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Stress mgt for lis


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National Seminar on
Networking of Library and Information Centres of North East India in Digital Environment (NLICDE-2011)
(21-23 March 2011)
National Library, Kolkata
Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India
Organized by
Central Library, National Institute of Technology Silchar

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Stress mgt for lis

  2. 2. STRESS : STASTISTICS <ul><li>In 1 Min – 4 deaths </li></ul><ul><li>1 Hour - 10 new cases of CAD </li></ul><ul><li>1 year - 60 lakh new cases </li></ul><ul><li>In 1960 CAD% –-. Now 12 to 14% Diagnosed cases increases every year </li></ul>
  3. 3. Think ……. <ul><li>What is stress? </li></ul><ul><li>When do we get stressed? </li></ul><ul><li>What makes us feel stressed? </li></ul><ul><li>Who stresses us? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we get stressed? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the results we face? </li></ul><ul><li>What can we do to Manage stress? </li></ul>
  4. 4. STRESS is….. <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S ustained </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>T ension without </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>R elaxation having </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E ffects on </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S elf and </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S ocial behaviour </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li> Stress is a conflict between mind and intellect. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Stress = Mismatch Between ‘Demand & Resources’ </li></ul><ul><li>Stress= Pressure ( Personal, Professional, Social, Environmental, Ecological etc .) </li></ul><ul><li>Coping Ability (Acquired & Innate Powers) </li></ul><ul><li>People who have less information and skills to handle their jobs experience more stress. </li></ul><ul><li>When one is not able to handle the demands of job, the stress begins. </li></ul><ul><li>To same situation or event, different people react differently depending upon their attitude. </li></ul>
  6. 6. There is no direct link between events and your reaction to them .There is an intervening variable - your attitude . Situation Reaction A T T I T U D E
  7. 7. You can’t change the situation, but you can change your attitude towards the situation .
  8. 8. VICIOUS CYCLES OF STRESS <ul><li>Thoughts > Feelings </li></ul><ul><li>(Waste & Negative) (Panic, fear, worry,anger) </li></ul><ul><li>^ v </li></ul><ul><li>Performance < Behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>(Unproductive/ (Inept/inappropriate </li></ul><ul><li>Poor/Non-achieving) responses) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Thought Process <ul><li>1.Positive: Pure, healthy, constructive, noble </li></ul><ul><li>2.Necessary: Responsibility, experience, information </li></ul><ul><li>3.Waste: Past guilt, anxiety of present, fear of future </li></ul><ul><li>4.Negative: Impure, unhealthy, vicious, destructive </li></ul>
  10. 10. Why Stress? Physical Illness Body pain Disability etc. Psychological Ego,Sadness, Jealousy,Anger, Worry, Fear, Ambition, greed, Work tension etc. Emotional Strained relations, Lack of warmth,affection & love, Insensitivity, social issues etc .
  11. 11. STRESS OCCURES <ul><li>PAST PRESENT FUTURE </li></ul><ul><li>Unresolved External Fear of </li></ul><ul><li>Memories Pressures Uncertainties </li></ul>
  12. 12. TYPES OF STRESS <ul><li> 1. Positive </li></ul><ul><li>2. Negative </li></ul><ul><li>3. Anticipatory </li></ul><ul><li>4. Suppressed </li></ul><ul><li>5. Transferred </li></ul>
  13. 13. SIGN & EFFECTS OF STRESS <ul><li>1.Physical:- Hypertension, infections, heart diseases, diabetics, cancer, peptic ulcer, skin diseases, blood pressures etc. </li></ul><ul><li>2.Mental:- Depression, anxiety, anger, greed, lust, ego, attachment, laziness, fear, hostility, aggressiveness, A type behavior </li></ul><ul><li>3.Social:- Hatred, jealousy, competitiveness, thefts, docaities, rape, murder and other anti-social behaviors. </li></ul><ul><li>4.Spiritual: Identity crisis, communal riots, terrorism in the name of religion, community, caste or creed. </li></ul>
  14. 14. MANAGE & MOULD STRESS TO STRENGTH <ul><li>Root cause is identity & Character crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding & Empowerment of Inner-self key to manage and Transform Stress into Strength. </li></ul><ul><li>Take situation as a challenge. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage and enhance the things which are under your control. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to see the brighter side of life. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Don’t have 7 C’s – i) Competition, ii) Comparison, iii) Criticism iv) Complaint, v) Copy, vi) Complexes, vii) Carelessness </li></ul><ul><li>7. FAITH ON GOD. </li></ul><ul><li>8. Time is the best healer. </li></ul>
  15. 15. MANAGE & MOULD STRESS TO STRENGTH <ul><li>1. Root cause is identity & Character crisis </li></ul>
  16. 16. Human Being Humus (Soil) Life Energy (Soul) Human Being
  17. 17. <ul><li>Empowering Self with Innate Qualities(KP 2 LHBP) </li></ul><ul><li>K-knowledge - Nervous System </li></ul><ul><li>P- purity - Sense organs, immunity </li></ul><ul><li>P- peace - Respiratory System </li></ul><ul><li>L- love - Cardiovascular System </li></ul><ul><li>H- happiness - Digestive </li></ul><ul><li>B- bliss - Liver & Endocrine </li></ul><ul><li>P- power - Muscles, bones, skele </li></ul>
  18. 18. 2.Take situation as a challenge.
  19. 19. 3. Encourage and enhance the things which are under your control.
  20. 20. 4. Eternal laws LIFE IS A DRAMA
  21. 21. 5. LIFE IS A GAME
  22. 22. <ul><li>6. LIFE IS ALWAYS BENEFICIAL </li></ul>
  23. 23. 7. LIFE IS A JOURNEY
  24. 24. We Need… <ul><li>FOR BODY </li></ul><ul><li>NUTRITIOUS DIET </li></ul><ul><li>EXERCISE </li></ul><ul><li>SLEEP(REST) </li></ul><ul><li>FOR MIND </li></ul><ul><li>INPUT OF KNOWLEDGE, SPIRITUAL UNDERSTANDING </li></ul><ul><li>POSITIVE THINKING </li></ul><ul><li>MEDITATION (RELAXATION) </li></ul>
  25. 25. Lets introspect the quality of fuel intake – Pure vegetarian diet Albert Einstein, Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Leonardo da Vinci, Pythagoras, Socrates, Plato, George Bernard Shaw, Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain, Karl Lewis, Martina Navratilova, Mohd. Ali, Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam — QUALITY OF HEALTH WELCOME TO THIS WONDERFUL QUALITY CLUB.
  26. 26. Smile and laugh more .
  27. 27. Don’t have 7 C’s i) Competition, ii) Comparison, iii) Criticism iv) Complaint, v) Copy, vi) Complexes, vii) Carelessness
  28. 28. i) Competition,
  29. 29. ii) Comparison 1. Don't compare your life to others‘. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
  30. 30. iii) Criticism
  31. 31. iv) Complaint,
  32. 32. vi) Complexes,
  33. 33. v) Copy
  34. 34. vii) Carelessness
  35. 35. KNOW GOD - KNOW PEACE, NO GOD – NO PEACE <ul><li>BE A TRUSTEE, </li></ul><ul><li>SHIFT ALL BURDEN TO GOD </li></ul>
  36. 36. GOD IS ONE
  37. 37. GOD G - Generator O - Of D - Divinity
  38. 38. Globally Accepted Solution Rajyoga Meditation
  39. 39. Empowering Self through Rajyoga Meditation <ul><li>Rajyoga Meditation is the Science & Art of harmonizing spiritual, mental and physical energies by connecting one’s inner being with Supreme Being for enjoying ever healthy, ever wealthy and ever happy life. </li></ul>
  40. 40. How to Discover… <ul><li>Internal dialogue. </li></ul><ul><li>Visualization. </li></ul><ul><li>Silent reflection. </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>Stress Free Living- Some Useful Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Be in present, take it as it is, do not magnify events and shun competition, comparison, criticism, complaint, comments, complexes and carelessness. </li></ul><ul><li>Always see the brighter side & think rightly. </li></ul><ul><li>Reconnect and change yourself rather than trying to change others or circumstances. Believe not in revenge but self change. </li></ul><ul><li>You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give. Be a giver, by being your true self. </li></ul><ul><li>By working on job you make a living, by working on your real self you make a fortune. Live life from inside out. </li></ul>
  42. 42. 6. Develop contentment for total courage, confidence, control, commitment, concentration, proper communication& challenge 7. Look at open doors not closed ones, turn threat to opportunity. 8. Think positive for direct or indirect advantage, loss in less, some future advantage and for learning a lesson. 9. Consult Dr ALI (Accept, Listen, Introspect), see solution. 10. Good wishes for all, ill will for none, all as unique actors. 11. Remember three dots. Past as ghost, future as dream.
  43. 43. <ul><li>Listen to your inner voice and help others to listen to theirs. </li></ul><ul><li>Do right thing rightly right now, delegate, share & care. </li></ul><ul><li>14. Instead of getting & forgetting, try to give & forgive. </li></ul><ul><li>15. See not affluence above, but poverty below. Simplicity. </li></ul><ul><li>16. Share happiness , not sorrows & sufferings. </li></ul><ul><li>17. In turmoil, go within to eye of storm for peace & power. </li></ul><ul><li>18. Be trustee, transfer tension to God through meditation </li></ul>
  44. 44. YOUR STRESS SCALE Your Point Max. Points Rate Your Emotional Health 10 = Great; I feel happy and enjoy my life pretty much all the time. 0 = I feel seriously depressed and unhappy most of the time. 10 Rate Your Optimism 10 = I always expect the best, even if I've just been disappointed 0 = I always expect the worst so I'm never disappointed. 10 How Successful Are You at Coping with Stress? 10 = I can handle whatever comes my way by relying on responses and stress management techniques that I've found to work for me. 0 = Stress upsets me so much that I do my best to avoid it. 10
  45. 45. YOUR STRESS SCALE Your Point Max. Points How Happy Are You About Your Social Connections? 10 = I feel supported by wonderful people whom I'm happy to have in my life 0 = I'm quite unhappy about the state of my social life. 10 In an Emergency, How Many People Could You Rely on? Score 2 points tor each person up to a total of 10. 10 How's Your family Life? 10 = Great - satisfying, and as active as I want it to be. 0 = I'm quite unhappy about the state of my family life. 10
  46. 46. YOUR STRESS SCALE Your Point Max. Points Rate Your Level of Active Participation in Life 10 = I pursue my interests with passion and am always open to a new experience. 0 = I try to minimize my exertion and stay within my comfort zone 10 Do You Participate in Volunteer Work or Service Activities? 10 = Yes, I make it a point to give to others on an ongoing basis and I enjoy doing so 0 = No. I have no particular interest in volunteering, 10 Rate Your Past Experience And Current Interest in Education 10 = High; learning new things is atop priority and source of genuine pleasure. 0 = I prefer just to be entertained. 10
  47. 47. YOUR STRESS SCALE Your Point Max. Points What’s Your Level of Financial Comfort? 10 = I am financially secure. 0 = I am in financial distress without a plan for the present or the future 10 Total 100
  48. 48. KNOW YOUR STRESS Your Score Stress Diagnosis 91-100 Your’re making the connection to a long happy life. Congratulations and keep it up. 71-90 You’re in danger of disconnecting. Your attitudes and behaviour could be limiting your potential and harming your health. Let the Raj yoga meditation guide you to how you can improve. 61-70 Engagement emergency. Changing the way through spiritual help you engage with can help. Get started today. 60 and below Rejoin the world! You need an overhaul of your social and psychological habits. You must make a change right now through Raj yoga if you hope for an enjoyable, fulfilling life-span.
  49. 49. THANKS