• Comprehend the basic rules of stress management
  • Understand your stress-triggers and controlling them
  • Develop proactive reactions to stressful conditions
  • Use tips for managing stress in job, family and social life
  • Learn to handle stress through lifestyle changes
  • Develop an effective plan to diminish and curtail stress
  • Understand the intangible issues linked to stress
  • Interpret the psychological mechanisms linked to stress
  • Learn the major foundational therapies used for stress management
  • Learn the mindset designed for relaxation
  • Understand relaxation and its clinical applications
  • Learn the psychophysiological perspectives of anxiety and stress
  • Learn the basics of respiratory therapy to effectively control stress
  • Pharmacological methodologies that can help in overcoming stress


Module 1

  • Stress and Stress Management: Defined
  • Origins and Causes of Stress
  • Common Signs of a stressed-out Individual
  • Common Signs of a Stressful Situation
  • Recognizing and Managing Stress
  • Transforming stress to Motivational energy

Module 2

  • The Physiology of Stress
  • The HPA Axis
  • Cortisol and Stress Hormones
  • Brain Science and Stress
  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Levels of Stress

Module 3

  • Internal Triggers of Stress
  • Thoughts and emotions
  • Negative thinking
  • Positive thinking Mindset
  • Anxiety and Worry
  • Anger Management
  • External Triggers of Stress
  • Family and Work Balance
  • Parental strain
  • Lifestyle habits and behaviours
  • Work burnouts

Module 4

  • Controlling mental overload
  • Techniques to stay calm and focused
  • Mastering making choices: Learning to Say NO/ Cost of saying YES
  • Change Challenge and Management
  • Getting Organized and Time Management
  • Prioritizing Tasks and People
  • The ASAP (‘As Soon As Possible’) Trap

Module 5

  • Medical Approach to Stress – Drugs
  • Non-Medical Approach to Stress – Holistic Therapies
  • Physical Effects of Stress
  • The Brain: Cerebral Lateralisation
  • Autonomic Nervous System
  • Auto-Immune Disorders and
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Hypertension
  • Respiratory System Disorders

Module 6

  • Handling Subjects: Extreme Stress
  • Checklist of Possible Problems
  • Communication Cycles
  • Opening the Bridge of Communication
  • Trauma – T1, T2, and T3
  • Trauma Process
  • Relaxation Process for Trauma
  • Defining and Treating Phobias
  • Eight Horizons of Survival
  • Reacting and Responding to Reactions

Module 7

  • Stress Management Treatment Techniques
  • Relaxation through Breathing
  • The Respiratory System- Breatheology
  • Respiration and The Nervous System
  • Diaphragmatic Breathing and Counting the Breaths
  • Exercise and Muscular Relaxation
  • Nutrition and Diet for Stress Management
  • The Mind/Body Connection

Module 8

  • Physical Symptoms of Stress
  • Psychosomatic Stress Illness
  • Mental Symptoms of Stress
  • Psychology: The Study of the Mind
  • Rules for Stress Reduction
  • Immediate First Aid
  • Need for Medical Professionals