DHRUV BHIKHA STRESS PRESENTATION

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Personally I think the most stressful thing on me is preparing for an exam and getting stressed on how much I have studied or how much I haven't studied. Another stressful issue I have is people not arriving on time and thinking to my self “ I am going to be late for this event, what if this happens.” Personal Stress

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  • 1.Personal Stress
    Personally I think the most stressful thing on me is preparing for an exam and getting stressed on how much I have studied or how much I haven't studied. Another stressful issue I have is people not arriving on time and thinking to my self I am going to be late for this event, what if this happens.

2. Presentation Outline
Part 1 Stress in General
Part 2 - Stress at Work
Part 3 Stress Management
3. Stress in General
4. Legal Overview
HEALTH AND SAFETY IN EMPLOYMENT ACT 1992 (sect 6)
Every employer shall take all practicable steps to ensure the safety of employees while at work
HEALTH AND SAFETY IN EMPLOYMENT ACT 1992 (sect 7)
Every employer shall ensure that there are in place effective methods for identifying existing hazards, and(if possible before they arise) new hazards to employees at work.
5. WHAT IS STRESS ?
Stress is a feeling that creates when we react to particular events. Its the bodys way of rising to a challenge and preparing to meet tough situation with focus strength stamina and heighted alertness.
The events that provoke stress is called stressors, they cover a whole range of situations, such as good stress and bad stress.
6. STRESS FEELINGS
When you are stressed out there are many feelings and different types of emotions. You can feel jealousy, anger, nervous, Paranoid, worried and get very defensive. This can effect how people feel about you and your work.
7. TYPES OF STRESSORS
Concerns about weight
Work stress
Financial stress
Health of a family member
Things to do on your mind
Maintenance of the house
Paying bills
8. NEGATIVE STRESS
Negative stress is bad stress and can have very bad effects on your body, people around you and your work. The effects stress has on you can be Emotional, physical and behavioural. Some of those effects are
Depression
Sleeping badly
Muscle tension
Body language to others
Concentration and Memory
Weight
9. POSITIVE STRESS
There can also be positive stress this cannormally happen when you are very nervous about an up coming meeting or game or job interview. This is good though as it makes you want to perform that extra 10% and could result in you winning or getting the job or promotion.
10. Systems of Stress
Physical symptoms
Mental symptoms
Behavioural symptoms
Emotional symptoms
11. Aches and pains
Diarrhoea or constipation
Nausea, dizziness
Chest pain, rapid heartbeat
Loss of sex drive
Frequent colds
Physical Symptoms
12. MENTAL SYMPTOMS
Anger
Anxiety
Apathy
Cynicism
Defensiveness
Depression
Difficulty concentrating
Feelings of helplessness, hopelessness or worthlessness
Feelings of being misunderstood or unappreciated
Hypersensitivity
Insecurity
Irritability
Lack of direction
Pessimism
Resentment
Sadness
Insomnia
Isolation or withdrawal from others
Lessened enjoyment of activities that were once pleasurable
Loss of appetite or, in contrast, overeating
Loss of sexual desire
Procrastination
13. BEHAVIOURAL SYMPTOMS
Stress can have effects on your behaviour such as:
Increased smoking
Increased use of alcohol or drugs
Nail biting
Neglect of responsibility
Poor job performance
Unusually poor hygiene
Eating more or less
14. EMOTIONAL SYMPTOMS
Stress can have effects on your behaviour such as:
Anxiety
Restlessness
Worrying
Irritability
Depression
Sadness
Anger
Feeling insecure
Lack of focus
Burnout
Forgetfulness
15. STRESS RELATED ILLNESSES
Stress is not the same as ill-health, but has been related to such illnesses as;
heart disease
chronic fatigue
anxiety attacks
mood swings
psychological distress
depression
sleep problems
high blood pressure
eating disorders
16. COSTS OF STRESS
80% of all modern diseases have their origins in stress.
In the UK, 40 million working days per year are lost directly from stress - related illness.
Costs in absenteeism to British industry is estimated at 1.5 billion pounds per year.
17. Stress at Work
Stress at work can always be very hectic, as there may be lots of work to do and you just don't know where to start. Ways to reduce stress levels at work is, organise the work load evenly and plan what project, presentation you are going to start on and plan the time evenly.
18. FACTORS INFLUENCING WORK STRESS
The drive for success
Changing work patterns
Working conditions
Overwork
Under-work
Uncertainty
Conflict
Responsibility
Relationships at work
Change at work
19. Stress Management
20. Causes of Stress
Internal Stresses
External Stresses
Inability to accept uncertainty
Negative self-talk
Unrealistic expectations
Perfectionism
Lack of assertiveness
Major life changes
Work
Relationship difficulties
Financial problems
Being too busy
Children and family
21. External Stresses - Organisational
Company take over
Reductions / layoffs
Major reorganisation
Company sale / relocation
Employee benefit cuts
Mandatory overtime required
Little input into decisions
Mistake consequences severe
Workloads vary
Fast paced work
React to changes
Advancement difficult
Red tape delays jobs
Insufficient resources
Pay below going rate
Technology changes
Employee benefits poor
Workplace conditions
Consistent poor performance
22. External Stresses - Major Life Events
Major life events can happen to a lot of people and it is not good what they go through, these are some examples of events:
Death of a loved one
Marriage
New house
Pregnancy
23. Internal Stress
Internal factors contributing to stress are:
Unrealistic expectations
Perfectionism
Lack of assertiveness
Sleepy
Frustration
Anxiety
24. The best way to keep stress in control is, always keep a cool mind and think out side the box. And different types of learning methods to control stress.
Always relax
Get a lot of sleep
Doing regular exercise can always help
STRESS CONTROL
25. Change your self-confidence and self-esteem
Change youranger management
Change your relaxation and sleep
Change your perception-based strategies
Change your action-based strategies
Stress Management Techniques
26. Summary
Build your resilience by:
Believe that you will succeed if you keep working towards your goal
Have strong relationships with family and friends
Take actions to solve problems that is getting to you
Believe that you will succeed, and work towards your goal
Ask for help if you are not understanding a problem