Unit 3: Overcoming Stressors and Distractors
In Unit 3, you will learn different strategies for coping with stress. Then, you will learn how to figure out what is keeping you from being productive and how to end those issues. Finally, you will learn about external resources if you do not have the ability to overcome your stress on your own.
Completing this unit should take you approximately 1.5 hours.
Upon successful completion of the unit, you will be able to:
- evaluate different coping strategies;
- identify and eliminate distractors; and
- identify external resources for stress management.
3.1: Coping with Stress
In this video, you will learn how to implement stress management strategies in the workplace. This video focuses on building resilience and emotional agility. The speaker offers three main strategies, and the online seminar is interactive. Be sure to have a pen and paper ready to do the exercises.
3.2: Eliminating Distractions
In this short video, Earl offers up the top workplace distractions and how to avoid them. What are your top distractions? In your notes, please write down a list of your top 10 distractions and ideas you have gotten from this course about how you can avoid them. Share your list and your solutions in the discussion forum.
3.3: When it is All Too Much
Sometimes, we cannot overcome stress on our own. Please explore the different avenues that exist for people to find help when their stress is more than they can handle on their own. If you believe that you do not need this, still do the exercise because there is a good chance someone you know is struggling and might need resources. List any additional resources you find in the discussion forum.
Unit 3 Assessment
- Receive a grade
Take this assessment to see how well you understood this unit.
- This assessment does not count towards your grade. It is just for practice!
- You will see the correct answers when you submit your answers. Use this to help you study for the final exam!
- You can take this assessment as many times as you want, whenever you want.