Stress Management : Stress Management Training Topics:
Ways to improve your attitude
Stress Management Techniques
Acceptance-oriented skills Stress Management : © 2008 MMMTS Stress Management MMM Training Solutions
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Website: www.mmmts.com MANAGING STRESS IN THE WORKPLACE : © 2008 MMMTS MANAGING STRESS IN THE WORKPLACE What is Stress? : © 2008 MMMTS Stress is a reaction to a basic threat and the basic threat is the perceived inability to cope.
The reaction to stress is a unique personal experience, triggered by our unique personal perception of the world.
The perception factor is that mysterious variable that can often make “one man’s poison another man’s pleasure”.
How we perceive life is so often determined by the way we perceive ourselves. Reality is not made for us, but by us. What is Stress? Reaction to Stress : © 2008 MMMTS The manner in which you choose to interpret, react to and handle a perceived stress can very often be far more damaging to you than the actual stress could ever be on its own. Reaction to Stress Men are disturbed not by the things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen. Greek Philosopher – Epictetus TYPES OF STRESS : © 2008 MMMTS TYPES OF STRESS Eustress- Positive.
Distress – Negative. Commonly known as stress. Causes of Harmful Work Stress : © 2008 MMMTS Causes of Harmful Work Stress No formal stress-care awareness policy
Inconsistent, poorly trained management
Inconsistent management communication
Poor management/colleague relationships
Unhelpful approaches/attitudes to stress Source: Stress Busters– Stress Survival by Robert Holden Causes of Harmful Work Stress : © 2008 MMMTS Causes of Harmful Work Stress Unwritten objectives and unclear goals
Feeling undervalued and unappreciated
Insufficient employee consultation
Unrealistic workloads/time schedules
Poor time management/organization skills Source: Stress Busters– Stress Survival by Robert Holden MANAGING STRESS : © 2008 MMMTS MANAGING STRESS Our goal is not to eliminate
stress but to learn how to
manage and use it
to help us. Managing Stress : © 2008 MMMTS Managing Stress Become aware of your stressors and your emotional and physical reactions.
Recognize what you can change.
Reduce the intensity of your emotional reactions to stress.
Learn to moderate your physical reactions to stress.
Build your physical reserves.
Maintain your emotional reserves.
Learn to Respond, Not React Steps to Building a Positive Attitude : © 2008 MMMTS Steps to Building a Positive Attitude Change Focus, Look for the Positive.
Make a Habit of Doing it Now.
Develop an attitude of gratitude.
Get into a continuous education program.
Build positive self-esteem.
Stay away from negative influences.
Learn to like the things that need to be done.
Start your day with a positive. Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Step 4: Step 5: Step 6: Step 7: Step 8: Source: © 1998 Macmillan India Ltd., Author: Shiv Khera Stress-Aggravating Foods : © 2008 MMMTS Stress-Aggravating Foods Sugar
Alcohol Slide 13: © 2008 MMMTS Vitamin A
Evening Primrose Oil
Chlorella Stress-Helpful Foods Stress-Friendly Diet : © 2008 MMMTS Eat fresh foods
Eat regular meals
Resist the temptation to overeat
Eat a variety of foods
The acid/alkaline balance
Fiber Stress-Friendly Diet Tips on Handling Stress : © 2008 MMMTS Tips on Handling Stress Work smarter, not harder.
Carry reading material with you.
Accept that time will be spent on activities outside your control.
Don’t dwell upon things not done.
Record daily activities, achievements, goals, sources of delay, and time waste to realize hidden opportunities. Tips on Handling Stress : © 2008 MMMTS Tips on Handling Stress Always maintain a short-task list.
Continually ask yourself, “What is the best use of my time right now?”
Be physically active to relieve tension.
Make quick decisions.
Carefully mix work & breaks.
Have a positive attitude.
Relax. Contact Information : Contact Information MMM TRAINING SOLUTIONS
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