Are You
Stressed?
What is your definition of
S T R E S S
Stress is the body's reaction to a
change that requires a
physical, mental or emotional
adjustment or response.
Stress can come from any situation or thought that
makes you feel frustrated, angry, nervous, or
anxious.
Stress is caused...
 Worry
 Tense
 Tired
 Frightened
 Elated
 Depressed
 Anxious
 Anger
Stress Feelings
The Body Reactions
Increased
gland activity
Body poised
for actionElevated blood
pressure
Increase heart
beat/breath-
Figh...
External Stressors
 Social interaction
 Organizational
 Major life events
 Physical environment
 Daily hassles
Physical Environment
Social Interaction
Organizational
Major Life Events
Daily Hassle
Internal Stressors
 Life Style choices
 Negative self-talk
 Mind traps
 Personality traits
Lifestyle Choices
Negative Self Talks
Mind Traps
Personality Traits
Kind of Stress
(-) Stress
(+) Stress
Symptoms of Stress
 Physical
 Mental
 Emotional
 Behavioral
Physical Symptoms
 Sleep pattern change
 Fatigue
 Digestion changes
 Loss of sexual drive
 Headache
 Infection
 Inf...
Mental Symptoms
 Lack of concentration
 Memory lapse
 Confusion
 Difficulty in decision
making
 Disorientation
 Pani...
Emotional Symptoms
 Bouts of depression
 Impatience
 Fit of rage
 Tearfulness
 Deterioration of personal hygiene and ...
Behavioral Symptoms
 Appetite change
 Eating disorder
 Increased intake of
alcohol or drugs
 Restlessness
 Hypochondr...
ABC to Manage Stress
 A – Awareness
 B – Balance
 C - Control
A - Awareness
 What causes you stress?
 Why it causes you stress?
 How do you react?
 What level of stress you endure
B - Balance
 There is a fine line between POSITIVE
and NEGATIVE stress
 How much can you cope with before
it turns negat...
C - Control
 What can you do to combat the
negative effects of Stress?
 How can you minimize the impact of
Stressors?
Change Your Behavior
 Be assertive
 Get organized
 Ventilation
 Humor
 Diversion and
distraction
Equality & Basic Rights
 Right to express my feelings
 Right to express my opinion
 Right to say yes/no
 Right to chan...
Assertive Skills
 Maintain eye contact
 Steady body language
 Sit / stand with poise
 Maintain voice modulation
 Comm...
Benefits
 High self- esteem
 Lower self conscious
 Less anxious
 Manage emotions
 Self appreciation
 Self control
Get Organized
 Structured approach
 Prioritize objectives
 Don’t over-load your mind
 Work-life balance
Humour
 Good stress- reducer
 Applies at home and work
 Relieves muscular tension
 Improves breathing
 Pumps endorphi...
Diversions & Distractions
 Take time out
 Get away from things
 that bothers you
 Think logically
 Pragmatic approach...
Change your Lifestyle
 Diet
 Smoking and alcohol
 Exercise
 Sound sleep
 Leisure
 Relaxation
 Socialize
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It may seem that there’s nothing you can do about stress. The bills won’t stop coming, there will never be more hours in the day, and your career and family responsibilities will always be demanding. But you have more control than you might think. In fact, the simple realization that you’re in control of your life is the foundation of stress management. Managing stress is all about taking charge: of your thoughts, emotions, schedule, and the way you deal with problems

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  1. 1. Are You Stressed?
  2. 2. What is your definition of S T R E S S
  3. 3. Stress is the body's reaction to a change that requires a physical, mental or emotional adjustment or response.
  4. 4. Stress can come from any situation or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, nervous, or anxious. Stress is caused by an existing stress-causing factor or "stressor”.
  5. 5.  Worry  Tense  Tired  Frightened  Elated  Depressed  Anxious  Anger Stress Feelings
  6. 6. The Body Reactions Increased gland activity Body poised for actionElevated blood pressure Increase heart beat/breath- Fight or flight respond Biological changes
  7. 7. External Stressors  Social interaction  Organizational  Major life events  Physical environment  Daily hassles
  8. 8. Physical Environment
  9. 9. Social Interaction
  10. 10. Organizational
  11. 11. Major Life Events
  12. 12. Daily Hassle
  13. 13. Internal Stressors  Life Style choices  Negative self-talk  Mind traps  Personality traits
  14. 14. Lifestyle Choices
  15. 15. Negative Self Talks
  16. 16. Mind Traps
  17. 17. Personality Traits
  18. 18. Kind of Stress (-) Stress (+) Stress
  19. 19. Symptoms of Stress  Physical  Mental  Emotional  Behavioral
  20. 20. Physical Symptoms  Sleep pattern change  Fatigue  Digestion changes  Loss of sexual drive  Headache  Infection  Infection  Dizziness  Fainting  Sweating trembling  Palpitation  Missed heartbeats
  21. 21. Mental Symptoms  Lack of concentration  Memory lapse  Confusion  Difficulty in decision making  Disorientation  Panic attacks
  22. 22. Emotional Symptoms  Bouts of depression  Impatience  Fit of rage  Tearfulness  Deterioration of personal hygiene and appearance
  23. 23. Behavioral Symptoms  Appetite change  Eating disorder  Increased intake of alcohol or drugs  Restlessness  Hypochondria  Nail biting  Fidgeting habit
  24. 24. ABC to Manage Stress  A – Awareness  B – Balance  C - Control
  25. 25. A - Awareness  What causes you stress?  Why it causes you stress?  How do you react?  What level of stress you endure
  26. 26. B - Balance  There is a fine line between POSITIVE and NEGATIVE stress  How much can you cope with before it turns negative?
  27. 27. C - Control  What can you do to combat the negative effects of Stress?  How can you minimize the impact of Stressors?
  28. 28. Change Your Behavior  Be assertive  Get organized  Ventilation  Humor  Diversion and distraction
  29. 29. Equality & Basic Rights  Right to express my feelings  Right to express my opinion  Right to say yes/no  Right to change my mind  Right to be ME
  30. 30. Assertive Skills  Maintain eye contact  Steady body language  Sit / stand with poise  Maintain voice modulation  Communicate concisely  I think/ I feel
  31. 31. Benefits  High self- esteem  Lower self conscious  Less anxious  Manage emotions  Self appreciation  Self control
  32. 32. Get Organized  Structured approach  Prioritize objectives  Don’t over-load your mind  Work-life balance
  33. 33. Humour  Good stress- reducer  Applies at home and work  Relieves muscular tension  Improves breathing  Pumps endorphins into the  blood stream  Body’s natural pain-killer
  34. 34. Diversions & Distractions  Take time out  Get away from things  that bothers you  Think logically  Pragmatic approach  Calm down
  35. 35. Change your Lifestyle  Diet  Smoking and alcohol  Exercise  Sound sleep  Leisure  Relaxation  Socialize

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