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Stress Management

  1. 1. Stress Management <ul><li>Training Topics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ways to improve your attitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stress Management Techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Action-oriented skills: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Action-oriented skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emotion-oriented skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acceptance-oriented skills </li></ul></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Stress Management <ul><li>MMM Training Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: Pramila Mathew </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: +91 98409 88449 </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www.mmmts.com </li></ul>
  3. 3. MANAGING STRESS IN THE WORKPLACE
  4. 4. <ul><li>Stress is a reaction to a basic threat and the basic threat is the perceived inability to cope . </li></ul><ul><li>The reaction to stress is a unique personal experience , triggered by our unique personal perception of the world . </li></ul><ul><li>The perception factor is that mysterious variable that can often make “ one man’s poison another man’s pleasure ”. </li></ul><ul><li>How we perceive life is so often determined by the way we perceive ourselves. Reality is not made for us, but by us . </li></ul>What is Stress?
  5. 5. Reaction to Stress <ul><li>The manner in which you choose to interpret, react to and handle a perceived stress can very often be far more damaging to you than the actual stress could ever be on its own. </li></ul>Men are disturbed not by the things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen. Greek Philosopher – Epictetus
  6. 6. TYPES OF STRESS <ul><li>Eustress- Positive. </li></ul><ul><li>Distress – Negative. Commonly known as stress. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Causes of Harmful Work Stress <ul><li>No formal stress-care awareness policy </li></ul><ul><li>Inconsistent, poorly trained management </li></ul><ul><li>Inconsistent management communication </li></ul><ul><li>Poor management/colleague relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Unhelpful approaches/attitudes to stress </li></ul>Source: Stress Busters– Stress Survival by Robert Holden
  8. 8. Causes of Harmful Work Stress <ul><li>Unwritten objectives and unclear goals </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling undervalued and unappreciated </li></ul><ul><li>Insufficient employee consultation </li></ul><ul><li>Unrealistic workloads/time schedules </li></ul><ul><li>Poor time management/organization skills </li></ul>Source: Stress Busters– Stress Survival by Robert Holden
  9. 9. MANAGING STRESS <ul><ul><li>Our goal is not to eliminate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>stress but to learn how to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>manage and use it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to help us. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Managing Stress <ul><li>Become aware of your stressors and your emotional and physical reactions. </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize what you can change. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the intensity of your emotional reactions to stress. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to moderate your physical reactions to stress. </li></ul><ul><li>Build your physical reserves. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain your emotional reserves. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to Respond, Not React </li></ul>
  11. 11. Steps to Building a Positive Attitude <ul><li>Change Focus, Look for the Positive. </li></ul><ul><li>Make a Habit of Doing it Now. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop an attitude of gratitude. </li></ul><ul><li>Get into a continuous education program. </li></ul><ul><li>Build positive self-esteem. </li></ul><ul><li>Stay away from negative influences. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to like the things that need to be done. </li></ul><ul><li>Start your day with a positive. </li></ul>Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Step 4: Step 5: Step 6: Step 7: Step 8: Source: © 1998 Macmillan India Ltd., Author: Shiv Khera
  12. 12. Stress-Aggravating Foods <ul><li>Sugar </li></ul><ul><li>Salt </li></ul><ul><li>Fats </li></ul><ul><li>Additives </li></ul><ul><li>Caffeine </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Vitamin A </li></ul><ul><li>Brewers’ Yeast </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamin C </li></ul><ul><li>Iron </li></ul><ul><li>Zinc </li></ul><ul><li>Iodine </li></ul><ul><li>Calcium </li></ul><ul><li>Ginseng </li></ul><ul><li>Evening Primrose Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Selenium </li></ul><ul><li>Molasses </li></ul><ul><li>Chlorella </li></ul>Stress-Helpful Foods
  14. 14. <ul><li>Eat fresh foods </li></ul><ul><li>Eat regular meals </li></ul><ul><li>Eat slowly </li></ul><ul><li>Resist the temptation to overeat </li></ul><ul><li>Eat a variety of foods </li></ul><ul><li>The acid/alkaline balance </li></ul><ul><li>Fluids </li></ul><ul><li>Snacks </li></ul><ul><li>Fiber </li></ul>Stress-Friendly Diet
  15. 15. Tips on Handling Stress <ul><li>Work smarter, not harder. </li></ul><ul><li>Carry reading material with you. </li></ul><ul><li>Accept that time will be spent on activities outside your control. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t dwell upon things not done. </li></ul><ul><li>Record daily activities, achievements, goals, sources of delay, and time waste to realize hidden opportunities. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Tips on Handling Stress <ul><li>Always maintain a short-task list. </li></ul><ul><li>Continually ask yourself, “What is the best use of my time right now?” </li></ul><ul><li>Be physically active to relieve tension. </li></ul><ul><li>Make quick decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Carefully mix work & breaks. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a positive attitude. </li></ul><ul><li>Relax. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Contact Information <ul><li>MMM TRAINING SOLUTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>59/29, College Road, </li></ul><ul><li>Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600006. </li></ul><ul><li>Landline: +91-44-42317735 </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www.mmmts.com </li></ul>Pramila Mathew - Training Consultant and Executive Coach Mobile : +91-9840988449 ; E-mail : [email_address] Vikas Vinayachandran - Training Consultant Mobile : +91-9840932894 ; E-mail : [email_address]

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