UNWIND Module Outlines

‘Unwind’ is a 7-module program which educates users how to identify, monitor and manage signs and symptoms of stress. 

Throughout the program users will recognise what stress looks like for them, and learn powerful, evidence-based stress-reduction techniques.

Along the way, users will track how they are feeling, and by the end of the program, they’ll develop a personalised wellbeing plan that brings together everything they have learnt to keep them on the path of better health!

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Introducing Unwind: 
your 7 steps to bust stress

  • Realise the benefits of challenging our thoughts to lift our mood

  • Develop personalised uses for the ‘ACE’ distraction technique

  • Identify common ‘thinking errors’ we make, and reject unhelpful thoughts

  • Use the Thought Challenging Coach to uncover and alter thinking errors

Learning objectives - upon completion of this module learners will be able to:

Approximate sit time: 25min

Looks more closely at the thinking errors we make, and how to change these by using a powerful technique called ‘Thought Challenging’. We’ll learn advanced relaxation techniques to lessen the physical experience of stress.

Module 3 - Combat ‘Faulty Thinking’

  • Know the difference between passive coping and active coping

  • Identify how they cope with stress on a day-to-day basis

  • Feel the benefits of Progressive Muscle Relaxation, and how to perform PMR through a guided audio recording

  • Stop senseless worrying, and apply the IDEAL method of problem solving

Learning objectives - upon completion of this module learners will be able to:

Approximate sit time: 25min

Concentrates on the mental and emotional side of stress, helping users to overcome ‘thinking errors’ that are ever-present in times of stress.

Module 2 – ‘Relaxation Techniques’ 

  • Differentiate between stress, anxiety and depression

  • Identify common triggers and symptoms of stress in themselves and others

  • Activate the parasympathetic, and deactivate the sympathetic nervous system when stressed

  • Calm themselves using the belly breathing technique

Learning objectives - upon completion of this module learners will be able to:

Approximate sit time: 20min

Focuses on the physiology of stress, and ways to reduce any physical symptoms.

Module 1 – ‘Understanding Stress’

  • Apply the SMART approach to planning life goals

  • Recognise self-critical thoughts and apply self-compassion

  • Identify how each of the 5 elements of wellness contributes to overall health and wellbeing

  • Learn new ways to include each of these elements in their life

Learning objectives - upon completion of this module learners will be able to:

Approximate sit time: 25min

Focuses a little more on putting you in the best possible space to live well in the here and now.  We’ll cover the five important health and wellbeing behaviours, and introduce you to the SMART technique to help you to achieve your aim to UNWIND.

Module 6 – ‘SMART’ Goals and the Big Five’ 

  • Understand all the key aspects of mindfulness

  • Apply the principles of mindfulness to everyday situations

  • Identify negative cycles of thinking and behaviour and induce positive a cycle using the behavioural activation technique

  • Recognise ways to integrate recharging activities into their weekly schedule

Learning objectives - upon completion of this module learners will be able to:

Approximate sit time: 25min

Looks at advanced techniques to reduce mental stress and improve wellbeing through the practice of mindfulness. Users will learn how to recharge their life and get out of a rut.

Module 5 – ‘The Practice of Mindfulness’ 

  • Know when to apply coping statements when acutely stressed

  • Recognise the relationship between thoughts, moods and behaviours

  • Change your moods by changing what you do or think

  • Use key mindfulness techniques to remove presence of difficult thoughts

Learning objectives - upon completion of this module learners will be able to:

Approximate sit time: 20min

Deepens our understanding of the unhelpful thoughts we have and how they can influence our mood and behaviour. We’ll learn key CBT concepts that will allow us change our perspective in an instant.

Module 4 – ‘Think, Feel, Do’ 

  • Incorporate key resilience habits into their daily lives

  • Learning how to deal with life’s setbacks

  • Recognise the benefits of Random Acts of Kindness, and identify opportunities to apply these in their daily lives

  • Develop a comprehensive ‘Wellness Plan’ which provides a roadmap of their stress triggers, their stress signs and symptoms and a “go-to” list of skills for any type or level of distress

Learning objectives - upon completion of this module learners will be able to:

Approximate sit time: 20min

Teaches how to implement the things that will help you to stay on track and stay well. This is achieved through building resilience and developing a personalised well-being plan.

Module 7 – ‘Bringing it all Together’ 

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