STRESS MANAGEMENT.               T.James Joseph.               Kottayam.Kerala..
STRESSEPIDEMIC OF THE 21st CENTURY.
WHAT IS STRESS ?Every day fact of life.Stress can be GOOD.But Excessivestress can be harmful..
TAJ MAHAL-STRESS OF     SHAJAHAN,.
BHAGAVAT GEETHA-STRESS OF ARJUNA.
LAST SUPPER-STRESS OF JESUS.
The body and mind    reaction to every day    demands and threats..
Career and familyresponsibilities willalways be demanding.  But managing stress   is all about taking charge:  of your tho...
STRESS_   EMPLOYEE_EMPLOYER  It is a mismatch between the expectations of bothindividual and organisation.    Stress not o...
STRESS DECREASES           PRODUCTIVITY.Desired results cannot be expected from  employees who are burnt out, exhausted  o...
STRESS HORMONES.When we believe we are indanger, the pituitary glandautomatically soundsan alarm by releasing a burst of a...
STRESSTwo Types.1.Eustress. NEGATIVE2,DISTRESS. POSITIVE.
POSITIVE STRESS.1.Enables concentration. .2.Increase Performance.3.Energise you in to action.
NEGATIVE STRESS.1.Loss of Motivation.2.Reduces effectiveness.  .3.Physical.Mental andBehavioural Problems.
.NEGATIVE STRESSDECREASESPRODUCTIVITY
STRESS         .
STRESSor KISS of death..
STRESSStress can be the spice of life or KISS of death..
Our goal is not to eliminate stress but to learn how tomanage and use it to help us..
STRESSORS.• External stressors.• Internal stressors.
EXTERNAL STRESSORS.Climate,Relationship problems,Disasters,Working conditions….
INTERNAL STRESSORS.Health Problems…..Mental Problems……Personal habbits…
STRESS.• Your work can be a  source of both external
STRESSORS.• LONG TERM.• SHORT TERM.
Fight or Fleee Short-term stressis the reaction to immediate threat,also known as thefight or flight response.
SHORT TERM              STRESSORS.Prepares you to fight or flee……
SHORT TERM      STRESSORS.Prepares youtofightOrflee……
LONG TERM STRESSORS.Which are ongoingand continuous,when the urge tofight or flight has been suppressed.
STRESS-THREATS.A threat of danger can bephysical, mental or social.A physical threat occurs when you believe that you will...
STRESS-Economic and     financial issues.• Stress is believed to        trigger 70% of visits         to doctors, and 85% ...
What makes you stressed.
What makes you stressed. 1.Financial Problems.
What makes you stressed.   1.Financial Problems.1.Struggle to make both ends meet.2.Greed.
Money…………….?
What makes you       stressed.2.Relationship Problems.
2.Relationship Problems.
3. Major Life Changes.     1.Transfer.
3. Major Life Changes.Promotion./Reversion.
3. Major Life Changes.        3. Marriage…
3. Major Life Changes.4.Migration….
3. Major Life Changes.           5.divorce….
3. Major Life Changes.   6.Death of Spouse.
3. Major Life Changes.7.loneliness….
3. Major Life Changes.8.Losing contact with loved ones….
What makes you    stressed.4. Job Related.
Job related stress.• Harassment, by anyone, not necessarily a persons manager• unreasonable deadline and targets.• lack of...
What makes you stressed.5. Health Problems.
What makes you stressed.6. Personal Habits.
Personal Habits:  Drinking.  Smoking,  Eating too much sugar or salt, getting overtired,   being pessimistic,   worrying a...
Personal Habits• Over eating/under eating.
7.Failures…..
8.Your mistakes…..LostOpportunities……..
9.WorryingAnticipating problemsthat never happen, thinking of bad possible  outcomes rather than good ones……..sangeerna
What makes you stressed.10. Mental problems- Negative thoughts.
10. Mental problems-Negative thoughts-Anger.
10. Mental problems- Negative thoughts.
10. Mental problems- Negative thoughts.     Gossiping..     Ggggggggg
10. Mental problems- Negative thoughts.    Cheating……
Negative thoughts.  Bitterness……
What makes you stressed.13.Perfectionist….
14.Competition.
15.People around you.
YOUR people•.
YOUR people.
SIGNS OF STRESS• The individual becomes anxious  about the outcomes and is  scared.• The person feels that he has  got som...
SIGNS OF STRESS• In an anxious state the person  does not want to be corrected  or interrupted.• He looks out for other ar...
SIGNS OF STRESS• During high level of Stress the  individual develops a negative frame  of mind and suffers from low self-...
During high level ofStress the individual             .develops a negativeframe of mind and           STRESSsuffers from l...
STRESS AND PRODUCTIVITY.                                .The individual does not have a focusedapproach and is not able to...
The person loose faith inhis capabilities and is afraidof the failures.
1.PHYSICAL SIGNS1.Increased Heart Beat,2.Tightened Muscles.3.Fatigue.4.Sleeplessness.5.Stomach or bowel upset.6.Sweating.7...
2.MENTAL SIGNS OF         STRESS1.Anxiety.2,Forgetfulness.3,Depression.4.Lack of interest.5.Lowered self esteem.6.Increase...
3.BEHAVIOURAL SIGNS .1.Hostility.2.Irritability.3.Under/Over eating.4.Lack of concentration.5.Memory Problems.6.SMOKING/DR...
Intellectual problems.•   Memory problems.•   Difficulty making decisions.•   Inability to concentrate.•   Confusion.•   S...
Organizational issues.•   Job dissatisfaction.•   Lower motivation.•   Low employee morale.•   Less organizational commitm...
Impact on HEALTH.1.Pain.2.Ulcers.3.Blood Pressure.4.STROKE.5.Heart attack.6,Cancer Etc.
Impact on HEALTH.Stress is now known tocontribute to heart disease; it causes hypertension and high blood   pressure, and ...
.
STRESSMANAGEMENT.
Stress management starts with identifying the sources of stress in your life. This isn’t as easy as it sounds. Your true s...
To identify your true sources of stress,look closely at your habits, attitude, and                 excuses:Until you accep...
Unhealthy ways of coping with stress • Smoking                 . •  Drinking too much •  Overeating or under eating •  Zon...
Learning healthier ways  to manage stress..1.Proper Thought.2.Proper Exercise.3.Proper Diet.4.Proper Breathing.5.Proper Re...
1.PROPER THOUGHT. You can either change the situation or    .change your reaction.When deciding which option to choose,it’...
1.ALTER STRESS.Express your feelingsinstead of bottling them up. Be willing to compromise.     Be more assertive.         ...
2.ADAPT TO STRESS.Reframe problems.  Look at the big picture.      Adjust your standards.          Focus on the positive. 
3.AVOID STRESS.Learn how to say “no” –   Avoid people who stress you out –   Take control of your environment –Tv        A...
4.ACCEPT STRESS.Don’t try to control the uncontrollable.     Look for the upside.          Share your feelings.           ...
Learning healthier ways to manage                stress   . Since everyone has a unique responseto stress, there is no “on...
2.PROPER EXERCISE.
EXERCISE AND STRESS.• Exercise increases blood flow to the  brain which is good for us. Exercises  also releases hormones,...
CONNECT…….EXERCISE…..DIET….HOBBIES.
2.PROPER DIET.• A proper balanced diet is  clearly essential, both to  avoid direct physical stress  causes via brain and ...
The RULE.The rule is simple and inescapable: eat and drink healthily, and avoid excessive intake of toxins, to reduce stre...
Balanced DIET improve diet - group Bvitamins and magnesium areimportant, but potentially soare all the other vitamins andm...
Vitamin BThe Vitamin B Group is particularly relevant to the brain, depression and stress susceptibility.Vitamin B1- defic...
Balanced DIET• Vitamin B6 is essential forneurotransmitter synthesis and  maintaining healthy nervous system;• B6 deficien...
Vitamin-C• Vitamin C is essentialto protect against stress too: it  maintains a healthy immune  system, which is important...
Vitamin. DVitamin D helps maintain healthy body condition, particularly bones and speed of fracture healing, which are dir...
Minerals.• Adequate intake of minerals are also  essential for a healthy body and  brain, and so for reducing stress  susc...
Balanced DIET• Processed foods are not as good for  you as fresh natural foods.• Fresh fruit and vegetables are good  for ...
Avoid JUNK FOOD.• .
.
Drink Water.• If you starve your body of water you will  function below your best - and you will  get stressed. Physically...
.
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Consult Your Doctor                   Regularly.Have thorough medical checkup at frequent intervals.
PROPER BREATHING.       Deep Breathing.  This is both a short and  long-term relaxation option.  for a quick way to destre...
Prana Yama.1. Put your right thumb on your right nostril2. Deeply inhale air using your left nostril3. Close your left nos...
Proper RELAXATION –              SLEEP.Having a good nights sleep is vital for a healthy mind and body.Napping during the ...
.
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Meditation.• Sit comfortably either on chair or in  Sukhasana on the floor. Cross your legs,  clasp your fingers.•  Take f...
Meditation.• Just be a pure witness or.  Thoughts may come in between. Just  witness the thoughts.•    Dont analyze, dont ...
Meditation.In-breath, out-breath.Just be with the Breath,just witness.Dont inhale or exhale consciously.Breath happens on ...
Meditation..Meditate for 30 to 45 minutes in onesitting.Feel relaxed, feel energetic, feel fresh.Close the session by slow...
.smile.
Silence and smile twopowerful toolsSmile is the way tosolve many problems.Silence is the way toavoid many problems.So alwa...
CRYING.Not much is known about thephysiology of crying and tears,although many find that crying -weeping proper tears - ha...
SEX• .
SEX• .
SEX• .
PROPER WORKING.
1.Time Management.      YESTERDAY is history.TOMORROW is a mystery.TODAY is a gift. Thats whyits called the               ...
Avoid Procrastination.
2.Accept Change.• If you are suffering from• work-related stress and its  beginning to affect, or already  affecting your ...
ACCEPT CHANGE.  You have only two options in  life  1) Accept  2) Change  1. Accept what you cant  change.  2. Change what...
3.DO THINGSDIFFERENTLY.
DIVERSION……Find time for hobbies&       entertainment.     .DIVERSION ____HOBBIES.
Enjoy MUSIC.
Tour• .
DIVERSION…ENTERTAINMENTS.Engage in Entertainments.
WATCHING TV…RADIO…    INTERNET…
do not be an addict…?• .
But do not be an addict…?• .
forgive.This is the most powerful aid to peace of mind. We often developill feelings inside our heart for the person who i...
forgive.
Don’t Compare…..
Mental Techniques     8.HAVE A SENSE OF         HUMOUR.• Humour is one of the greatest and  quickest devices for reducing ...
Mental Techniques         8.HUMOUR.• Between each dawn and setting sun,set aside some thing for FUN.
Mental Techniques           8.HUMOUR.• it distracts you from having a stressed  mindset.
Mental Techniques   8.HUMOUR.
HUMOUR.• Distraction is a simple effective de-  stressor - it takes your thoughts  away from the stress, and thereby  diff...
SHARE WITH OTHERS.Think really seriously about and talk with others, to identify the causes of the stress and take steps t...
SHARE YOUR WORRIES….
10.SHARE• .
Spirituality.“
-PRAYER-Oh God I have a big problem             Vs. Oh problem I have a big GOD
.•   T.J Joseph.•   Adhikarathil.•   S H Mount.•   Kottayam.
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stress management....stress can be the spice of life.......or it can be the  KISS of DEATH..
stress management....stress can be the spice of life.......or it can be the  KISS of DEATH..
stress management....stress can be the spice of life.......or it can be the  KISS of DEATH..
stress management....stress can be the spice of life.......or it can be the  KISS of DEATH..
stress management....stress can be the spice of life.......or it can be the  KISS of DEATH..
stress management....stress can be the spice of life.......or it can be the  KISS of DEATH..
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stress can be the spice of life.......or it can be the KISS of DEATH....An amazing presentation on stress management. Stress can be the spice of life or kiss of death. Mange stress by proper thinking,,,,proper breathing,,,,,proper diet,,,,,,proper relaxation.......proper working........ideal presentation for trainers......presented by T. James Joseph, Adhikarathil, Deputy Tahsildar, Kottayam...Mob-9447464502.

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  1. 1. STRESS MANAGEMENT. T.James Joseph. Kottayam.Kerala..
  2. 2. STRESSEPIDEMIC OF THE 21st CENTURY.
  3. 3. WHAT IS STRESS ?Every day fact of life.Stress can be GOOD.But Excessivestress can be harmful..
  4. 4. TAJ MAHAL-STRESS OF SHAJAHAN,.
  5. 5. BHAGAVAT GEETHA-STRESS OF ARJUNA.
  6. 6. LAST SUPPER-STRESS OF JESUS.
  7. 7. The body and mind reaction to every day demands and threats..
  8. 8. Career and familyresponsibilities willalways be demanding. But managing stress is all about taking charge: of your thoughts, emotions, schedule, and the way you deal with problems.
  9. 9. STRESS_ EMPLOYEE_EMPLOYER It is a mismatch between the expectations of bothindividual and organisation. Stress not only affects the physical, Psychological and financial balances of an employee but also the employers as well.
  10. 10. STRESS DECREASES PRODUCTIVITY.Desired results cannot be expected from employees who are burnt out, exhausted or stressed, as they loose their energy, accuracy and innovative thinking.Loose More Working days.Decrease in Production.Increase in COST.
  11. 11. STRESS HORMONES.When we believe we are indanger, the pituitary glandautomatically soundsan alarm by releasing a burst of adreno cortico tropic hormone (ACTH), which in turn signals the adrenal glands to release the “stress hormones” adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones, speed up reaction times, and temporarily boost our physical strength and agility while we decide whether to retreat or stand firm.
  12. 12. STRESSTwo Types.1.Eustress. NEGATIVE2,DISTRESS. POSITIVE.
  13. 13. POSITIVE STRESS.1.Enables concentration. .2.Increase Performance.3.Energise you in to action.
  14. 14. NEGATIVE STRESS.1.Loss of Motivation.2.Reduces effectiveness. .3.Physical.Mental andBehavioural Problems.
  15. 15. .NEGATIVE STRESSDECREASESPRODUCTIVITY
  16. 16. STRESS .
  17. 17. STRESSor KISS of death..
  18. 18. STRESSStress can be the spice of life or KISS of death..
  19. 19. Our goal is not to eliminate stress but to learn how tomanage and use it to help us..
  20. 20. STRESSORS.• External stressors.• Internal stressors.
  21. 21. EXTERNAL STRESSORS.Climate,Relationship problems,Disasters,Working conditions….
  22. 22. INTERNAL STRESSORS.Health Problems…..Mental Problems……Personal habbits…
  23. 23. STRESS.• Your work can be a source of both external
  24. 24. STRESSORS.• LONG TERM.• SHORT TERM.
  25. 25. Fight or Fleee Short-term stressis the reaction to immediate threat,also known as thefight or flight response.
  26. 26. SHORT TERM STRESSORS.Prepares you to fight or flee……
  27. 27. SHORT TERM STRESSORS.Prepares youtofightOrflee……
  28. 28. LONG TERM STRESSORS.Which are ongoingand continuous,when the urge tofight or flight has been suppressed.
  29. 29. STRESS-THREATS.A threat of danger can bephysical, mental or social.A physical threat occurs when you believe that you will be physically hurt.A social threat occurs when you believe you will be rejected, humiliated, embarrassed, or put down.A mental threat occurs when something makes you worry that you are going crazy or
  30. 30. STRESS-Economic and financial issues.• Stress is believed to trigger 70% of visits to doctors, and 85% of serious illnesses .• Increased Hospital Bill…• Low Productivity……
  31. 31. What makes you stressed.
  32. 32. What makes you stressed. 1.Financial Problems.
  33. 33. What makes you stressed. 1.Financial Problems.1.Struggle to make both ends meet.2.Greed.
  34. 34. Money…………….?
  35. 35. What makes you stressed.2.Relationship Problems.
  36. 36. 2.Relationship Problems.
  37. 37. 3. Major Life Changes. 1.Transfer.
  38. 38. 3. Major Life Changes.Promotion./Reversion.
  39. 39. 3. Major Life Changes. 3. Marriage…
  40. 40. 3. Major Life Changes.4.Migration….
  41. 41. 3. Major Life Changes. 5.divorce….
  42. 42. 3. Major Life Changes. 6.Death of Spouse.
  43. 43. 3. Major Life Changes.7.loneliness….
  44. 44. 3. Major Life Changes.8.Losing contact with loved ones….
  45. 45. What makes you stressed.4. Job Related.
  46. 46. Job related stress.• Harassment, by anyone, not necessarily a persons manager• unreasonable deadline and targets.• lack of effective communication and conflict resolution• lack of job security• long working hours .Work overload.• excessive time away from home and family• office politics and conflict among staff• a feeling that ones reward is not commensurate with ones responsibility.• working hours, responsibilities and pressures .
  47. 47. What makes you stressed.5. Health Problems.
  48. 48. What makes you stressed.6. Personal Habits.
  49. 49. Personal Habits: Drinking. Smoking, Eating too much sugar or salt, getting overtired, being pessimistic, worrying about your career, dwelling on past failures using negative self talk can all cause stress.
  50. 50. Personal Habits• Over eating/under eating.
  51. 51. 7.Failures…..
  52. 52. 8.Your mistakes…..LostOpportunities……..
  53. 53. 9.WorryingAnticipating problemsthat never happen, thinking of bad possible outcomes rather than good ones……..sangeerna
  54. 54. What makes you stressed.10. Mental problems- Negative thoughts.
  55. 55. 10. Mental problems-Negative thoughts-Anger.
  56. 56. 10. Mental problems- Negative thoughts.
  57. 57. 10. Mental problems- Negative thoughts. Gossiping.. Ggggggggg
  58. 58. 10. Mental problems- Negative thoughts. Cheating……
  59. 59. Negative thoughts. Bitterness……
  60. 60. What makes you stressed.13.Perfectionist….
  61. 61. 14.Competition.
  62. 62. 15.People around you.
  63. 63. YOUR people•.
  64. 64. YOUR people.
  65. 65. SIGNS OF STRESS• The individual becomes anxious about the outcomes and is scared.• The person feels that he has got something to loose or something wrong will take place.
  66. 66. SIGNS OF STRESS• In an anxious state the person does not want to be corrected or interrupted.• He looks out for other areas where he can forget about the stress-causing event for a while.• The person becomes• irritable and moody.
  67. 67. SIGNS OF STRESS• During high level of Stress the individual develops a negative frame of mind and suffers from low self- esteem.• The person loose faith in his capabilities and is afraid of the failures.• The individual does not have a focused approach and is not able to concentrate and is involved in his own plans and thoughts.
  68. 68. During high level ofStress the individual .develops a negativeframe of mind and STRESSsuffers from low self-esteem. STRESS
  69. 69. STRESS AND PRODUCTIVITY. .The individual does not have a focusedapproach and is not able to concentrate andis involved in his own plans and thoughts.
  70. 70. The person loose faith inhis capabilities and is afraidof the failures.
  71. 71. 1.PHYSICAL SIGNS1.Increased Heart Beat,2.Tightened Muscles.3.Fatigue.4.Sleeplessness.5.Stomach or bowel upset.6.Sweating.7.Change in eating habits.8.Restlessness.9.Body Aches.
  72. 72. 2.MENTAL SIGNS OF STRESS1.Anxiety.2,Forgetfulness.3,Depression.4.Lack of interest.5.Lowered self esteem.6.Increased anger.7.Excessive fear.
  73. 73. 3.BEHAVIOURAL SIGNS .1.Hostility.2.Irritability.3.Under/Over eating.4.Lack of concentration.5.Memory Problems.6.SMOKING/DRINKING.7.Poor Performance.
  74. 74. Intellectual problems.• Memory problems.• Difficulty making decisions.• Inability to concentrate.• Confusion.• Seeing only the negative.• Repetitive or racing thoughts. • Poor judgment.• Loss of objectivity.• Desire to escape or run away….
  75. 75. Organizational issues.• Job dissatisfaction.• Lower motivation.• Low employee morale.• Less organizational commitment,.• Lowered overall quality of work life.• Absenteeism, turnover.• Intention to leave the job,• Lower productivity, decreased quantity and quality of work.• Inability to make sound decisions.
  76. 76. Impact on HEALTH.1.Pain.2.Ulcers.3.Blood Pressure.4.STROKE.5.Heart attack.6,Cancer Etc.
  77. 77. Impact on HEALTH.Stress is now known tocontribute to heart disease; it causes hypertension and high blood pressure, and impairs the immune system.Stress is also linked to strokes, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), ulcers, diabetes, muscle and joint pain, miscarriage during pregnancy, allergies, alopecia and even premature tooth loss.
  78. 78. .
  79. 79. STRESSMANAGEMENT.
  80. 80. Stress management starts with identifying the sources of stress in your life. This isn’t as easy as it sounds. Your true sources of stress aren’t always obvious, and it’s all too easy to overlook your own stress-inducing thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. You may know that you’re constantly worried about work deadlines. But maybe it’s your procrastination, rather than the actual job demands, that leads to deadline stress.
  81. 81. To identify your true sources of stress,look closely at your habits, attitude, and excuses:Until you acceptresponsibility forthe role you play increating or maintaining it, your stress level will remain outsideyour control.
  82. 82. Unhealthy ways of coping with stress • Smoking . • Drinking too much • Overeating or under eating • Zoning out for hours in front of the TV or computer • Withdrawing from friends, family, and activities • Using pills or drugs to relax • Sleeping too much • Procrastinating • Filling up every minute of the day to avoid facing problems • Taking out your stress on others (lashing out, angry outbursts,
  83. 83. Learning healthier ways to manage stress..1.Proper Thought.2.Proper Exercise.3.Proper Diet.4.Proper Breathing.5.Proper Relaxation.6.Proper Working.
  84. 84. 1.PROPER THOUGHT. You can either change the situation or .change your reaction.When deciding which option to choose,it’s helpful to think of the four As:avoid, alter, adapt, or accept..
  85. 85. 1.ALTER STRESS.Express your feelingsinstead of bottling them up. Be willing to compromise.  Be more assertive.  Manage your time better. Focus on the positive.   
  86. 86. 2.ADAPT TO STRESS.Reframe problems. Look at the big picture.  Adjust your standards. Focus on the positive. 
  87. 87. 3.AVOID STRESS.Learn how to say “no” –  Avoid people who stress you out – Take control of your environment –Tv Avoid hot-button topics. Pare down your to-do list –
  88. 88. 4.ACCEPT STRESS.Don’t try to control the uncontrollable. Look for the upside.  Share your feelings. Learn to forgive.   
  89. 89. Learning healthier ways to manage stress . Since everyone has a unique responseto stress, there is no “one size fits all” solution to managing it..
  90. 90. 2.PROPER EXERCISE.
  91. 91. EXERCISE AND STRESS.• Exercise increases blood flow to the brain which is good for us. Exercises also releases hormones, and stimulates the nervous system in ways that are good for us. Exercise produces chemicals in the body such as beta- endorphin, which is proven to have a positive effect on how we feel.
  92. 92. CONNECT…….EXERCISE…..DIET….HOBBIES.
  93. 93. 2.PROPER DIET.• A proper balanced diet is clearly essential, both to avoid direct physical stress causes via brain and nervous system, and to reduce stress susceptibility resulting from poor health and condition.
  94. 94. The RULE.The rule is simple and inescapable: eat and drink healthily, and avoid excessive intake of toxins, to reduce stress susceptibility and stress itself.
  95. 95. Balanced DIET improve diet - group Bvitamins and magnesium areimportant, but potentially soare all the other vitamins andminerals: a balanced healthydiet is essential.
  96. 96. Vitamin BThe Vitamin B Group is particularly relevant to the brain, depression and stress susceptibility.Vitamin B1- deficiency is associated with depression and nervous system weakness ..B2- deficiency is associated with nervous system disorders and depression.B3- is essential for protein synthesis.healthy nervous system..
  97. 97. Balanced DIET• Vitamin B6 is essential forneurotransmitter synthesis and maintaining healthy nervous system;• B6 deficiency is associated with depression and dementia.• B12 deficiency is associated with peripheral nerve degeneration, dementia, and depression
  98. 98. Vitamin-C• Vitamin C is essentialto protect against stress too: it maintains a healthy immune system, which is important for reducing stress susceptibility (we are more likely to suffer from stress when we are ill, and we are more prone to illness when our immune system is weak).
  99. 99. Vitamin. DVitamin D helps maintain healthy body condition, particularly bones and speed of fracture healing, which are directly linked to stress susceptibility.
  100. 100. Minerals.• Adequate intake of minerals are also essential for a healthy body and brain, and so for reducing stress susceptibility.
  101. 101. Balanced DIET• Processed foods are not as good for you as fresh natural foods.• Fresh fruit and vegetables are good for you.• Drink enough water.
  102. 102. Avoid JUNK FOOD.• .
  103. 103. .
  104. 104. Drink Water.• If you starve your body of water you will function below your best - and you will get stressed. Physically and mentally.• You must keep your body properly hydrated by regularly drinking water (most people need 4-8 glasses of water a day).
  105. 105. .
  106. 106. .
  107. 107. Consult Your Doctor Regularly.Have thorough medical checkup at frequent intervals.
  108. 108. PROPER BREATHING. Deep Breathing. This is both a short and long-term relaxation option. for a quick way to destress,Take 10 deep breaths.Focus on breathing in through your noseand out through your mouth.As you exhale, imagine all of your stressand worries flowing out of your body.
  109. 109. Prana Yama.1. Put your right thumb on your right nostril2. Deeply inhale air using your left nostril3. Close your left nostril with your right index finger and hold breath for few seconds.4. Exhale through left nostril.5. Do it similarly with left nostril closing right nostril .6. Now inhale through left nostril, hold breath and exhale .through right nostril and do the other way .7. Practice few times .
  110. 110. Proper RELAXATION – SLEEP.Having a good nights sleep is vital for a healthy mind and body.Napping during the day is also healthy. It recharges and energises, relaxes, and helps to wipe the brain of pressures and unpleasant feelings.
  111. 111. .
  112. 112. .
  113. 113. Meditation.• Sit comfortably either on chair or in Sukhasana on the floor. Cross your legs, clasp your fingers.• Take few deep breaths. Relax. Slowly close your eyes. Do nothing. Just watch within Watch stillness within. Relax. No analysis, no judgment, nothing.
  114. 114. Meditation.• Just be a pure witness or. Thoughts may come in between. Just witness the thoughts.• Dont analyze, dont negate and don’t energize the thought. Allow it to pass. Let it go. You may start witnessing the breath in its normal flow.
  115. 115. Meditation.In-breath, out-breath.Just be with the Breath,just witness.Dont inhale or exhale consciously.Breath happens on its own.Just witness the breath or thought orsilence or emptiness within.
  116. 116. Meditation..Meditate for 30 to 45 minutes in onesitting.Feel relaxed, feel energetic, feel fresh.Close the session by slowlyopening your eyes.Sit in silence for few more minutes. Then come out.
  117. 117. .smile.
  118. 118. Silence and smile twopowerful toolsSmile is the way tosolve many problems.Silence is the way toavoid many problems.So always have aSilent Smile.
  119. 119. CRYING.Not much is known about thephysiology of crying and tears,although many find that crying -weeping proper tears - has apowerful helpful effect on stresslevels.
  120. 120. SEX• .
  121. 121. SEX• .
  122. 122. SEX• .
  123. 123. PROPER WORKING.
  124. 124. 1.Time Management. YESTERDAY is history.TOMORROW is a mystery.TODAY is a gift. Thats whyits called the PRESENT!!
  125. 125. Avoid Procrastination.
  126. 126. 2.Accept Change.• If you are suffering from• work-related stress and its beginning to affect, or already affecting your health, stop to think: why are you taking this risk with your body and mind? Lifes short enough as it is; illness is all around us; why make matters worse? Commit to change before one day change is forced upon you.
  127. 127. ACCEPT CHANGE. You have only two options in life 1) Accept 2) Change 1. Accept what you cant change. 2. Change what you cant accept.
  128. 128. 3.DO THINGSDIFFERENTLY.
  129. 129. DIVERSION……Find time for hobbies& entertainment. .DIVERSION ____HOBBIES.
  130. 130. Enjoy MUSIC.
  131. 131. Tour• .
  132. 132. DIVERSION…ENTERTAINMENTS.Engage in Entertainments.
  133. 133. WATCHING TV…RADIO… INTERNET…
  134. 134. do not be an addict…?• .
  135. 135. But do not be an addict…?• .
  136. 136. forgive.This is the most powerful aid to peace of mind. We often developill feelings inside our heart for the person who insults us orharms us.We nurture grievances. This in turn results in loss of sleep,development of stomach ulcers, and high blood pressure. Thisinsult or injury was done once, but nourishing of grievance goeson forever by constantly remembering it. Get over this bad habit. Life is too short to waste in such trifles.Forgive, Forget, and march on. Love flourishes in giving andforgiving.
  137. 137. forgive.
  138. 138. Don’t Compare…..
  139. 139. Mental Techniques 8.HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOUR.• Humour is one of the greatest and quickest devices for reducing stress.
  140. 140. Mental Techniques 8.HUMOUR.• Between each dawn and setting sun,set aside some thing for FUN.
  141. 141. Mental Techniques 8.HUMOUR.• it distracts you from having a stressed mindset.
  142. 142. Mental Techniques 8.HUMOUR.
  143. 143. HUMOUR.• Distraction is a simple effective de- stressor - it takes your thoughts away from the stress, and thereby diffuses the stressful feelings.
  144. 144. SHARE WITH OTHERS.Think really seriously about and talk with others, to identify the causes of the stress and take steps to remove, reduce them or remove yourself (the stressed person) from the situation that causes the stress.
  145. 145. SHARE YOUR WORRIES….
  146. 146. 10.SHARE• .
  147. 147. Spirituality.“
  148. 148. -PRAYER-Oh God I have a big problem Vs. Oh problem I have a big GOD
  149. 149. .• T.J Joseph.• Adhikarathil.• S H Mount.• Kottayam.
  150. 150. .• .

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