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    • Stress Management Satyajeet Singh
    • Contents
      • Introduction
      • What is stress
      • Reasons
      • Symptoms
      • Impact
      • Managing Stress
    • Introduction
      • Stress is part of our everyday life.
      • Living in a fast-paced, technological society with innumerable demands upon our time, the majority of people can state: “I am stressed out.”
            • What is stress?
            • Where does stress come from?
            • How can I tell when I am under stress?
            • What are some of the ways stress affects my body, my mind, or my mood?
            • How can I better manage the stress in my life?
    • What is Stress
      • In his book Stress Without Distress , Hans Selye defines stress as: “… one’s reaction to life events … the nonspecific response of the body to any demand made upon it …”
      • “ Our response to any situation we find challenging, frightening, or difficult”
    • Stress
      • • Everyday fact of life
      • • Stress can be good
      • • Excessive stress can be harmful
    • Typical Relationship Between Performance and Stress Low High Level of Performance Low (poor) High (excellent) Too Little Stress Optimum Stress Excessive Stress Stress
    •  
    • Positive Stress Results
      • • Enables concentration
      • • Increases performance
      • • Energizes you into motion
    • Negative Stress Results
      • • Loss of motivation
      • • Reduces effectiveness
      • • Physical, mental, and behavioural problems
    • What Stresses You Out?
      • Money
      • Traffic
      • Health/Medical issues
      • Lack of Free time
      • Relationships
        • family & friends
      • Job related stress:
        • work load
        • overcrowding
        • lack of support
        • lack of on the job training
    • Stress Signs
    • Physical Stress Signs
      • Increased heart rate/ Increased blood pressure
      • Muscles tightening
      • Cold clammy hands
      • Fatigue
      • Sleeplessness
      • Longer recovery from injury
      • Stomach or bowel upset
      • Headaches
      • Backaches
      • Change in eating habits: lost of appetite/overeating
      • Restlessness/irritability
      • Increased illness
    • Mental Stress Signs
      • Anxiety
      • Forgetfulness
      • Depression
      • Apathy/ lack of interest
      • Confusion
      • Lowered self-esteem
      • Increased anger
      • Excessive fear
      • Worry
      • Decreased self-confidence
    • Behavioural Signs of Stress
      • Hostility
      • Irritability
      • Under/over eating
      • Decreased ability to concentrate
      • Memory problems /forgetfulness
      • Frequent use of cigarettes or alcohol
      • Clumsiness
      • Withdrawal from usual activities
      • Poor performance,
      • Absenteeism,
      • High accident rates
      • Making more mistakes
    • Impact of Stress
    • Impact on health of an individual
      • Back pain
      • Headaches
      • Stomachaches
      • Ulcers
      • High Blood Pressure
      • Heart Attack or Stroke
    • Impact on the health of an organization
      • Increased health insurance costs
      • Lost work days
      • Stress-related workers’ compensation claims
      • Lower Productivity
      Over 75% of industrial accidents are rooted in stress
    • How to Manage Stress
    • Mental Techniques
      • • Time management
      • • Organize
      • • Problem solving attitude
      • Think Positive
    • Diversions
      • • Music
      • • Hobbies
      • • Play
      • • Learning
      • • Vacation
    • Physical Techniques
      • • Body Scan – “relax-let go”
      • • Deep breathing
      • • Exercise
      • • Meditation
      • • Nutrition
      • • Rest
      • • Laughter
    • Workplace Skills
      • • Delegate
      • • Anticipate problems
      • • Be assertive
      • • Be decisive
      • • Organize
      • • Balance work and personal time
    • Organizational Stress Management Initiatives
    • Organisational Initiatives
      • Improvements in the physical work environment
      • Changes in Job design
      • Changes in workloads and deadlines
      • Changes in work schedules,
      • More flexible hours
      • Increased employee participation
    • Organisational Initiatives
      • Team building
      • Time management workshops
      • Job burnout workshops
      • Training in relaxation techniques
      • Career counseling
    • " Success belongs to those individuals who can look at the complex challenges offered by the World as Inspiration ."
    • Thank You !