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SUCCESS WITH STRESS (6 Programs)
If stress is ignored or poorly handled it builds up and over time can cause serious long-term problems. Helpful, thought-provoking, action-oriented questions and numerous positive coping strategies to successfully manage stress are woven throughout these video sessions. Each session of this comprehensive series focuses on a specific stress-related issue and helps participants: Perceive and understand good and bad stress in their lives; Learn how their value and belief systems affect their stress levels; Identify positive coping skills that work for them; and, Create action plans to successfully manage their stress.
Session 1: TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE!
Stress is a fact of life. But too much stress can break down a person's physical, mental, and emotional health. In this session, people learn how identifying values, making commitments, and personal planning can help them manage the stress in their lives. They begin to make choices that support their values and develop a personal plan to take charge of their lives. 17 minutes
Session 2: GET READY FOR CHANGE!
You can't stop change but you can prepare for it. Instead of being caught short by the current rapid changes in the job market, technology, families, and society, individuals can prepare mentally, emotionally, and physically. By learning the skills of re-labeling, hardiness, resiliency, and surrender, people can adapt to change successfully. Change is inevitable. Being ready for it is a choice. 19 minutes
Session 3: BUILD HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS!
Although relationships with family, friends, and coworkers are essential, they can also be difficult. In this session people learn the importance of developing a community of friends for mutual support. They learn the skills of listening, contact, and faith to build and maintain healthy relationships. 16 minutes
Session 4: MANAGE A FAST-PACED LIFE!
Living in the fast lane offers excitement and challenge, but when the pressures of life pile up, it's easy to spend energy on things that don't matter. By refocusing on priorities and goals that reflect personal values and by developing the skills of pacing, assertiveness, and time management, people can live more satisfying lives. 16 minutes
Session 5: REPLACE SELF-DEFEATING BEHAVIORS!
Everyone develops coping strategies to help manage stress: some are excellent, others are actually dangerous. Poor coping strategies may become part of the problem and even lead to addictions. In this session, people learn to identify self-defeating behaviors by reflecting on their values and current coping patterns. 17 minutes
Session 6: DEVELOP NEW STRESS SKILLS!
In our fast-paced, ever changing world, stress is inevitable. It takes courage to make difficult decisions and change behaviors to manage stress. If you develop good stress management skills you can emerge from stressful times feeling less overwhelmed, even healthy and happy. In this session, people discover they benefit from learning and practicing a variety of coping skills for dealing with stress. 19 minutes
*Each session includes a Leader Guide to help you plan your workshop and Reproducible Worksheets to help your audience assess their options and plan for change