Our Courses Find Courses Personal and Social Development Coping with Stress Wednesday 8th - Friday 10th February 2023 Apply Wednesday 12th - Friday 14th April 2023 Apply Residential at the college (3 days, 2 nights) Fees 3 day (2 night) residential courses cost £0, £25 or £50 depending on your income Level Level 1 The pressures of everyday life mean we have to juggle many things such as family, friends, work and studies, all of which make demands on us. Sometimes we can feel that its just all too much and when we do, our stress levels increase and we experience a range of unpleasant symptoms. This affects our overall wellbeing and in extreme circumstances can be dangerous. Stress affects everyone in different ways and has been dubbed the ‘silent killer’. However, it does not have to be this way. This course will help you to explore the nature of stress and identify how best to respond in order to reduce the negative effects. You will cover: Definitions and types of stress The signs, symptoms, causes and effects of stress Coping strategies to find balance Relaxation techniques to restore mental, emotional and physical harmony Personal action planning to manage stress effectively Entry requirements You must be working at an Entry Level 3 or above in literacy.