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Stress management & yoga.

  1. 1. STRESS MANAGEMENT<br />AND <br />YOGA<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Stress Management<br />2<br />
  3. 3. WHAT IS STRESS ?<br />Stress is defined as the emotional & physical strain caused by a persons response to pressure from the out side world. It occurs when there is a mismatch between what the people aspire to do what they are capable of doing.<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Stress defined:-<br />S = P > R<br />[S=Stress, P=Pressure, R=Resources<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Physiology of Stress:-<br />5<br />
  6. 6. There are two types of stress<br /><ul><li>Positive stress, called EUSTRESS</li></ul> -This type of stress challenges us to adapt and grow.<br /><ul><li>Negative stress, called DISTRESS.</li></ul> -This type of stress can deplete or destroy our energy for life.<br />6<br />
  7. 7. How Do You Respond to Stress?<br />Are your responses positive or negative?<br />“It ‘snot Stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.”<br /> -Hans Selye<br />7<br />
  8. 8. SYMPOTOMS<br />1. PHYSIOLOGICAL <br />2. BEHAVIORAL<br />8<br />
  9. 9. PHYSIOLOGICAL<br />MUSCLE TENSION<br />POUNDIND HEART<br />RAISING VOICE<br />IRRITATION<br />LACK OF CONCENTRATION<br />INABILITY TO SLEEP<br />EXCESSIVE TIREDNESS<br />DRY MOUTH<br />BREATHING DIFFICULTY<br />EXCESSIVE SWEATING<br />STOMACH UPSET<br />9<br />
  10. 10. 10<br />
  11. 11. BEHAVIORAL<br />1.CHANGE IN PRODUCTIVITY<br />2.ABSENCE<br />3.CHANGE IN TURNOVER<br />4.CHANGE IN EATING HABIT<br />5.INCRESED SMOKING<br />6.INCREASED CONSUMPTION <br /> OF ALCOHAL<br />7. SLEEP DISORDER<br />11<br />
  12. 12. CAUSE OF STRESS<br /><ul><li>OVER AMBITION
  13. 13. WORK PRESSURE
  14. 14. POOR INTER-PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP
  15. 15. INSECURTY
  16. 16. CHANGE IN ENVIORNMENT
  17. 17. ENVIORNMENT POLLUTION
  18. 18. NOISE POLLUTION
  19. 19. DISTURB MARITAL LIFE
  20. 20. HIGH COST OF LIVING
  21. 21. POOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  22. 22. JOB STRESS</li></li></ul><li>EFFECTS OF STRESS<br /> 1. SHORT TERM EFFECTS OF STRESS.<br /> 2. LONG TERM EFFECTS OF STRESS.<br />
  23. 23. SHORT TERM EFFECTS <br />OF STRESS<br /><ul><li>DIVERSION OF THE BLOOD FROM LESS VITAL TO </li></ul> MORE VITAL ORGANS<br /><ul><li>INCREASE IN HEART RATE TO SUPPLY MORE BLOOD </li></ul> QUICKLY <br /><ul><li>INCREASING RESPIRATORY RATE TO GET MORE </li></ul> OXYGEN FROM ATMOSPHERE<br /><ul><li>HEADACHE , BACK ACHE AND NECK PAIN
  24. 24. SLEEPLESSNESS</li></li></ul><li>SHORT TERM EFFECTS <br />OF STRESS<br /><ul><li>DEPRESSION
  25. 25. DRY MOUTH WITH DIFFICULTY IN SPEAKING AND
  26. 26. SWALLOWING</li></li></ul><li>LONG TERM EFFECTS<br /> OF STRESS<br /><ul><li>CHRONIC HEADACHE
  27. 27. ANXIETY DISORDERS
  28. 28. MEMORY DISTURBENCE
  29. 29. HEART ATTACK DUE TO INCREASE BLOOD PRESSURE, SUGAR, CHOLESTEROL
  30. 30. WAIT LOSS</li></li></ul><li>LONG TERM EFFECTS<br /> OF STRESS<br /><ul><li>EXACERBATION OF ALLERGIES INCLUDING ASTHMA
  31. 31. SLEEPLESSNESS</li></li></ul><li>Some Fun Ways to De-Stress<br />
  32. 32. HOW TO REDUCING STRESS?<br /><ul><li>NUTRITION
  33. 33. PHYSICAL EXERCISE
  34. 34. LAUGH
  35. 35. MUSIC
  36. 36. PROPER SLEEP
  37. 37. POSITIVE ATTITUDE
  38. 38. RELAXATION
  39. 39. PRACTISING YOGA</li></li></ul><li>YOGA<br />YOGA IS PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY THAT AIMS AT <br /> UNITING THE BODY MIND AND SPIRIT <br /> FOR HEALTH AND FULFILMENT.<br />
  40. 40. History of Yoga<br /><ul><li>The oldest known yoga teachings are found in the Vedas, the sacred scripture of Brahmanism that is the basis of modern-day Hinduism. The Vedas are said to be the oldest sacred texts still used today.
  41. 41. Most anthropologists agree that an oral tradition existed long before a literary tradition which gradually set in from about the 2nd century BCE. Yoga was used as a tool to live in harmony, mind, body and spirit. </li></li></ul><li>History of Yoga Cont…<br /><ul><li>The earliest archeological evidence of Yoga’s existence is found in stone engravings that date back to around 3000 B.C.
  42. 42. Both yoga and Shamanism have similar characteristics in their attempts to </li></ul> improve health and promote healing through spiritual mediation.<br />
  43. 43. History of Yoga<br /><ul><li>Yoga shares some characteristics with Hinduism and Buddhism. During the sixth century B.C.,Buddha started teaching the importance of</li></ul> meditation and the practice of physical postures. <br /><ul><li>At the age of 35, Siddharta Gautama, the first Buddhist to study yoga, achieved enlightenment, described as an intellectual understanding, an intuitive knowing and a total transformation of the heart and mind. </li></li></ul><li>Pantanjali<br /><ul><li>Wrote The Yoga Sutra around the second century in an attempt to define and standardize classical Yoga.
  44. 44. It comprises 195 sutras or “threads” as well as an “Eightfold-Path.”</li></li></ul><li>KINDS OF YOGA <br /> Yoga can be divided into six categories :<br />Bhakti yoga<br /> Karma yoga<br />Jnana yoga<br />Mantra yoga<br />Raja yoga<br />Hatha yoga <br />
  45. 45. STAGES OF YOGA<br /><ul><li>Self-restraint (yama)
  46. 46. Spiritual discipline (niyma)
  47. 47. Posture (asanas)
  48. 48. Breath control (pranayama)
  49. 49. Sense withdrawaL (pratayahara)
  50. 50. Concentration (dharana)
  51. 51. Meditation (dhayana)
  52. 52. Spiritual consciousness (samadhi)</li></li></ul><li>Benefits of Yoga<br /><ul><li>Stable autonomic nervous system equilibrium
  53. 53. Respiratory rate control
  54. 54. Blood pressure control
  55. 55. Posture improves
  56. 56. Strength increase</li></li></ul><li>Benefits of Yoga<br /><ul><li>Endurance increases
  57. 57. Energy levels increase
  58. 58. Weight normalizes
  59. 59. Sleep improves
  60. 60. Pain decreases</li></li></ul><li>Yoga is an antidote for stress and a potentially powerful complement to living a healthy, balanced life.<br />
  61. 61. THANK YOU<br />

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