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WHAT IS STRESS?

Stress is difficult to define partly


because it means different things
to different people.

Stress is anything that places a


demand on us physically, mentally,
or emotionally. It makes us change
the normal way we live.

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WHAT IS A STRESSOR?
Stressor: It is the variety of external and
internal stimuli that evokes stress.

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THE VARIATIONS OF STRESS

• Eustress: Positive Stress.

• Distress: Negative Stress.

• Hyperstress: Excessive
stress.

• Hypostress: Insufficient
stress.

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CAUSE OF STRESS:

Job
Stress

Individual Stressor

Group Stressor
Organizational Stressor

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Stressor
EFFECTS OF STRESS
•Psychological
•Emotional
•Physical
•Behavioural

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Effects of Stress on performanc
How
well
you
can do
things
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SOURCES OF
STRESS

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1. Frustration:
When Goal- Directed Behavior is blocked

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2. Conflict of motives:

Approach- Approach Conflict:


There is a choice between two or more
desirable goals.
What should I
do?
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JOB

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Avoidance- Avoidance Conflict:
There is a choice between two or
more undesirable goals.

I have no
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Approach - Avoidance Conflict:
There is a single goal with both
desirable and undesirable qualities.

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Double Approach- Avoidance Conflict:
Choice Between two goals which have
both desirable and undesirable qualities.

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3. Pressures:
ò Pressures to achieve specific goals
or to behave in particular ways.

òPressure force a person to speed


up, intensify effort, or change the
direction of goal- oriented behaviour

Sources of pressure:
1. External
2. Internal

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How to Manage
Stress.
•Identify your Stressors.

•Know how you react.

•Learn techniques to deal with stress.

•Integrate stress management to your daily life.

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Mental Techniques
•Time management.

•Organize.

•Re-label.

•Problem solve.

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Diversions.
•Music.

•Hobbies.

•Play.

•Learning.

•Vacation.

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Stress Management
Plan.
•Identify stressors.

•Determine your reactions.

•Techniques currently used.

•Techniques to add or change.

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“STRESS IS TO BE DEALT EVERY
MOMENT OF LIFE”

“WHICH STRESS MANAGEMENT


TECHNIQUE TO USE WILL DEPEND
ON THE SOURCE OF STRESS AND
THE INDIVIDUAL ”

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ENJOY A STRESS FREE
LIFE! !

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