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The ZEST to do your best

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The ZEST to do your best

  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. • What is your name? • What is something you do that gives you the most joy?
  3. 3. • How you can manage stress • Understand how to maximize your energy to study
  4. 4. Stressed?
  5. 5. Stressed?
  6. 6. Stressed?
  7. 7. • Mental or emotional state • Natural response to external influences • Disruptive or upsetting • Affects physical health What is Stress?
  8. 8. Psychology of Stress Something happens, causing tension and anxiety. Negative thoughts come to your head, causing stress. You choose how you respond emotionally. Triggers Feelings/ Emotions Thoughts/ Mental Physical
  9. 9. Triggers - Mental/ Emotional • Excessive Workload • Not Grasping Subject • High Expectations • Time Pressure • Lack of Sleep/ Tiredness • Conflict
  10. 10. Feeling failure as a person Disillusionment Symptoms – Mental/ Emotional Difficulty concentrating Cynicism Helplessness/ Hopelessness Anger False guilt Decreased self- esteem
  11. 11. Symptoms – Physical Digestive Problems, Allergies Insomnia Loss of Appetite Panic Attacks, Cold Sweat Backache, Headache Exhuastion, Lethargy
  12. 12. “Energy, not time, is the fundamental currency of high performance.” Jim Loehr & Tony Schwartz The Power of Full Engagement
  13. 13. Caring for the Whole Person Physical Social Emotional Mental
  14. 14. • Positivity Mental Care
  15. 15. • Positivity • Break Down Big Tasks Mental Care
  16. 16. Study and Make Notes for Chapter 1-30.
  17. 17. Mon – Study & Make notes for Chapter 1-6 Tues - Study & Make notes for Chapter 7-12 Wed - Study & Make notes for Chapter 13-18 Thu – Free Day Fri – Study & Make notes for Chapter 19-24 Sat – Study & Make notes for Chapter 25-30 Sun – Free Day
  18. 18. • Positivity • Break Down Big Tasks • Find Hobbies Which Energize and Motivate Mental Care
  19. 19. RE-creation
  20. 20. • Positivity • Break Down Big Tasks • Find Hobbies Which Energize and Motivate • Accept that You Can’t Do Everything Mental Care
  21. 21. ABC of Emotional Management A – Walk AWAY from the source B – Take slow and deep BREATHS C – CHOOSE positive thoughts
  22. 22. Social Care • Hang out with family and friends • Surround yourself with positive people
  23. 23. Having fun enhances relationship with our family members, and helps us tide through the rough times. What is your home atmosphere like? • Filled with fun • Laughter • Relaxed • Encouraging Social Care
  24. 24. • Eat well • Sleep, get enough rest Physical Care
  25. 25. Activity List and rank your subjects according to least to highest effort required to do well.
  26. 26. Effect of Light Circadian Rhythms, “Body Clock”
  27. 27. Effect of Light
  28. 28. Reward Yourself
  29. 29. Caring for the Whole Person Physical Social Emotional Mental
  30. 30. “I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.”
  31. 31. Q and A
  32. 32. For more information about motivational workshops & tuition classes, contact us at 9791 1234 info@brainmatter.com.sg © 2016 Brain Matter All rights reserved. No part of this PowerPoint may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means.

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