Stress is a natural part of life. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), stress is a reaction to a situation where a person feels threatened or anxious. Learning healthy ways to cope and getting the right care and support can help reduce stressful feelings and symptoms. Stress is a natural part of life, so this course shows employees how to reduce stress, specifically in the workplace.

While stress is a natural and appropriate response to chaotic and complex circumstances, for instance, it is important to strategically deal with and manage it in a healthy and productive manner. If poorly managed or left unchecked, stress can have disastrous consequences on our physical and mental health. The course demonstrates the effects of stress, causes and signs of stress, various relaxation and stress-reducing techniques, and the impact of lifestyle on stress.

Utilize this course to promote positive and healthy coping skills around stress and to encourage conversations around improving physical and emotional health for all employees.