LMS281 - Stress, Time Management & Personal Wellness
This powerful, two-day workshop on Stress Management and Personal Wellness is designed to help individuals increase their “stress” awareness and help them learn more about:
• How to identify and cope with what stresses them individually.
• How to manage stress at work and away from work.
• How to develop a personal wellness program to reduce the risk of stress-related health problems.
• How to manage time and optimize results
Managing stress and personal wellness is a 24/7 activity. Stress can affect job performance, relationships, and overall health in many ways. In order to manage stress effectively, it is important to be able to identify individual stress factors and develop coping strategies to deal with these factors. Effective stress management also includes developing an individual wellness program with regular exercise, proper diet and nutrition, and adhering to a healthy lifestyle.
This highly interactive workshop includes "actual demonstrations” of the various stress relaxation exercises by the instructor, and it is designed to help individuals improve their quality of life.
Duration: 2 Days
Who should attend
Overview of Stress
What is stress? It can have psychological and physiological effects on you.
Where does stress come from (discussion on causes for stress)? General Adaptation Syndrome Response. Types of stress. Stress comes from many places: Task Demands, Physical Demands, Role Demands, and Interpersonal Demands.
What are the effects of stress (discussion on various effects)? How stress can affect your quality of life and job performance.
Identifying Individual Stress Factors
Personal stress factors (group discussion on various personal stressors and their negative effects).
Organizational stress factors (group discussion on various organizational stressors and their negative effects).
Exercise and Coping Strategies
Calisthenics (demonstrations of several calisthenic exercises)
Aerobic Exercise (explanation of “aerobic exercise procedure”)
Coping Strategies (various coping strategies listed and discussed)
Relaxation Exercises (Actual Demonstrations)
Deep Breathing Exercise
Body Scan Exercise
Progressive Muscle Relaxation Exercise
Guided Imagery Exercise
Proper Diet and Nutrition
A Balanced Diet (discussion on the effects of carbohydrates, fats, protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals).
Foods for Relaxation (some foods actually help you relax).
Good Foods to Eat (some foods are good and also good for you).
When and How to Eat (knowing when and how to eat can help you enjoy a less-stressed lifestyle).
Six Symptoms of Poor Time Management
How to Prioritize Your Time
Five Rules for “Making Time”
A discussion on some biofeedback devices that can help you monitor how your body is reacting to stress, and also provide measurements to help you control your stress.