is a form of pain that comes to tell me there is something I need to change Pain is a messenger that comes to tell me there is something I need to learn……..
“Life is a Comedy for those who think & Tragedy for those who feel ”
Vicious Cycle of Stressful Thinking Thinking Performance Feelings Behaviour
1.You have to be a doctor to diagnose & treat stress 2.Stress is a normal part of everyday life 3.Some stress is necessary in order to reach peak performances The eight illusions about Stress..
4.Stress is purely a physical phenomena and rest & relaxation will make it go away. 5.A change of diet, a little jogging and a good holiday will take your stress away. 6.Other people,situations & events are responsible for your Stress. 7.You have to be working fourteen hours a day & constantly meeting deadlines to experience stress. 8.You never experience stress.
Four levels of Stress… Spiritual Mental Emotional Physical
Causes or Triggers (Events, Situation & Circumstances at Home) Death in a family Marriage Moving Home Buying Home Money Divorce or separation Difficulties with in-laws Vacation Children
Causes or Triggers (Events, Situation & Circumstances at Work) Being fired Conflict with colleagues Incommunicative colleagues Over qualified Under qualified Dealing with aggressive people Competing with a colleague Too much work New Job Not enough time Noisy environment Demotion
(EXTERNAL FACTORS ARE UNCONTROLLABLE) Fear Hurry Insecurity Population growth Changing Lifestyles Government policies Changing world situation Changing Living standards Some external causes of Stress….
Pride Habits Hatred Attitudes Addiction Jealousy Expectations Dependencies Pre-dispositions Some internal causes of Stress….
Be Realistic-None of us can succeed in everything we try How to manage Stress….
Take control of your life Don’t be influenced by others Be an observer Everything that happens is to my advantage How to manage Stress….
Focus on the reward Manage your time Manage your relations How to manage Stress….
Improve your health Have time to relax No problems only solutions How to manage Stress….