Stress Management

Course id: 9928
Duration: 3 days / 6 H per day

introduction

Tom Rataj says: “When stress is at its highest, just know it can only go down.”

William James says: “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.”

Prerequisites

No special requirements but a knowledge of management is an advantage

Audience

No special parameters are given, attendance can benefit all who have work or family stresses regardless the field of work or the hierarchical level.

Objectives

By the end of this workshop each trainee will be able to:

  • Identify the best approach to a stressful situation (Alter, Avoid, or Accept)
  • Understand what lifestyle elements you can change to reduce stress
  • Use routines to reduce stress
  • Use environmental and physical relaxation techniques
  • Better cope with major events
  • Use a stress log

 

Content

Day one:
Understanding Stress

  • Defining stress
  • Types of stress
  • Understanding the triple approach to stressful situation (Triple A):
  • Alter, Avoid or Accept

Creating a Stress-Reducing Lifestyle

  • Eating properly
  • Exercising regularly
  • Sleeping well

Altering the situation

  • Thinking positively and adopting positive attitude
  • Improving specific skills that help manage the situation
  • Doing something differently
  • When not to alter the situation
  • Taking effective actions

Day Two:
Avoiding the situation

  • Identifying when to avoid the situation
  • Identifying when not to avoid the situation
  • Taking effective actions to avoid the situation

Accepting the situation

  • Identifying when to accept the situation
  • Identifying when not to accept the situation
  • Taking effective actions to accept the situation

 

Use routines to reduce stress

  • Planning meals
  • Organizing chores
  • Using a To-Do list

Environmental relaxation techniques

  • Finding a sanctuary
  • Using music
  • Seeing the humor
  • Meditation

Day Three:
Physical relaxation techniques

  • Soothing stretches
  • Deep breathing
  • Tensing and relaxing

Coping with major events

  • Establishing a support system
  • Crating a plan
  • Knowing when to seek help

Creating a stress log

  • Recording events
  • Identifying stressors and crating a plan
  • Creating new habits
  • Reviewing and evaluating
  • Words from the wise

 

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Trainers

Dr. Said KAMHA