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DHRUV BHIKHA STRESS PRESENTATION

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  • 1. Personal Stress
    Personally I think the most stressful thing on me is preparing for an exam and getting stressed on how much I have studied or how much I haven't studied. Another stressful issue I have is people not arriving on time and thinking to my self “ I am going to be late for this event, what if this happens.”
  • 2. Presentation Outline
    Part 1 – Stress in General
    Part 2 - Stress at Work
    Part 3 – Stress Management
  • 3. Stress in General
  • 4. Legal Overview
    HEALTH AND SAFETY IN EMPLOYMENT ACT 1992 (sect 6)
    Every employer shall take all practicable steps to ensure the safety of employees while at work
    HEALTH AND SAFETY IN EMPLOYMENT ACT 1992 (sect 7)
    Every employer shall ensure that there are in place effective methods for identifying existing hazards, and (if possible before they arise) new hazards to employees at work.
  • 5. WHAT IS STRESS ?
    Stress is a feeling that creates when we react to particular events. Its the body’s way of rising to a challenge and preparing to meet tough situation with focus strength stamina and heighted alertness.
    The events that provoke stress is called stressors, they cover a whole range of situations, such as good stress and bad stress.
  • 6. STRESS FEELINGS
    When you are stressed out there are many feelings and different types of emotions. You can feel jealousy, anger, nervous, Paranoid, worried and get very defensive. This can effect how people feel about you and your work.
  • 7. TYPES OF STRESSORS
    Concerns about weight
    Work stress
    Financial stress
    Health of a family member
    Things to do on your mind
    Maintenance of the house
    Paying bills
  • 8. NEGATIVE STRESS
    Negative stress is bad stress and can have very bad effects on your body, people around you and your work. The effects stress has on you can be Emotional, physical and behavioural. Some of those effects are
    Depression
    Sleeping badly
    Muscle tension
    Body language to others
    Concentration and Memory
    Weight
  • 9. POSITIVE STRESS
    There can also be positive stress this can normally happen when you are very nervous about an up coming meeting or game or job interview. This is good though as it makes you want to perform that extra 10% and could result in you winning or getting the job or promotion.
  • 10. Systems of Stress
    Physical symptoms
    Mental symptoms
    Behavioural symptoms
    Emotional symptoms
  • 11. Aches and pains
    Diarrhoea or constipation
    Nausea, dizziness
    Chest pain, rapid heartbeat
    Loss of sex drive
    Frequent colds
    Physical Symptoms
  • 12. MENTAL SYMPTOMS
    Anger
    Anxiety
    Apathy
    Cynicism
    Defensiveness
    Depression
    Difficulty concentrating
    Feelings of helplessness, hopelessness or worthlessness
    Feelings of being misunderstood or unappreciated
    Hypersensitivity
    Insecurity
    Irritability
    Lack of direction
    Pessimism
    Resentment
    Sadness
    Insomnia
    Isolation or withdrawal from others
    Lessened enjoyment of activities that were once pleasurable
    Loss of appetite or, in contrast, overeating
    Loss of sexual desire
    Procrastination
  • 13. BEHAVIOURAL SYMPTOMS
    Stress can have effects on your behaviour such as:
    Increased smoking
    Increased use of alcohol or drugs
    Nail biting
    Neglect of responsibility
    Poor job performance
    Unusually poor hygiene
    Eating more or less
  • 14. EMOTIONAL SYMPTOMS
    Stress can have effects on your behaviour such as:
    Anxiety
    Restlessness
    Worrying
    Irritability
    Depression
    Sadness
    Anger
    Feeling insecure
    Lack of focus
    Burnout
    Forgetfulness
  • 15. STRESS RELATED ILLNESSES
    Stress is not the same as ill-health, but has been related to such illnesses as;
    heart disease
    chronic fatigue
    anxiety attacks
    mood swings
    psychological distress
    depression
    sleep problems
    high blood pressure
    eating disorders
  • 16. COSTS OF STRESS
    80% of all modern diseases have their origins in stress.
    In the UK, 40 million working days per year are lost directly from stress - related illness.
    Costs in absenteeism to British industry is estimated at £1.5 billion pounds per year.
  • 17. Stress at Work
    Stress at work can always be very hectic, as there may be lots of work to do and you just don't know where to start. Ways to reduce stress levels at work is, organise the work load evenly and plan what project, presentation you are going to start on and plan the time evenly.
  • 18. FACTORS INFLUENCING WORK STRESS
    The drive for success
    Changing work patterns
    Working conditions
    Overwork
    Under-work
    Uncertainty
    Conflict
    Responsibility
    Relationships at work
    Change at work
  • 19. Stress Management
  • 20. Causes of Stress
    Internal Stresses
    External Stresses
    Inability to accept uncertainty
    Negative self-talk
    Unrealistic expectations
    Perfectionism
    Lack of assertiveness
    Major life changes
    Work
    Relationship difficulties
    Financial problems
    Being too busy
    Children and family 
  • 21. External Stresses - Organisational
    Company take over
    Reductions / layoffs
    Major reorganisation
    Company sale / relocation
    Employee benefit cuts
    Mandatory overtime required
    Little input into decisions
    Mistake consequences severe
    Workloads vary
    Fast paced work
    React to changes
    Advancement difficult
    Red tape delays jobs
    Insufficient resources
    Pay below going rate
    Technology changes
    Employee benefits poor
    Workplace conditions
    Consistent poor performance
  • 22. External Stresses - Major Life Events
    Major life events can happen to a lot of people and it is not good what they go through, these are some examples of events:
    Death of a loved one
    Marriage
    New house
    Pregnancy
  • 23. Internal Stress
    Internal factors contributing to stress are:
    Unrealistic expectations
    Perfectionism
    Lack of assertiveness
    Sleepy
    Frustration
    Anxiety
  • 24. The best way to keep stress in control is, always keep a cool mind and think out side the box. And different types of learning methods to control stress.
    Always relax
    Get a lot of sleep
    Doing regular exercise can always help
    STRESS CONTROL
  • 25. Change your self-confidence and self-esteem
    Change your anger management
    Change your relaxation and sleep
    Change your perception-based strategies
    Change your action-based strategies
    Stress Management Techniques
  • 26. Summary
    Build your resilience by:
    Believe that you will succeed if you keep working towards your goal
    Have strong relationships with family and friends
    Take actions to solve problems that is getting to you
    Believe that you will succeed, and work towards your goal
    Ask for help if you are not understanding a problem

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