Managing Stress: Five Strategies For How To Handle Stress
The program demonstrates how to tackle stressors with five simple, yet practical strategies that will work in a variety of real-life situations. (Part 2 in a 3-Part Series)
Runtime: 15 Minutes
- Leader’s Guide
- PowerPoint Presentation
- Participant Worksheets
- Additional Bonus Material
Key Learning Points:
- Identify the source of your stress.
- Eliminate or avoid stress whenever possible.
- Rethink the stress you can’t eliminate.
- Cope with the stress you can’t rethink.
- When all else fails, seek support.
Arguments, always running late, not sleeping well, credit card debt, difficult co-workers; these are just a few of the many sources of stress identified in this program. It demonstrates how to tackle stressors with five simple, yet practical strategies that will work in a variety of real-life situations.
Some of the symptoms of stress:
- Muscle Tension
- Stomach aches
- Back Pain
- Worry irritability
- Allergy flare-ups
- Cold Hands
- Rapid Heart Rate
Summary Points of this program
- Fight or flight
- Keeping a journal – look for underlying causes of stress
- Remember the five steps for managing stress
- Remember the five coping methods
- Be comfortable with where you are in the change process
David L. Katz MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP is Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center, director of the Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital, medical consultant for ABC News, and a health/nutrition columnist for The New York Times.
*Even though this video is one of a three-part or five-part series, you needn’t purchase all three or five videos. Each video in the series can be viewed (and purchased) separately and independently from the others.