How to be good at stress

Stress is bad for your health, right? In fact, stress is a lot like blood pressure: Too high is bad for your health, too low is bad for your health, and the only time you have none is when you’re dead. Research indicates that stress is actually related to having meaning and purpose in your life. In this course, you’ll spend ten days transforming your relationship with stress. Practical exercises will help you build resilience by purposefully challenging yourself through good stress, re-channel anxiety into excitement, and rest and recover effectively. Are you ready to be good at stress?

   1,264 students completed this course

   95% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: Dr. Kimberlee Bethany Bonura


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95% of students recommend

  “There are some wonderful strategies here and I have been using some of them. Changing distress to excitement has been particularly helpful. I was able to complete a dreaded task by making it exciting to do it and get it done. Many thanks.”

  “Excellent. The best advice I’ve read on stress. Made me see stress more positively.”

  “Very informative. A lot of helpful information on stress and how to handle it.”


Course plan

Lesson 1. Change Your Mind about Stress: The Power of Mindset
Lesson 2. Maximize Good Stress: Challenge Yourself to Build Resilience
Lesson 3. Deliberate Practice and Expertise: The Best Stress
Lesson 4. Minimize Hassles: The Daily To-Dos That Wear You Down
Lesson 5. Stress Management at Work: Be More Effective and Productive
Lesson 6. Channel Stress into Excitement
Lesson 7. Survive the Worst: Strategies for Coping with Major Stressors
Lesson 8. Stress Recovery: Psychological Strategies
Lesson 9. Stress Recovery: Physiological Strategies
Lesson 10. Stress Reduction before Bed: Sleep Better to Feel Better
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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