Overview of the Skills
The Williams LifeSkills is an evidence based multimodal program that helps you to learn and practice the most efficient stress management and communication skills.
Completion of a WLS workshop will result in getting to know yourself better, you will be able to identify your daily stressors, to diminish your maladaptive reactions and to improve your coping skills.
Understanding the relationship between stress and health.
Increase your awareness, identify your stressors and your stress reactions.
Make well-considered decisions, and select your coping strategies.
Learn to manage your negative feelings and negative thoughts.
Relax your body.
Improve your problem-solving skills.
Express your needs and requests assertively.
How to say No to avoid overcommitment.
How to speak and to listen to connect better.
Develop your empathy to better understand others.
Increase the positives, decrease the negatives.
Interactive trainings via Zoom:
Distance is not an obstacle!
The WLS stress management workshop is available for companies and for individuals via Zoom.
In person workshops:
Upon availability of local or international WLS facilitators, we are glad to offer in person workshops. Get into touch with us!
If you want to consult one of our experts, you can book an online appointment. Price:
200 USD / hour
Our online training is available here.
lf-paced WLS programs
WLS for caregivers: DVD and workbook – order here.
Caring for someone with a chronic disease, such as Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia can place great demands on the family members who provide care.
The efficacy of the Williams LifeSkills Caregiver Kit video and workbook has been confirmed, after completion of the program family caregivers can more successfully cope with the day-to-day stresses that come with being a caregiver.
Price: 50 USD plus shipping fee.
If you are a professional helper, you have completed a WLS workshop and you have experienced how well structured and efficient it is, you can become a WLS facilitator (group leader) yourself.
The facilitator training consist of two modules. The first is a 32 hours guided practice oriented training, that enhances your life skills and your group leading skills. The second modul consists of organising and completing a workshop with supervision. Upon the successful completion of both modules a WLS Facilitator certificate is issued.
Some feedback from our participants about the benefits of attending the training
When have you used the skills?
During family gatherings.
When leaving in the morning with children.
Relationship with colleagues.
A workplace situation in which I felt humiliated.
Helping to fall asleep, helping to wake up.
I used it well in a stressful situation, thought about it, considered it, then calmed down.
In my personal conflict situations.
Relaxation technique after work.
More conscious understanding and derivation of stressful situations.
Relaxation exercises are useful and easy to implement.
Improved my assertive communication and my ability to say NO.
Better communication in the
family, improved communication with my children.
Thank you again for the course, it gave me a lot! I didn’t even expect that it would help with self-knowledge and self-confidence, which I’m especially happy about! 🙂
Self-empowerment: I requested salary raise
I was able to handle my colleague’s hysterical outbursts more easily.
Situation where I can’t change: meditation, relaxation, spasms, anxiety relief – I succeed! preventing workplace conflicts by using I AM Worth It.
Saying no to the manager in the workplace
Problem solving – with prior preparation, In a stressful situation I think of FILÉ
When planning, managing my time, making it more conscious in everyday situations.
What I heard here comes to mind almost every day. Specifically, I used the thought STOP when I lost an item, and it saved me a lot of stress!
5-minute relaxation exercise, application of FILÉ
Assertive communication – if someone is in a very upset emotional situation at work, Distraction, blocking – in a stressful situation, if my mind is always on the same thing, Self-assertion – if I have to achieve something at work, etc. at home.
Stress-relieving skills at work, in stressful
In a stressful situation, I made myself aware that a strong stress effect is coming, so I should stay calm.