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Stress management slide show Ethan


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Stress management slide show Ethan

  1. 1. Personal Stress <br />Personally I find financial issues to be the most stressful. This could include budgeting for travelling and rent and still having enough for food at the end of the week. Equally as stressful can be finding ways to obtain money<br />
  2. 2. Presentation Outline<br />Part 1 – Stress in General<br />Part 2 - Stress at Work<br />Part 3 – Stress Management<br />
  3. 3. Part 1<br />Stress In General<br />
  4. 4. Legal Overview<br />HEALTH AND SAFETY IN EMPLOYMENT ACT 1992 (sect 6)<br />Every employer shall take all practicable steps to ensure the safety of employees while at work<br />HEALTH AND SAFETY IN EMPLOYMENT ACT 1992 (sect 7)<br />Every employer shall ensure that there are in place effective methods for identifying existing hazards, and (if possible before they arise) new hazards to employees at work.<br />
  5. 5. What is Stress ?<br />Stress in a physiological reaction within the brain that causes changes to the body accordingly but more realistically its a build up of pressure that cause worry to the person and can have some pretty devastating effects <br />
  6. 6. Stress Feelings<br />Stress feels different to different people it all depends on the type of person and the level of stress. Some people will lash out causing physical harm and intimidate colleges while others prefer to withdrawal from everyone and everything. This isnt to say stress always feels bad sometimes it can give you a healthy sense of pressure and help you achieve goals<br />
  7. 7. Stressors<br />Stressors come in all different forms such as ................<br />1.People<br />2.Deadlines<br />3.Job interviews<br />4.Commitments<br />5. Family<br />6. Phone / Electric Devices<br />Basically things that break your normal routine and cause you to have to take on extra workload<br />
  8. 8. Negative Stress<br />Negative stress is usually an overload of stress causing you to function different a person will become far more indecisive and restless causing them to procrastinate and further cause stress effectively being trapped in a self defeating cycle. When reaching the personal limit if stress you will revert to your primitive brain causing the “fight or flight” making you either lash out or totally withdraw from the situation <br />
  9. 9. Positive Stress<br />Stress usually draws very negative connotations and is rarely looked at as a positive factor this is far from the truth however stress causes you to realise consequences if something is not completed and drive you to finish things through your bodys chemical reactions and release of adrenaline. Also stress is a great tool for keeping your motivation up and completing goals, the key here is moderation <br />
  10. 10. Symptoms of Stress<br />Physical symptoms<br />Mental symptoms<br />Behavioural symptoms<br />Emotional symptoms<br />
  11. 11. Physical Symptoms<br />Loss of weight<br />Pimples<br />Hair loss <br />Increased heart rate<br />Dark rings around the eyes<br />Pale <br />
  12. 12. MENTAL SYMPTOMS<br />Confusion <br />Overwhelmed <br />Self defeating<br />Mentally Distant<br />Anxiety<br />Indecisive <br />
  13. 13. BEHAVIOURAL SYMPTOMS<br />Bad temper <br />Raising your voice <br />Compulsive <br />Self absorbed <br />Socially Distant <br />Violent <br />
  14. 14. EMOTIONAL SYMPTOMS<br />Upset <br />Angry <br />Irrational<br />Mood swings<br />Depressed<br />Hopeless<br />
  15. 15. STRESS RELATED ILLNESSES<br /> Stress is not the same as ill-health, but has been related to such illnesses as;<br />- Heart Problems <br />- Asthma<br />- Eczema <br />- Depression<br />
  16. 16. Cost of Stress<br />We all see the immediate effects stress have on people but easily forgotten is what it costs that person later this includes<br />Mental health issues<br />Physical health issues<br />Loss of income <br />Damaged credibility <br />Family problems <br />
  17. 17. Part 2 <br />Stress at Work<br />
  18. 18. FACTORS INFLUENCING WORK STRESS<br />Work is perhaps one of the most stressing places whether trying to get a job the job itself or being fired all have numerous stress factors such as <br />Job interviews<br />Strict conducts codes<br />Long hours <br />Deadlines<br />Contracts<br />Being Fired<br />Being harmed <br />
  19. 19. Part 3 <br />Stress Management<br />
  20. 20. Causes of Stress<br />Internal Stresses<br />External Stresses<br />
  21. 21. Organisational stress is any kind of stress that effects you from direct result of what is happening within your organisation or business Eg: <br />External Stresses - Organisational<br />Deficit within company<br />Promotion<br />Health and safety violation <br />Pay decrease <br />Policy change <br />
  22. 22. External Stresses - Major Life Events<br />Marriage <br />Death of family member <br />Becoming unemployed <br />Promotion<br />Birth of family member<br />New Job <br />Moving<br />
  23. 23. Internal Stress<br />Mental Health problems <br />Self Consciousness<br />Outlook on life<br />Religious Ideals<br />Expectations <br />Perception <br />
  24. 24. Changing your mindset <br />Talking yourself through problems <br />Accepting stress<br />Utalizing stress for motivation <br />Deep breathing <br />Meditation <br />Regular Exercise <br />Healthy Diet<br />STRESS CONTROL<br />Stress Control<br />
  25. 25. Stress Management Techniques<br />Change your Outlook<br />Change your Mindset<br />Change your Life <br />
  26. 26. Summary<br />As we've seen stress can come from almost any aspect of our life and not only does it just effects our mind and body but also those around us. Stress has many side effects which can cause great harm even in small cases but overlooked is the good stress can do if you manage it right. Work on techniques to manage stress and you'll find yourself living a more motivated and productive life <br />