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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. …

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. Are You Stressed?
  • 2. What is your definition of S T R E S S
  • 3. Stress is the body's reaction to a change that requires a physical, mental or emotional adjustment or response.
  • 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.  Worry  Tense  Tired  Frightened  Elated  Depressed  Anxious  Anger Stress Feelings
  • 6. The Body Reactions Increased gland activity Body poised for actionElevated blood pressure Increase heart beat/breath- Fight or flight respond Biological changes
  • 7. External Stressors  Social interaction  Organizational  Major life events  Physical environment  Daily hassles
  • 8. Physical Environment
  • 9. Social Interaction
  • 10. Organizational
  • 11. Major Life Events
  • 12. Daily Hassle
  • 13. Internal Stressors  Life Style choices  Negative self-talk  Mind traps  Personality traits
  • 14. Lifestyle Choices
  • 15. Negative Self Talks
  • 16. Mind Traps
  • 17. Personality Traits
  • 18. Kind of Stress (-) Stress (+) Stress
  • 19. Symptoms of Stress  Physical  Mental  Emotional  Behavioral
  • 20. Physical Symptoms  Sleep pattern change  Fatigue  Digestion changes  Loss of sexual drive  Headache  Infection  Infection  Dizziness  Fainting  Sweating trembling  Palpitation  Missed heartbeats
  • 21. Mental Symptoms  Lack of concentration  Memory lapse  Confusion  Difficulty in decision making  Disorientation  Panic attacks
  • 22. Emotional Symptoms  Bouts of depression  Impatience  Fit of rage  Tearfulness  Deterioration of personal hygiene and appearance
  • 23. Behavioral Symptoms  Appetite change  Eating disorder  Increased intake of alcohol or drugs  Restlessness  Hypochondria  Nail biting  Fidgeting habit
  • 24. ABC to Manage Stress  A – Awareness  B – Balance  C - Control
  • 25. A - Awareness  What causes you stress?  Why it causes you stress?  How do you react?  What level of stress you endure
  • 26. B - Balance  There is a fine line between POSITIVE and NEGATIVE stress  How much can you cope with before it turns negative?
  • 27. C - Control  What can you do to combat the negative effects of Stress?  How can you minimize the impact of Stressors?
  • 28. Change Your Behavior  Be assertive  Get organized  Ventilation  Humor  Diversion and distraction
  • 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. Assertive Skills  Maintain eye contact  Steady body language  Sit / stand with poise  Maintain voice modulation  Communicate concisely  I think/ I feel
  • 31. Benefits  High self- esteem  Lower self conscious  Less anxious  Manage emotions  Self appreciation  Self control
  • 32. Get Organized  Structured approach  Prioritize objectives  Don’t over-load your mind  Work-life balance
  • 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. Diversions & Distractions  Take time out  Get away from things  that bothers you  Think logically  Pragmatic approach  Calm down
  • 35. Change your Lifestyle  Diet  Smoking and alcohol  Exercise  Sound sleep  Leisure  Relaxation  Socialize

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