• STRESS MANAGEMENT

    COURSE OUTLINE

     Mrs. Morris

     

    1. Nature of Stress

    -define stress

    -stress response

    -types of stress

    -physical reactions to stress

    -emotional reactions to stress

    -social reactions to stress

     

    1. Effective Coping Skills

    -The Power of the Breath

    -positive mind-set

    -power of humor

    -assertiveness

    -time management

    -journal writing

    -art therapy

    -communication skills

    -forgiveness

    -movement

    -stress balls

    -spirituality

    -the art of breathing

    -meditation

    -music therapy

    -Yoga

    -TaiChi

    -stretching

    -massage therapy

    -nutrition

    -exercise

    -muscle relaxation

    -acupuncture

    -herbal therapy

    -hobbies

     

    1. Designing Your Personal Stress Management Program

     

    1. Community Resources

     

     

     

    Class Rules:

              -be to class on time

                -no food or drink in the classroom, other than water

                -bring supplies to class

                -when one person talks, everyone listens

                -we don’t have all the answers

                -everyone must participate and agree to try classroom experiences

                -what is said in class is used for positive means

                -remember: dignity and respect for others

     

    Supplies:

              -3 ring binder with dividers

                -spiral notebook

                -paper

                -writing utensil

                -highlighters

                -appropriate clothing

                -YOGA MAT

     

    Grading:

                -participation (30 % of grade)

                -journals

                -notebook

                -class projects

             -tests/quizzes

                -personal stress management project

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Last Modified on December 9, 2016