Stress diary guide 14. chunking


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  1. 1. Stress Diary Journal Guides Guide 14: Chunking Guide 14: ChunkingStress Diary JournalYour Guide ChunkingWhat is C hunking?Have you ever:  What is this for? excited about it, ask yourself Chunk Up: Felt overwhelmed with an the question, ‘This outcome is activity? To chunk down, use one or for what purpose?’ To get a Moving from Wanted to get something more of the following questions: bigger perspective / bigger Specifics to more done, but did not feel  What is an example of this? picture. Having an outcome and excited about it?  What is a component/part not knowing the larger purpose general or abstractChunking can help you get past of this? can be de-motivating. pieces ofthese obstacles.  What/who/where specifically? Chunk down: informationWhat is Chunking?  How could we use it? Addressing Overwhelm:In NLP, ‘chunking up’ refers to  Does it mean that we Sometimes we may feelmoving from Specifics to more could… overwhelmed. Chunking Down:General/abstract pieces of This can happen if the chunkinformation. While ‘chunking You chunk up to get agreement. size is too large. Here we need Means moving fromdown’ means moving from You chunk down to solve to chunk down and be moreGeneral to more Specific/ problems. specific or focus on the details General to moredetailed information. or be more realistic. After all, Specific or detailed Examples: Chunk up you eat a whole chocolate cake, piece by piece…If you feel informationTo chunk up on a piece of Overcoming Disinterest: Why doinformation, use one or more of we get bored? overwhelmed or do not knowthe following questions: Often because what we are where to start when you think What is this an example of? doing does not excite us. We of your outcome; chunk down to What is this a part of? are mired in details. If you have be more specific and identify What is the intention? an outcome, or expect an manageable tasks. For what purpose? outcome and you are notIn Stress Management this technique can be invaluable in getting toyour outcomes or solutions. Being stressed over minutiae details orincidents, and forgetting about the overall goal, that could meanbetter prospects for you, could reduce the impact of the immediate “Chunkingsmaller stressors. [e.g., you could suffer from burnout due to having can help youto complete so much work or too much emphasis on doing everythingand getting it right, whilst forgetting the damage you are causing to get pastyour overall and long-term health.] Similarly being too stressed out obstacles,over long-term goals, ideals and fearing you will not reach them,could make you more stressed out as you may miss out on enjoying whetherthe now, celebrating the skills you are gaining, or forgetting to do a internal orvaluable short course that could’ve reaped long-term benefits foryou. external” Copyright ©
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