Germany is in a permanent state of stress! A survey by the Techniker Krankenkasse shows that 64 percent of people in Germany are stressed. The remedy? Stress and time management! The learning platform Masterplan.com guides you through a few simple methods to minimize everyday and work-related stress!
Your Number 1 Stressor: Work
One of the most common reasons for stress is work: 71% of German employees state that they experience high levels of stress at work. A persistent, long-term experience of stress can take its toll, impacting physical and mental well-being. This on average results in a 3-6 day absence from work per employee per annum. The quality of work also suffers from psychological stress - let's be honest ,can you really be at the top of your game while overtired?
Your Helpers: Stress And Time Management
Leading business coaches point out that sustainable stress and time management contributes to the increase in well-being within a company. Not only does it keep employees motivated and balanced, but it also promotes collaboration and productivity.
With appropriate stress and time management techniques, you can both actively improve the situation of your current employees, and become more attractive for potential applicants. Studies show that 73% of applicants (16 to 45 years old) consider a good work-life balance to be very important or even extremely important when it comes to the requirements for future employers. By showing that you care about the well-being of your employees, you increase your job marketability.
Stress and time management courses on Masterplan
The Health and Work Initiative has studied the effectiveness of stress and mindfulness training. It concluded that digital training achieves a similar result to face-to-face training. With Masterplan, you get effective anti-stress training and time management courses anywhere. That means that they are available at any time, can be flexibly integrated into the daily work routine, and can be used by your employees - and these are the most popular stress and time management courses on Masterplan.com!
We've put together five categories that contribute to a better sense of well-being:
- Stress Management
- Time Management
"You can never completely avoid stress, but you can learn how to handle it properly," states stress management expert Ulrich Oldehaver. His pragmatically tittled course "Stress Management," illustrates how you and your team can better control stress. In addition, there is a podcast that presents eleven techniques for more relaxation in everyday life. Nevertheless, when managed properly, stress can be used as a tool to achieve positive outcomes": psychologist and bestselling author Kelly McGonigal explains how your employees can use stress to achieve their goals.
We tend to schedule too little time for projects, a phenomenon known as “Planning Fallacy.” As a result of our procrastination, we experience an increase of pressure and stress as the deadline approaches. However, with proper time management, your team can counteract this phenomenon. Unlike what its name suggests, good time management affects work productivity and influences well-being. These courses help to keep to-do lists clear and your own productivity efficient.
For a long time, "mindfulness" was just a buzzword. In the meantime, scientists have become very interested in mindfulness and confirms its positive effect on overall well-being. This is all the more reason to take a closer look at the topic. In order for your employees to be well prepared for the start of their mindfulness training, there is a podcast that explains the basics of meditation. How to use mindfulness for better work performance is shown by Rasmus Hougaard. And if things still get stressful, the Ergotopia team shows three simple relaxation exercises - easy and quick to implement.
Many German employees say they think about work in their free time. Psychologist and author Guy Winch can teach them how to put away work distractions and can get the most out of their free time.n addition to work, personal challenges and failures can also lead to stress. With our course "Shaping setbacks positively," your workforce will learn the right way to deal with setbacks. Mindset is also important for the productivity of each individual, which a study showing that people with a Growth Mindset are far more productive both in the office or while working from home. You can also find a course on this with us.
When it comes to stress and time management, you can't forget about yourself: We've got two courses ready to help your employees counteract tension from long office hours. To ensure that healthy behaviors are also implemented in the long term, bestselling author Gretchen Rubin offers tips to quickly make new habits into routine - all of course, for a better sense of well-being.
With our curated courses and interactive platform, Masterplan can help your company establish better stress and time management in the long run. Want to learn more about the topic of work stress? Here we have an appropriate blog post about it. Easy to implement and helpful tips on how you can master stress are also available on top!