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Top 10 Stress Relief E Courses

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Updated June 15, 2007

Learning something new can help you relieve stress by providing a new focus, helping you learn skills that can help you in your life, and giving you something to keep your mind off what stresses you. The following is a diverse list of free e courses; though they may seem unrelated, the common thread they share is that they can all offer a way to better yourself, relieve stress, and find more happiness.

1. Living a Low-Stress Lifestyle

This free, ten-week e-course will help you examine the role of stress your life, and learn stress management techniques to transform your life from a source of stress to a source of joy and vitality.

2. How to Succeed At Work

This course provides different tips and resources each week to be happier and more successful at work. It can help you feel more alive by improving yourself, and can give you practical advice for being more successful.

3. Web Logs 101: Blogging for Beginners

Many people find blogging to be both an excellent creative outlet and an unexpectedly educational experience. This course will help you to get started.

4. 30 Minute Mexican Meals

Cooking can be a wonderful stress reliever, and the end result is a delicious reward! The provider of this course promises a fun and uncomplicated experience: “Sign up for this weekly E-course to have a great meal idea delivered to your inbox every week, including shopping lists, and special tips to help get your meal on the table as quick as possible.”

5. Chess 101: How to Play Chess

Chess can be a brain-booster, a vehicle for bonding with others, and a fun challenge to take your mind off of stress. This course will walk you through the basics so you can start enjoying the game.

6. Let's Get Walking

Walking is an excellent stress reliever, and carries many other health benefits as well. This daily course will get you walking. The goal is to be able to walk for 30 minutes or more, 5 or more days per week.

7. Choosing an Occupation

Being in the right field is an important part of living a lifestyle that keeps you feeling alive, and is an important part of avoiding burnout. If you suspect you need a career change or are just looking for the right job, this five week course will take you through the steps that will help you find the career that is right for you.

8. Successful Budgeting 101

Money problems are one of the major stress-inducing factors that people face today. And maintaining a budget is vital for your financial health. This five week email course will guide you through the steps to setting up and sticking with a successful budget that won't feel like financial handcuffs.

9. French E Course: Learn French in 20 Weeks!

Immersing yourself in something new can relieve stress, and the French language is something exciting to explore. This weekly newsletter will teach you basic French grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation, step by step. Subscribe to start learning French today. The course lasts for 20 weeks and you can unsubscribe at any time.

10. Meditation 101

Meditation has amazing stress management and health benefits. Unfortunately, many people find it difficult to get started. This nine day ecourse on meditation is meant to help you streamline the process and dedicate a few quiet moments in each day when you can let go of your concerns and just "Be."

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