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stress Management

  1. 2. Stress management by staying alert
  2. 3. PUBLIC SPEAKER One who works through the night to put others to sleep during the day
  3. 4. Is V-day a stress buster or stress booster?
  4. 5. <ul><li>What is your stressor? </li></ul><ul><li>paisa </li></ul><ul><li>partner </li></ul><ul><li>parent </li></ul><ul><li>children </li></ul><ul><li>boss </li></ul><ul><li>stock market </li></ul><ul><li>all of the above </li></ul><ul><li>none of the above </li></ul>Stress quiz
  5. 6. Answer: 1 cm long piece of your own brain Stress management is easy Just manage that 1 cm
  6. 7. Stress is not what happens to you Stress is how you react to whatever happens to you
  7. 8. Stress management: Manage your reaction Not the stressor
  8. 11. 3 million dollar AMYGDALA HIJACK Tyson bites off Holyfield’s ear
  9. 12. EMOTIONAL STIMULUS EMOTIONAL RESPONSE SENSORY THALAMUS AMYGDALA SENSORY CORTEX Low road High road
  10. 13. <ul><li>Low road </li></ul><ul><ul><li>high stress </li></ul></ul><ul><li>High road </li></ul><ul><ul><li>low stress </li></ul></ul>
  11. 14. LEFT BRAIN Verbal Logical Analytical Mathematical
  12. 15. RIGHT BRAIN Emotional Diffuse Intuitional
  13. 16. Economic downturn Why stress?
  14. 17. Fear of the unknown What if? I lose my job I don’t have enough savings The stock market goes down further … .. ……
  15. 18. Living with uncertainty Butterflies in stomach Always due to low road
  16. 19. <ul><li>Use the high road to drive away butterflies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Break uncertainty into parts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Certainty within uncertainty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. no grand jobs / promotions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Uncertainty within uncertainty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. job or no job? </li></ul></ul>
  17. 20. Get ready for the worst case scenario
  18. 21. Plan A – if things go fairly okay Plan B – if everything goes wrong “ Viable option” What if….?
  19. 22. Pay as much attention to plan B as to plan A
  20. 23. Power of positive thinking Remember, this too shall pass
  21. 24. Multiple intelligences of Howard Gardner
  22. 25. Daniel Goleman
  23. 26. IQ E Q
  24. 27. <ul><li>KNOWING OWN EMOTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>MANAGING OWN EMOTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>SELF-MOTIVATION </li></ul><ul><li>RECOGNISING OTHERS’ EMOTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>HANDLING RELATIONSHIPS </li></ul>EQ Daniel Goleman
  25. 28. ANGER ANXIETY DEPRESSION TOXIC EMOTIONS When the high road is blocked
  26. 29. EMOTIONAL EXHAUSTION When the high road is blocked
  27. 30. body immunity impaired high cortisol levels all body functions disturbed When the high road is blocked
  28. 31. Allergies Anxiety neurosis Angina pectoris Arthritis Aggression Asthma Behavior disorders Bereavement stress, Breathlessness Business stress, Chest pains Claustrophobia Cluster headaches, Compulsive eating, Cramps, Crohn's disease (intestinal inflammation) Crowd panic, Depression, Dizzy spells Dysmenorrhea Dyspnea, Marital stress, Menstrual disorders Migraine Money worries Nausea and vomiting Nervous stomach Nervous colitis Noises in ears Non-assertiveness Occupational stress, Overwork stress, Palpitations, Panic attacks, Perfectionism Photophobia Pins and needles Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) Pruritis, Recurrent cold attacks Recurrent infections Eczema Employment stress, Eye strain Exhaustion Fatigue Fear of the unknown Flatulence / gas pains Free-floating anxiety Gastritis Hypertension Impotence Incompatibility Insecurity Insomnia, Irritability, Irritable colon Irritable bowel syndrome Job stress, Low back pain, Low self esteem Shyness, Sciatica Situational Anxiety, ‘ Slipped disc’ pain Social phobias Spasms Stiff neck and shoulders Stress diabetes Stress headaches Tension headaches Thumping in chest Tremors Unexplained aches and pains Ulcerative colitis Unwellness Vascular headaches Vertigo Stress always comes in disguise
  29. 32. Ready-packages to combat stress Show you how to get away or turn off Yoga Meditation Pranayam ‘ Art-of-living’ Chanting Laughter & many more
  30. 33. Problem with ready-packages Re-entry into the real world of stress. That’s when the amygdala hijacks you all over again
  31. 34. Stress management by staying alert Let your high road block the low road
  32. 35. Thank you

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