercise
Module 5 Time management to prevent stress
Time management is essential to prevent or minimise our stress levels. In this module, we will learn how we can manage our time in an effective way so we can maximise our use of time.
Unit 1 Unit 1 - Introduction to Time Management
Unit 2 Unit 2 - Time management and stress
Unit 3 Unit 3 - Time Management Quiz
Unit 4 Unit 4 - Benefits of Good Time Management
Unit 5 Unit 5 - Tips for Time Management
Unit 6 Unit 6 - Making a Time Table
Unit 7 Unit 7 - Thank you for taking part in this Programme