STRESS  MANAGEMENT C.Raghava Rao
 
 
What is  S tress? <ul><li>Stress is a condition or feeling experienced when a person perceives that “demands exceed the pe...
Stress Good or Bad <ul><li>Stress is not necessarily something bad. </li></ul><ul><li>it depends on how you take it. The s...
What the result brings  <ul><li>The biochemical effects of stress would be experienced irrespective of whether the situati...
Stress is psychological <ul><li>Stress is the by product of modern times and its aimless development makes it as part and ...
Response to stress <ul><li>Response to challenge is prompt, speedy and efficient. </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge releases ene...
What is the result of stress? <ul><li>Stress chemicals such as adrenaline which are helpful in certain situations will bec...
Stress is a bliss <ul><li>The mind is wavering it is its nature, it is involuntary - Control the wavering mind. </li></ul>...
Stress can’t be cured    but … managed ! <ul><li>Action-oriented skills: We act on the problem or challenge and manage the...
Understanding &    Managing Stress <ul><li>Life after death is all okay but what about life after birth? </li></ul><ul><li...
Symptoms of Stress <ul><li>Experience of sense of isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Suffer from loneliness  </li></ul><ul><li>Fr...
PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Depressed </li></ul><ul><li>Bored </li></ul><ul><li>Urge to cry  </li></ul><ul><li>Urge to h...
PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Anxious </li></ul><ul><li>Nervous </li></ul><ul><li>Worry </li></ul><ul><li>Nightmares </li>...
PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Irritable </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings of unreality </li></ul><ul><li>Urge to run </li></ul><u...
PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Excessive daydreaming about “getting away from it all” </li></ul><ul><li>Use of sleeping pil...
PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Hypertension </li></ul><ul><li>Coronary heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Migraine, tension he...
PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Allergies </li></ul><ul><li>Skin disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperthyroidism </li></ul><ul><...
PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Heart pounding </li></ul><ul><li>Bowel alterations </li></ul><ul><li>Stomach distress </li><...
PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Weakness </li></ul><ul><li>Fidgeting </li></ul><ul><li>Sweating </li></ul><ul><li>Anorexia <...
MENTAL STRESS <ul><li>Mental attitudes generally negative  </li></ul><ul><li>Mental lethargy  </li></ul><ul><li>Rarely dev...
MENTAL STRESS <ul><li>Difficulty in  concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Confusion </li></ul><ul><li>Rarely express your feeli...
MENTAL STRESS <ul><li>Fail to keep abreast of current events  </li></ul><ul><li>Mind is often in a whirl </li></ul><ul><li...
BURN OUT EFFECTS <ul><li>Complaints of fatigue, being overworked, exhaustion </li></ul><ul><li>Shows loss of enthusiasm, e...
Basic Guidelines For Coping <ul><li>Give yourself permission to feel anxious about whatever it is that is bothering you. B...
The Ten Commandments <ul><li>Thou shalt regularly do those things that are most enjoyable to thee without harming others o...
The Ten Commandments <ul><li>Thou shalt not take thyself so seriously </li></ul><ul><li>Thou shalt grant yourself the righ...
Remember <ul><li>The key to winning back your time is to be more effective at  being  rather than  doing </li></ul>
Remember  <ul><li>Albert Einstein didn’t remember his telephone number. He didn’t want to clutter his mind with informatio...
Remember <ul><li>You are more resourceful than you often acknowledge  and </li></ul><ul><li>You always have more options t...
How to manage STRESS <ul><li>Avoid FEAR-Fear is  F alse  E vidence  A ppearing  R eal. </li></ul><ul><li>Control Emotion-E...
Greatest Killers of Happiness <ul><li>Dissatisfaction of past </li></ul><ul><li>Distaste of present </li></ul><ul><li>Dist...
 
So Enjoy STRESS <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>
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  1. 1. STRESS MANAGEMENT C.Raghava Rao
  2. 4. What is S tress? <ul><li>Stress is a condition or feeling experienced when a person perceives that “demands exceed the personal and social resources the individual is able to mobilize.” </li></ul>
  3. 5. Stress Good or Bad <ul><li>Stress is not necessarily something bad. </li></ul><ul><li>it depends on how you take it. The stress of exhilarating, creative successful work beneficial, </li></ul><ul><li>while that of failure, humiliation or infection is detrimental. </li></ul>
  4. 6. What the result brings <ul><li>The biochemical effects of stress would be experienced irrespective of whether the situation is positive or negative. </li></ul><ul><li>These effects are harmful in long term if stress is sustained for long time. </li></ul>
  5. 7. Stress is psychological <ul><li>Stress is the by product of modern times and its aimless development makes it as part and parcel of life. </li></ul><ul><li>We are living under pressure and hence take pressure as pleasure and live with it. </li></ul><ul><li>Stress is the state of arousal with which body responds to such demands. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Response to stress <ul><li>Response to challenge is prompt, speedy and efficient. </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge releases energy-Energy creates strength-Strength results in fight or flee to the situation faced. </li></ul><ul><li>Stress itself is not dangerous. </li></ul><ul><li>If stress is persistent, energy released is not utilized then exhaustion and disease is the result. </li></ul>
  7. 9. What is the result of stress? <ul><li>Stress chemicals such as adrenaline which are helpful in certain situations will become harmful by raising B.P and undesired effects on mind and body. </li></ul><ul><li>TYPE-A :Impatient, ambitious, competitive, aggressive and hardworking, they set goals and demands of themselves and others. </li></ul><ul><li>TYPE-B: Equable, calm, relaxed, not overly ambitious and less risk from stress. </li></ul>
  8. 10. Stress is a bliss <ul><li>The mind is wavering it is its nature, it is involuntary - Control the wavering mind. </li></ul><ul><li>Body is voluntary-move it </li></ul>
  9. 11. Stress can’t be cured but … managed ! <ul><li>Action-oriented skills: We act on the problem or challenge and manage the stress. </li></ul><ul><li>Emotionally-oriented skills: in which we do not have the power to change the situation, but we can manage stress by changing the interpretation of the situation and the way we feel it. </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptance-oriented skill: While something has happened over which we have no emotional control, and where our focus must be surviving the stress. </li></ul>
  10. 12. Understanding & Managing Stress <ul><li>Life after death is all okay but what about life after birth? </li></ul><ul><li>The only time there is a total absence of stress is in death </li></ul><ul><li>Stress is essentially the rate of all the wear and tear caused by life </li></ul>
  11. 13. Symptoms of Stress <ul><li>Experience of sense of isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Suffer from loneliness </li></ul><ul><li>Frequently nag others </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of intimacy </li></ul><ul><li>Often distrustful </li></ul><ul><li>Seldom go out with family </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lash out at others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reduced contact with friends </li></ul><ul><li>Disturbed family relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to use people for personal gain </li></ul><ul><li>Harbour resentments </li></ul>
  12. 14. PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Depressed </li></ul><ul><li>Bored </li></ul><ul><li>Urge to cry </li></ul><ul><li>Urge to hide </li></ul><ul><li>Suspiciousness </li></ul><ul><li>Negative attitude/thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Loneliness </li></ul>
  13. 15. PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Anxious </li></ul><ul><li>Nervous </li></ul><ul><li>Worry </li></ul><ul><li>Nightmares </li></ul><ul><li>Helplessness </li></ul><ul><li>Confusion </li></ul>
  14. 16. PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Irritable </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings of unreality </li></ul><ul><li>Urge to run </li></ul><ul><li>Unable to concentrate </li></ul><ul><li>Lethargy </li></ul><ul><li>Decision making- both major & minor- becomes difficult </li></ul>
  15. 17. PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Excessive daydreaming about “getting away from it all” </li></ul><ul><li>Use of sleeping pills </li></ul><ul><li>Thoughts trail while speaking or writing </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden outbursts of temper or hostility </li></ul>
  16. 18. PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Hypertension </li></ul><ul><li>Coronary heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Migraine, tension headache </li></ul><ul><li>Ulcers </li></ul><ul><li>Asthmatic conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Chronic backaches </li></ul><ul><li>Arthritis </li></ul>
  17. 19. PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Allergies </li></ul><ul><li>Skin disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperthyroidism </li></ul><ul><li>Vertigo </li></ul><ul><li>More frequent infections </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual dysfunctions </li></ul>
  18. 20. PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Heart pounding </li></ul><ul><li>Bowel alterations </li></ul><ul><li>Stomach distress </li></ul><ul><li>Dizziness </li></ul><ul><li>Lingering cold </li></ul><ul><li>Dry mouth </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigue </li></ul>
  19. 21. PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS <ul><li>Weakness </li></ul><ul><li>Fidgeting </li></ul><ul><li>Sweating </li></ul><ul><li>Anorexia </li></ul><ul><li>Insomnia </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle tension </li></ul><ul><li>Generalized aches and pains </li></ul>
  20. 22. MENTAL STRESS <ul><li>Mental attitudes generally negative </li></ul><ul><li>Mental lethargy </li></ul><ul><li>Rarely develop new ideas </li></ul>
  21. 23. MENTAL STRESS <ul><li>Difficulty in concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Confusion </li></ul><ul><li>Rarely express your feelings through music, art, dance or writing </li></ul><ul><li>No intellectual relaxation </li></ul><ul><li>Make negative self-statements </li></ul>
  22. 24. MENTAL STRESS <ul><li>Fail to keep abreast of current events </li></ul><ul><li>Mind is often in a whirl </li></ul><ul><li>Rarely introduce innovations into work </li></ul><ul><li>Frequently suffer from forgetfulness </li></ul>
  23. 25. BURN OUT EFFECTS <ul><li>Complaints of fatigue, being overworked, exhaustion </li></ul><ul><li>Shows loss of enthusiasm, energy, drive, pep team spirit </li></ul><ul><li>Shows loss of imagination, creativity, refusal to take risks </li></ul>
  24. 26. Basic Guidelines For Coping <ul><li>Give yourself permission to feel anxious about whatever it is that is bothering you. But ask “How much anxiety is too much&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Try to pinpoint what it is you are anxious about. If you can't pinpoint it, don't worry too much about it and move on </li></ul><ul><li>Become aware of your body's symptoms. Don't let them scare you, let them talk to you </li></ul>
  25. 27. The Ten Commandments <ul><li>Thou shalt regularly do those things that are most enjoyable to thee without harming others or self </li></ul><ul><li>Thou shalt take time to physically relax or meditate daily </li></ul><ul><li>Thou shalt exercise aerobically 3-5 times each week </li></ul><ul><li>Thou shalt sleep 7-8 hours each night </li></ul>
  26. 28. The Ten Commandments <ul><li>Thou shalt not take thyself so seriously </li></ul><ul><li>Thou shalt grant yourself the right to make mistakes </li></ul><ul><li>Thou shalt share your feelings each day </li></ul><ul><li>Thou shalt eat a healthy, balanced diet </li></ul><ul><li>Thou shalt do the important things first </li></ul><ul><li>Thou shalt respect and express your own opinions </li></ul>
  27. 29. Remember <ul><li>The key to winning back your time is to be more effective at being rather than doing </li></ul>
  28. 30. Remember <ul><li>Albert Einstein didn’t remember his telephone number. He didn’t want to clutter his mind with information that could be accessed anytime </li></ul>
  29. 31. Remember <ul><li>You are more resourceful than you often acknowledge and </li></ul><ul><li>You always have more options than you know </li></ul>
  30. 32. How to manage STRESS <ul><li>Avoid FEAR-Fear is F alse E vidence A ppearing R eal. </li></ul><ul><li>Control Emotion-E (Energy) in motion.ie.Keep your energy flowing. </li></ul><ul><li>Train your mind to strain- then stress will not be there. </li></ul><ul><li>Minimize to take Desserts, it makes you Stressed. </li></ul><ul><li>Capability is nothing but Copability by which you can manage Stress. </li></ul>
  31. 33. Greatest Killers of Happiness <ul><li>Dissatisfaction of past </li></ul><ul><li>Distaste of present </li></ul><ul><li>Distrust of Future </li></ul><ul><li>HENCE </li></ul><ul><li>Plan for the Best Prepare for the Worst </li></ul><ul><li>Leave the Rest </li></ul>
  32. 35. So Enjoy STRESS <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>

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