If you answered the following:A It means you are a very active and reliable person. You address problems by dealing with them directly instead of letting things resolve themselves. It’s most likely that your stress coping mechanism is turning stress into a positive stress which allows you to benefit from it while dealing with it at the same time.B You’re most likely a very relaxed, laid back person and logical individual. You take your time with things, minimizing chances of error on your part. This methodological approach to things allow you to root out most problems before they become problems. Caution as this can become too passive of an approach.C You most likely tend to internalize stress and would be more stress free if you worked on new mechanisms for dealing with outside stress factors.
Examples of objects created. For the workshop you can have participants do play dough or crayons and paper will work. Participants really enjoyed the play dough.Dollar SignsPeopleChildrenHammersAnimals
Let’s talk about stress….<br />Workplace stress related to absenteeism, reduced productivity and <br />worker’s compensation benefits costs the American Industry more than<br />$300 Billion annually.<br />Stress has been linked to sixleading causes of death<br />75-90% of visits to the doctor are stress related<br />43% of adults experience adverse health effects<br />OSHA declared stress a hazardin the work place<br />
Two Key Behaviors<br />Hardiness<br />Hardiness is a protective or preventive factor against stress. <br />
Two Key Behaviors<br />Hardiness<br />Hardiness is a protective or preventive factor against stress. <br />Resilience<br />Resilience refers to the to rapidly and effectively rebound from adverse psychological or environmental events. <br />
Commitment<br />Challenge<br />Control<br />Elements of Hardiness<br />
Problem Solving & Stress Management<br />Persistence & Optimism<br />Self<br />Esteem<br />Elements of Resilience<br />
Hardiness<br />Resilience<br />Sound Mind & Healthy Body<br />