Manage Stress Presented by: CHRISTINA JOHN Date: 23 Feb 2011 Glenroy Neighbourhood Learning Centre 1 C:Documents and SettingsChristina.HomeMy Documents
BSBATSIL410B:Manage Stress Element 1: Develop ways of preventing stress: 1.1 Include in consideration spiritual, emotional, cultural and social well being 1.2 Pinpoint and list the main areas of responsibility and activity associated with stress 1.3 Implement stress reeducation strategies 2
What is Stress? Stress is your mind and body’s response or reaction to a real or imagined threat, event or change 3
Stress related terms Anxiety Tension Fear Panic Unconscious Anxiety 4
Stressors Stress can be caused by: Work Family Relationships Finances Health/illness Environment Living Situation 5
Is STRESS good or bad for us ? Some amount of stress is essential for us to excel in life. This is good stress or “Positive stress”. But when stress is too much then it reduces performance. This is bad stress or “Negative stress”. 6
Positive Stress 7 Positive stress occurs when your level of stress is high enough to motivate you to move into action to get things accomplished.
Negative stress 8 Negative stress occurs when your level of stress is either too high or too low and your body and/or mind begin to respond negatively to the stressors.
Manage Stress Why do we Manage Stress?….. How do we manage Stress?…… 13
STRESS RELIEF STRATEGIES GET PHYSICAL 1. Relax neck and shoulders 2. Take a stretch 3. Get a massage 4. Healthy food habits 5. Exercise GET MENTAL 6. Count to 10 7. Control your thoughts 8. Congratulate yourself 9. Ignore the problem if appropriate 10. Talk to a counselor 14
STRESS RELIEF STRATEGIES GET SPIRITUAL 10. Meditate 11. Pray 12. Remember your purpose USE YOUR BODY AND MIND TOGETHER 13. Take a break 14. Try to relax 15. Try yoga 16. Try aroma therapy 17. Laugh DEVELOP NEW SKILLS 18. Prioritize daily tasks 19. Learn something new everyday 20. Practice a hobby 15
Further Reference: More information on Manage Stress found in the following links:
What is Stress” Web Site. http//www.teachhealth.com
How to reduce and relieve stress “Web Site. http//www.family.com
“Stress Relievers” Web Site. http//www.residentassistant.com
“Massage” Downing, G. (1972). Massage Book. New York: Random House.
“Aromatherapy” Web Site. http//www/aromaweb.com/articles/wharoma.as
“Yoga” Web Site. http//www.kevala.co.uk/yoga/overview.htr