The Science of Stress and Stress Resilience

By The Health Sciences Academy. The leading provider of science-based interactive courses on the net.

Course Code: SSSR48575

New Scientific Strategies for Managing Stress, Building Resilience and Bringing Balance to Life

Course Content

Stress and Beliefs

Personal reflection – stress and change, the fear of change

The Nature of Stress

What is stress? Good and bad stress. Stress versus performance. Stress audit. Errors in thinking. Making realistic changes. Personal reflection – The importance of spotting the signs and being proactive in managing stress. Emotions, Stress, and Rate of Telomere Shortening: Are Our Cells Listening to Us?

Recognising Stress

Signs and symptoms of stress Fight, flight or freeze? Stress awareness and evaluations. Personal reflection.

Thinking Strategies

Managing mental state. Mind/body connection – the brain’s processes. Compounding and filtering. Positive thinking. Personal reflection – creating own reality.

Health, Exercise and Relaxation

Why think about what you eat? Healthy eating to combat stress. Hydration. Physical exercise. Relaxation and meditation. How to breathe properly. Personal reflection – the importance of good nutrition and hydration.

Integration of Strategies and Action Planning

Stress-beating strategies. Choosing to take positive control. Goal setting and plans. Step 1: The life areas assessment too. Step 2: Mindmaps or sun diagrams. Step 3: Well formed outcome. Step 4: Goal-setting chart. Personal reflection – setting goals. Building Resistance, Outsmarting Stress, and Optimising Health in Today’s World.

Your Qualification

When you complete the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

The Evaluation System

Each module is evaluated with an assessment before you can progress to the next one.

Final theory assessment and certificate on completion are provided.

Do I need to be a UK resident to enrol?

No, you don’t need to be a UK resident. Our online training is open to students all around the world.

Do I need any specific background, experience or qualification to enrol?

No pre-requisite of any science background is required. High school level science can be helpful. No prior experience or educational paperwork are required.

What are the entry requirements for this course?

There are no entry requirements other than being at least 16 years of age.

Do you send me any materials in the post?

The entire course is online. In addition to the online learning experience, you can print all of your materials, including your client worksheets and planning tools. But don’t worry if you don’t have a printer, we can send you your course materials by post for an additional fee. Whereas you can enrol online and gain instant access, please allow for a couple of days for your posted course materials to arrive.

Course Fees

The cost of this course is £699.

Payments in GBP, EUR and USD are accepted.

Pay for your programme in 12 monthly instalments.

Includes access to your protected learners’ area, all course materials, lessons, interactive quizzes, online assessments, worksheets, a community of like-minded classmates, and Learner Services support.

Get Started

You have the drive and the motivation. We will provide you the tools to put your passion into practice.

Click on the “Apply” link below to enrol.


Many thanks, and see you at the other side, where your new journey and rewards begin.

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