Awareness of current stress level Recognize personal stress factors Learn to turn stress into a positive Discover ways to relieve stress
Pre-Work Shop Stress Questionnaire Results Group C Hesitant Approach Group A Direct Approach Group B Methodical Approach
In groups of two or three. Create an object/objects that symbolizes stress. Be ready to present your ideas! Activity
Let’s talk about stress….
Let’s talk about stress…. Workplace stress related to absenteeism, reduced productivity and worker’s compensation benefits costs the American Industry more than $300 Billion annually. Stress has been linked to sixleading causes of death 75-90% of visits to the doctor are stress related 43% of adults experience adverse health effects OSHA declared stress a hazardin the work place
What is stress?
Acondition or feeling experienced when a person perceives that demands exceed their personal and professional ability to cope.
What are the sources?
Within the organization (Volt)? Within teams? Within others? Within yourself?
Impacts of Stress Stress, Anxiety and Depression Domestic and Social Problems Physical Complaints Drug and Alcohol Abuse Crime, Violence and Suicide
Bargaining Depression Embrace &Commit Anger Acceptance Denial Emotional Energy Kubler-Ross Source: Kulber-Ross Source: Linkage Inc. William Bridges
Employee Assistance Program What is it? What does it cost? How do I contact them?
Go on-line: www.my-life-resource.com Login Information: Username: hmsa Password: myresource Or call: 1-800-767-5320 Contact
Two Key Behaviors Hardiness Hardiness is a protective or preventive factor against stress.
Two Key Behaviors Hardiness Hardiness is a protective or preventive factor against stress. Resilience Resilience refers to the to rapidly and effectively rebound from adverse psychological or environmental events.
Commitment Challenge Control Elements of Hardiness
Problem Solving & Stress Management Persistence & Optimism Self Esteem Elements of Resilience
Hardiness Resilience Sound Mind & Healthy Body
“The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort &conveniencebut how he stands at times ofcontroversy&challenges.” Martin Luther King, Jr.