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  1. 1. Manage Stress<br />Presented by: CHRISTINA JOHN<br />Date: 23 Feb 2011<br />Glenroy Neighbourhood Learning Centre<br />1<br />C:Documents and SettingsChristina.HomeMy Documents<br />
  2. 2. BSBATSIL410B:Manage Stress<br />Element 1: Develop ways of preventing stress:<br />1.1 Include in consideration spiritual, emotional, <br /> cultural and social well being<br />1.2 Pinpoint and list the main areas of responsibility <br /> and activity associated with stress<br />1.3 Implement stress reeducation strategies<br />2<br />
  3. 3. What is Stress?<br /> Stress is your mind and body’s response or reaction to a real or imagined threat, event or change<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Stress related terms<br />Anxiety<br />Tension<br />Fear<br />Panic<br />Unconscious Anxiety<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Stressors<br />Stress can be caused by:<br />Work<br />Family<br />Relationships<br />Finances<br />Health/illness<br />Environment<br />Living Situation<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Is STRESS good or bad for us ?<br />Some amount of stress is essential for us to excel in life. This is good stress or “Positive stress”.<br />But when stress is too much then it reduces performance. This is bad stress or “Negative stress”.<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Positive Stress<br />7<br />Positive stress occurs when your level of stress is high enough to motivate you to move into action to get things accomplished.<br />
  8. 8. Negative stress<br />8<br />Negative stress occurs when your level of stress is either too high or too low and your body and/or mind begin to respond negatively to the stressors.<br />
  9. 9. Negative Effects of Stress<br />1. Physical<br /><ul><li>Weight gain/loss
  10. 10. Unexpected hair loss
  11. 11. Heart palpitations
  12. 12. High blood pressure</li></ul>2. Emotional<br /><ul><li>Mood swings
  13. 13. Anxiety
  14. 14. Can lead to depression
  15. 15. Can also lead to unhealthy coping strategies (i.e. alcohol, drugs, etc)</li></ul>9<br />
  16. 16. Symptoms of stress<br />Physical Indicators<br />lack of enthusiasm for family, <br /> school, work or life in general <br />withdrawal <br />change in eating habits <br />insomnia <br />anger <br />fatigue.<br />10<br />
  17. 17. Symptoms of Stress<br />Cognitive( Mental) Indicators include: <br /><ul><li>Feeling low
  18. 18. Being easily upset
  19. 19. Poor self confidence
  20. 20. Low esteem
  21. 21. Lack of concentration
  22. 22. nightmares </li></ul>11<br />
  23. 23. More symptoms<br /> Emotional indicators include: <br /><ul><li> tearfulness
  24. 24. fear
  25. 25. anxiety
  26. 26. panic
  27. 27. guilt
  28. 28. agitation
  29. 29. depression</li></ul>12<br />
  30. 30. Manage Stress<br />Why do we Manage Stress?…..<br />How do we manage Stress?……<br />13<br />
  31. 31. STRESS RELIEF STRATEGIES<br />GET PHYSICAL<br />1. Relax neck and shoulders<br />2. Take a stretch<br />3. Get a massage<br />4. Healthy food habits <br />5. Exercise<br />GET MENTAL<br />6. Count to 10<br />7. Control your thoughts<br />8. Congratulate yourself<br />9. Ignore the problem if appropriate<br />10. Talk to a counselor<br />14<br />
  32. 32. STRESS RELIEF STRATEGIES<br />GET SPIRITUAL<br />10. Meditate<br />11. Pray<br />12. Remember your purpose<br />USE YOUR BODY AND MIND TOGETHER<br />13. Take a break<br />14. Try to relax<br />15. Try yoga<br />16. Try aroma therapy<br />17. Laugh<br />DEVELOP NEW SKILLS<br />18. Prioritize daily tasks<br />19. Learn something new everyday<br />20. Practice a hobby<br />15<br />
  33. 33. Further Reference:<br />More information on Manage Stress found in the following links:<br /><ul><li>What is Stress” Web Site. http//www.teachhealth.com
  34. 34. How to reduce and relieve stress “Web Site. http//www.family.com
  35. 35. “Stress Relievers” Web Site. http//www.residentassistant.com
  36. 36. “Massage” Downing, G. (1972). Massage Book. New York: Random House.
  37. 37. “Aromatherapy” Web Site. http//www/aromaweb.com/articles/wharoma.as
  38. 38. “Yoga” Web Site. http//www.kevala.co.uk/yoga/overview.htr</li></ul>16<br />

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