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Stress management

  1. 1. GROUP 3
  2. 2. PADIGA AKHILESH GO6155 ABHIJIT PAWAR GO6158IKAS REDDY MAREPALLY GO6148 VENKAT ASHISH GO6149 R SAI PHANI DEEP GO6165 SUJIT PUND GO6161PUTTY VENKATESH GO6162 PEKETI PADMAKANTH GO615
  3. 3. Defines as!!!Stress is the bodys reaction to a change that requires a physical, mental or emotional adjustment or response.
  4. 4. When Mahesh joined in Indian Bank in 1985, hehad one clear goal to prove his potentiality. Hedid prove that and had been promoted 5 timessince his entry into the bank. Compared toothers, his progress has been the fastest.Currently his job demands that Mahesh shouldwork 10 hours a day with practically no holiday.At least, 2 days in a week Mahesh is required totravel.
  5. 5. Peers and subordinates at the bank have appreciation forMahesh. They don’t grudge the success achieved by Mahesh,though there are some who wish they too had been promoted as well.The post of General Manager fell vacant. One should work as aGM a couple of years if he were to climb up to the top of theladder. Mahesh applied for the post along with others in thebank. The chairman has assured Mahesh that the post wouldbe his.
  6. 6. A sudden development took place, which almostwrecked Mahesh’s chances. The bank has thepractice of subjecting all its executives tomedical check up, once a year. The medicalreports go straight to the chairman whowould initiate remedial measures, wherenecessary. Though Mahesh was only 35, hetoo, was required to undergo the test.
  7. 7. The chairman of the bank received a copy of Mahesh’s medicalexamination results, along with a note from the doctor. The noteexplained that Mahesh was seriously overworked andrecommended that he be given an immediate 4 weeks vacation.The doctor also recommended that Mahesh must takephysical exercise, everyday. The note warned that if Maheshdid not care for the advice, he would be in for heart trouble inanother 6 months.
  8. 8. After reading the doctor’s note the chairman sat back inhis chair and started brooding over the situation. Threeissues were the uppermost in his mind:1. How would Mahesh take this news?2. How many others would have similar fitnessproblems?3. Since the environment in the bank helps createproblem, what could he do to solve it?
  9. 9. The idea of holding a stress managementprogram* is flashed in his mind and suddenly, heinstructed his secretary to set up a meeting withthe doctor and some key members at the earliest.
  10. 10. If the news is broken toMahesh, how would he react?
  11. 11. Blame…
  12. 12. Anger…
  13. 13. Dilemma…
  14. 14. Depression…
  15. 15. Anxiety…
  16. 16. What would be recommend, ifyou were to give advice to the chairman on this matter?
  17. 17. Change the culture…
  18. 18. Personalmanagement...
  19. 19. Working @ sea…
  20. 20. Monthly medical test…
  21. 21. Club membership…
  22. 22. WHAT CAUSES STRESS ?• LIFE EVENTS SUCH AS DIVORCE OR SEPARATION, DEATH OF A LOVED ONE, THE BIRTH OF A CHILD, MOVING, A MAJOR FINANCIAL SETBACK, EMPLOYMENT CHANGES OR BECOMING THE VICTIM OF A CRIME OR NATURAL DISASTER• DAILY EVENTS SUCH AS TRAFFIC CONGESTION, LONG COMMUTES, WORKING OVERTIME, DEADLINES, PERSONAL CONFLICTS, CAR TROUBLE, JOB STRESS, AND JUGGLING HOUSEHOLD CHORES AND CHILDCARE• ENVIRONMENTAL STRESSORS SUCH AS POLLUTION, WEATHER EXTREMES OR EXCESSIVE NOISE• PHYSICAL STRESSORS SUCH AS PHYSICAL INJURY, CHRONIC PAIN, TIRING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (SUCH AS TRAVELING), AND UNSATISFIED PHYSICAL NEEDS SUCH AS HUNGER, THIRST OR LACK OF
  23. 23. 1. DEATH OF A SPOUSE2. DIVORCE3. MARITAL SEPARATION5. DEATH OF A CLOSE RELATIVE6. PERSONAL INJURY OR ILLNESS7. MARRIAGE8. FIRED FROM A JOB9. MARITAL RECONCILIATION10. RETIREMENT11. ILLNESS OF A RELATIVE12. PREGNANCY13. SEXUAL PROBLEMS14. BIRTH OR ADOPTION15. BUSINESS READJUSTMENT Continued…
  24. 24. 16. Change in financial status17. Death of a close friend18. Change to different work19. Increased arguments with spouse20. loan for major purchase21. Foreclosure on mortgage or loan22. Change in job responsibilities23. Child leaving home24. Problems with in-laws25. Outstanding personal achievement26. Spouse begins or stops work27. Begin or end school28. Change in living conditions29. Changing personal habits30. Problems with your boss Continued…
  25. 25. 31. CHANGE IN WORK32. HOURS/CONDITIONS33. CHANGE IN RESIDENCE OR SCHOOL RECREATION34. CHURCH OR SOCIAL ACTIVITIES35. MORTGAGE OR LOAN36. CHANGE IN SLEEPING HABITS37. CHANGE IN FAMILY GATHERINGS38. CHANGE IN EATING HABITS39. VACATION40. ANY FESTIVALS41. MINOR LAW VIOLATION
  26. 26. PREDISPOSING FACTORS FOR STRESS• GENETIC FACTORS• INABILITY TO ADAPT• INADEQUATE RELAXATION RESPONSE• RESPONSE ACTIVITY VARIATIONS• AGE• PERSONALITY• ISOLATION• Environment
  27. 27. HOW TOMANAGE STRESS??
  28. 28. ABC STRATEGY A = AWARENESSWhat causes you stress? How do you react?
  29. 29. B = BALANCEThere is a fine line between positive / negative stressHow much can you cope with before it becomes negative ?
  30. 30. C = CONTROLWhat can you do to help yourself combat the negative effects of stress ?
  31. 31. Change your ThinkingRe-framing• Change the way you look at things in order to feel better about them.• There are many ways to interpret the same situation so pick the one you like.• Helps you view things in a different light and less stressfully.
  32. 32. Change your ThinkingPositive Thinking• Forget failure, powerlessness, dejection.Focus on positives. Focus on your strengths Look for opportunities Seek out the positive - make a change.
  33. 33. Change your Behaviour• Be assertive(Self Assured)instead of aggressive.• Assert your feelings, opinions, or beliefs instead of becoming angry, defensive, or passive.• Eliminate as many sources of stress as you can.• If you can’t remove the stress, remove yourself.• Don’t compete with others be happy with what you have.• Remember, sometimes it’s okay to do nothing.
  34. 34. Be Assertive• Helps to manage stressful situations, and help to reduce their frequency.• Lack of assertiveness often shows low self - esteem and low self - confidence.• The key to assertiveness is verbal and non - verbal communication.• Express your thoughts, feelings and beliefs directly, honestly and spontaneously in ways that don’t go against the rights of others.
  35. 35. Get Organised• Poor organisation is one of the most common causes of stress.• Structured approaches.• Prioritise objectives, duties and activities• Don’t overload your mind.• Try doing only one thing at a time.
  36. 36. Time Management • Make a list What MUST be done What SHOULD be doneWhat would you LIKE to do  Cut out time wasting  Learn to drop  Say no or delegate
  37. 37. Humour(Mood)• Good stress - reducer• Applies at home and work• Relieves muscular tension• Improves breathing• Pumps Endorphins into the bloodstream - the body’s natural painkillers
  38. 38. Diversion and Distraction• Get away from things that bother you• Doesn’t solve the problem• Reduce stress level• Calm down• Avoid predictably stressful situations.
  39. 39. Change Your Lifestyle• Healthy Diet• Exercise regularly• Sleep• Leisure time• Relaxation• Avoid Smoking & Alcohol• Make time for hobbies and interests
  40. 40. STRESS SYMPTOMS AND ITS REMEDIES
  41. 41. WHAT IS STRESS? Stress is a normal physical response to event that make you feel threatened or upset your balance in some way.STRESS SYMPTOMS Emotional Symptoms Physical Symptoms Behavioral Symptoms
  42. 42. • Emotional Symptoms• Moodiness• Irritability or short temper• Agitation, inability to relax• Feeling overwhelmed• Sense of loneliness and isolation• Depression or general unhappiness
  43. 43. • Physical Symptoms• Aches and pains• Diarrhea or constipation• Nausea, dizziness• Chest pain, rapid heartbeat• Loss of sex drive• Frequent colds
  44. 44. • Behavioral Symptoms• Eating more or less• Sleeping too much or too little• Isolating yourself from others• Procrastinating or neglecting responsibilities• Using alcohol, cigarettes, or drugs to relax• Nervous habits (e.g. nail biting, pacing)
  45. 45. Stress remedies:• If the stress in your life is out of control, here are some simple stress relief methods you can implement into your life to improve your day.• Express and embrace your feelings: Find a good friend and try to express your problem or ask for a remedy.• Enjoy the outdoors or go for a long drive• Brighten up your home• Spiritual living & Spiritual thinking• Slow down and enjoy your meals
  46. 46. • Wear comfortable clothing: Wearing clothes which are not comfortable to us will make us think negatively and drags our main attention.• Try to watch funny things or videos: There by one can get a relief, so that his brain can work properly.
  47. 47. • RELATING THE FUNDAMENTAL MECHANICAL STRESS EQUATION TO PSYCHOLOGY.WKT: { Problems} { Area of scope }Example:• Students before the examinations.• A Project manager who is highly engaged with a lot of work.
  48. 48. By that way I feel that :1. A proper Scheduling & Future planning can be preventive action to be away from stress.2. Most importantly Widening the scope of thinking can make the stress reduced3. Reading good spiritual books
  49. 49. CONCLUSION:This is the question I put to every man……..Are you strong? Do you feel strength?Strength is the medicine for the world’s disease.• What ever you think,• That you will be;• If you think yourselves weak• Weak you will be;• If you think yourselves strong,• Strong you will be

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