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#12865/0185  ALL ABOUT STRESS (5 Programs)
This series featuring Dr. David Katz, a medical consultant for ABC news, contains everything you need to put on a training program on stress, and includes sections focused on weight control and emotional eating as well as some yoga relaxation techniques that can be done anywhere - even at work. Includes a full PowerPoint presentation, the videos, handouts and bonus materials like a special behavioral change module based on the stages of change model. RECOGNIZING STRESS - Most people fail to make the connection between their own stress and the onset of stress-related health problems like recurrent colds, high blood pressure, mood disorders and chronic pain. #12858 MANAGING STRESS - Wouldn't you like to let stress just roll right off your back? #12854 RESILIENCE: Mastering Stress - Learn how to tackle stress in five easy steps. #12855 YOGA AT WORK - Yoga instructor, Michele Elliman teaches you how to do yoga, right at your desk at work. #12857 STRESS, WEIGHT CONTROL AND EMOTIONAL EATING - It's a vicious cycle that, if left unchecked, can lead to all kinds of health problems including insulin resistance, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. #12856 *The first three programs are also available as a package #12860 Grades 9 to A

#12860/0185  ALL ABOUT STRESS SERIES (3 Programs)
This three-part series contains everything you need to put on a training program on recognizing, managing and mastering stress. Includes a full PowerPoint presentation, the video, handouts and bonus materials like a special behavioral change module based on the stages of change model. It will help employees, clients and patients learn how to effectively deal with stress in their daily lives.Grades 9 to A

*Features Allen Ivey, University of South Florida, Tampa; Mary Bradford Ivey, University of South Florida, Tampa; Norma Gluckstern-Packard, Former Warden Pautuxent Prison, Maryland; Kent Butler, University of Central Florida; Carlos Zalaquett, University of South Florida, Tampa. Grades 9 to A

#11126/0395  DON'T STRESS OUT ABOUT IT! Stress Management for Teens
"The video is a great resource for students from junior through senior high school. Highly Recommended." This unique, comprehensive stress management program, provides youth with the tools necessary to identify and manage the stresses of everyday life including disruptions at home, problems at school, community violence, the impact of war, difficulties with friends and more. Divided into 7 easy easily accessible chapters. Includes PDF Guide

#12578/0145  HEALING WITHIN: How Your State of Mind Can Promote Health and Healing
Meditation and relaxation techniques increase the emission of alpha waves by the brain and trigger a series of reactions that sooth the body. These techniques have helped patients with serious illness rediscover their confidence and their identity while bringing them a newfound energy to confront the illness face to face. In this program, five patients share their stories - each an emotional battle for survival.

#14444/1290  HELP! I'M STRESSED!
Teen stress, school stress, relationship stress, parent stress, bully stress, internet stress; what's a kid to do? This video explains to grade 6 to 12 audiences why we feel stress, what its purpose is, why stress is both good and bad, and what they can do to help alleviate the bad. Grades 6 to 12

Details the specific effect of stress, exercise, and lifestyle on the immune system and provides guidelines for incorporating exercise and healthy lifestyle practices into daily life. Reviews the components of the immune system, including a definition of the basic cell types of the immune system that are important and a simple overview of their function.

Presented in the dynamics of a studio audience, this program gives strategies to help viewers reduce stress and feel more in control. Demonstrates the mind-body connection and how your mood or the way you feel can lead to relaxation or stress. This fresh insight will challenge you to re-think habits of thought and action that may be creating stress in your life.

For most people, even the ordinary demands of life can cause some feelings of unease and stress, and these stressful thoughts and feelings may result in chronic mental and physical fatigue or anxiety. The seemingly simple act of mindfulness helps reduce the impact of stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. The practice of mindfulness is an effective means of enhancing and maintaining optimal mental health and overall well-being, and can be implemented in every aspect of daily living. Mindfulness has been applied to a variety of mental and physical disorders and has also been useful within educational, military, and corporate settings. In this video, Dr. Rezvan Ameli demonstrates three mindfulness exercises within a group therapy setting and also discusses the science and practice of mindfulness. *Closed Captioned

The modern workplace requires new and specific techniques to deal successfully with stress and the threat to health and productivity it poses. This video gets directly to the roots of the problem and offers advice on how to turn things around.Grades 9 to A

Work-related burnout exacts a very high price in health and productivity through, among other things, exhaustion, cynicism and ineffectiveness. This video offers a proven method for recognizing and dealing with this growing problem from a recognized expert in the field.

STAYING POSITIVE is an exciting, energetic and entertaining feast of ideas for getting into a good mood and staying there. By watching this program, you'll be more aware of the times when you may be tempted to give in to negative emotions and what you can do to cut them off and choose more helpful alternatives.

#11489/1410  STRESS MANAGEMENT: Treatment and Understanding
How do those who provide counseling deal most effectively with clients who suffer from stress? This program will provide information, techniques, and handouts viewers can immediately use with clients. Dr. Edna Brinkley (Psychological Consultant and Private Practice) works with four clients of multi-ethnic backgrounds where she and her clients demonstrate and discuss: * How stress affects the body, especially chronic stress. * How to identify clients' unique sources and symptoms of stress. * Lifestyle strategies for stress reduction. * How to create a shared frame of reference about stress. Grades 9 to A

"Regulate your disturbing emotions (such as anger) before they regulate you." This series hosted by Daniel Goleman, Ph.d. teaches how to handle stress by learning how to be emotionally intelligent. UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Learn three basic strategies for handling stress with emotional intelligence: Become aware of your emotions; Self-regulate your emotions; and, Recognize and empathize with the emotions in others.12 minutes DEMONSTRATING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Learn the subtle art of reading facial expressions and understand how our emotions are passed from one person to another almost like the common cold. 18 minutes EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE As we all know, a certain amount of stress is essential to motivate us to get things done and make improvements. But knowing the right amount is one of the five keys! 15 minutes *Each program comes with PowerPoint, Leader's Guide and Bonus Materials Grades 9 to A

#11180/2160  SUCCESS WITH STRESS (6 Programs)
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.

#12576/0145  TEEN ANXIETY DISORDER: Taking It Seriously
Some teens feel extreme, unreasonable anxiety about being judged harshly by others, or about behaving in a way that might cause them embarrassment. What can be done if it brings them to the point of a breakdown or to a state of constant depression? Parents and other involved adults learn to recognize and evaluate symptoms, and what they can do to help.

There is little doubt that adolescents often find themselves trying to deal with situations that can only be described as stressful, and quite often the causes are family related. Teens need skills and tools to help them recognize stress and then to deal with their feelings in a positive manner. This video will help. Grades 7 to 12


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