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STRESS can be the Kiss of DEATH ...................or it can be the spice of LIFE...ppt uploaded by T James joseph Adhikarathil- mob 9447464502

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  • 2. WHAT IS STRESSEvery day fact of life.Stress can be GOODBut Excessive stress can be harmful..
  • 3. WHAT IS STRESSThe body and mind reaction to every day demands and threats.
  • 5. POSITIVE STRESS1,Enables concentration.2.Increase Performance.3.Energise you in to action.
  • 6. NEGATIVE STRESS1.Loss of Motivation.2.Reduces effectiveness,3.Physical.Mental and Behavioural Problems.
  • 7. Negative stress is harmful. ………………………
  • 8. STRESS ManagementOur goal is not to eliminate stress but to learn how to manage and use it to help us.Stress can be the spice of life or the KISS of death.
  • 9. What makes you stressed.1.Financial Problem.
  • 10. What makes you stressed.2.Relationship Problems.
  • 11. What makes you stressed.3.Major Life Changes.
  • 12. What makes you stressed.The only thing constant in life is change. The moment you adjust yourself to the changed environment, another change rolls in.New bosses or colleagues, promotions, new offices,New residence, new policies, directions or procedures can
  • 13. What makes you stressed.4. Job Related.
  • 14. Job related stress.The type of work which person does has a lot to do with the person’s general stress level.Eg- Village officer. Tahsildar-
  • 15. Job related stress.• Pressure to work for long hours• Job characteristics• Conflicting job demands• Unclear job expectations• Pressure of responsibility• Time pressures• Lack of resources to perform job• Lack of information• Lack of collaboration• Relationships with subordinates• Working conditions• Insufficient training• Work overload• Poor fit between abilities and skills
  • 16. What makes you stressed.5. Health Problems.
  • 17. Personal Habits:Drinking.Smoking,Eating too much sugar or salt, gettingovertired, being pessimistic, worrying about your career, dwelling onpast failures using negative self talk canall cause stress.
  • 18. What makes you stressed.7.Perfectionist
  • 19. 100% Factor• Many of us try too hard for perfection and are disappointed if we fall short.• You may be just one percent off the mark. You ignore the ninety nine percent correct. You dwell on that one percent, and are upset because you were not perfect.
  • 20. What makes you stressed.8.People around you
  • 21. YOUR people• The people around you also cause stress.• Conflict, confrontation, blaming you, spreading rumors, backstabbing, not fulfilling agreements, not giving recognition for a job well done, all cause stress.
  • 22. What makes you stressed.9.Negative Thinking
  • 23. YOUR peopleOther ways to invite stress is anticipating problems that never happen, thinking of bad possible outcomes rather than good ones.
  • 24. Your Response.1.Accept.2.Avoid.3,Alter.4.Adapt to.
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. PHYSICAL SIGNS OF STRESS1.Increased Heart Beat,2.Tightened Muscles.3.Fatigue.4.Sleeplessness.5.Stomach or bowel upset.6.Sweating.7.Change in eating habits.8.Reslessness.9.Body Aches.
  • 29. PHYSICAL SIGNS OF STRESS1.Increased Heart Beat,2.Tightened Muscles.3.Fatigue.4.Sleeplessness.5.Stomach or bowel upset.6.Sweating.7.Change in eating habits.8.Reslessness.9.Body Aches.
  • 30. MENTAL SIGNS OF STRESS1.Anxiety.2,Forgetfulness.3,Depression.4.Lack of interest.5.Lowered self esteem.6.Increased anger.7.Excessive fear.
  • 31. BEHAVIOURAL SIGNS OF STRESS1.Hostility.2.Irritability.3.Under/Over eating.4.Lack of concentration.5.Memory Problems.6.SMOKING/DRINKING.7.Poor Performance.
  • 32. 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….
  • 33. Unwanted Feelings.1. Job dissatisfaction.2. Lower motivation.3. Low employee morale.4. Less organizational commitment,.5. Lowered overall quality of work life.6. Absenteeism, turnover.7. Intention to leave the job,8. Lower productivity, decreased quantity and quality of work.9. Inability to make sound decisions.
  • 34. Impact on HEALTH.1.Pain.2.Ulcers.3.Blood Pressure.4.STROKE.
  • 35. Mental Techniques.1.Time Managent is life Management.1. Manage time2. Give priority to the most important tasks and do those first3. Schedule time for both work and recreation4. Delegate tasks and break up big projects ,,,
  • 36. STRESS MANAGEMENT.Time, and time again To realize the value of ONE YEAR, ask a student who failed his exams... To realize the value of ONE MONTH, ask a mother who gave birth to a premature baby... To realize the value of ONE WEEK, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper... To realize the value of ONE DAY, ask a daily wage laborer...
  • 37. STRESS MANAGEMENT. Time managementTo realize the value of ONE HOUR, ask the lovers who are waiting to meet... To realize the value of ONE MINUTE, ask a person who missed the train... To realize the value of ONE SECOND, ask a person who just avoided an accident... To realize the value of ONE MILLISECOND, ask the person who won a silver medal in the Olympics...Treasure every moment that you have!!
  • 38. STRESS MANAGEMENT. Work Place Techniques.YESTERDAY is history. TOMORROW is a mystery. TODAY is a gift. Thats why its called the PRESENT!!
  • 39. STRESS MANAGEMENT. Mental Techniques.2.Organise your Activities.Avoid Procrastination………Give priority…………….Delegate effectively………….
  • 40. Avoid Procrastination.
  • 41. STRESS MANAGEMENT. Mental Techniques.3.Change your attitude.Think for the BEST Work for the BEST……and Expect the BEST
  • 42. It is not your aptitude but your attitude that determines your altitude EDUCATION Attitude ENVIRONMENT EXPERIENCE
  • 43. STRESS MANAGEMENT. Mental Techniques.Think Differently….1. Have realistic expectations.2. Reframe problems.3. Maintain your sense of humor.4. Express your feelings instead of bottling them up.5. Don’t try to control events or other people.
  • 44. STRESS MANAGEMENT. Mental Techniques.4.Diversion.
  • 45. 4.Diversion.DIVERSION ____HOBBIES.
  • 46. 4.Diversion.Enjoy music.
  • 47. 4.Diversion. Tour
  • 48. 4.Diversion.Engage in Entertainments.
  • 49. HOBBIES.
  • 50. 6.Balanced Life.
  • 51. STRESS MANAGEMENT. Mental Techniques. 7. Share…….
  • 52. 7. SHARE.
  • 53. STRESS MANAGEMENT. Mental Techniques. 8. Meditation-YOGABreathing exercises relieve stressMeditation to Relieve StressYoga help with stress relief
  • 54. STRESS MANAGEMENT. Mental Techniques. 9. Prayer
  • 55. -Easy to pray every night.-Difficult to find God in the smallest of things.
  • 56. STRESS MANAGEMENT. Mental Techniques.10.Relaxation techniques. Rest/smile.
  • 57. “Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion . . .I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.”-Kurt Vonnegut
  • 58. A smile saysthe same thing in any language. 
  • 59. If a problem can be solved, noneed to worry about it. If a problem cannot be solved what is the use of worrying?
  • 60. Life laughs atyou when you are unhappy... Life smiles at you when you are happy... Life salutes you when you make others happy...
  • 61. Every successful person has a painful story. Every painful story has a successful ending.Accept the pain and getready for success.
  • 62. “Please forgive me.” Many broken relationships could be restored and healed if people would admittheir mistakes and ask for forgiveness. All of us are vulnerable to faults, foibles and failures. A man should never be ashamed to own up that he has been in the wrong, which is saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
  • 63. Change your life style.1. Get enough sleep2. Connect with others:3. Exercise regularly4. Eat a balanced, nutritious diet5. Reduce caffeine and sugar6. Do something for yourself everyday …………..
  • 64. Other Individual techniques• Exercise• Relaxation Training• Biofeedback• Behavior Modification
  • 65. Organisational approach.1. Improve communication2. Consult your employees3. Offer rewards and incentives4. Cultivate a friendly social climate….
  • 66. Thank you…..• T• T.J Joseph.