Its stressful out there – a mindful approach

Duration 1 Days

Benefits:

Following the programme participants will have the knowledge, skills and techniques to:

• Recognise the symptoms, source and causes of stress,
• Put in place effective coping and management strategies,
• Become solution rather than problem focused,
• A mindful approach to dealing with unwanted pressure,
• Embrace the right amount of demand and challenge for maximum performance,
• Manage the key driver of stress – thoughts.

Programme Content:

• How to recognise stress (including unseen stress) and how to cope with its debilitating effects in yourself and others.
• How to differentiate between rational and irrational behaviour – anxiety, worry, fear, etc
• How to become more mindful and live in the “now”,
• How to balance the “inside” with the “outside”,
• How to identify and manage the source of our stress – our thoughts,
• How to exercise the casting vote when it comes to stress – in how we respond,
• How personality impacts on levels of stress,
• How to challenge unhelpful beliefs, opinions, thoughts and attitudes in the management of stress,
• How to embrace flexible expectations and avoid the stress of rigidity,
• How to take back control and exercise the power of choice,
• How to exercise personal responsibility – the ability to respond,
• How to recognize the negative impact of pressure. dissolve worry and adopt a reality based approach when worry sets in,
• How to build a positive self image,
• How to manage the “angle of misery”, regain focus and direction in difficult times,
• How to get out of your own way and restore a healthy work/life balance
• How to put in place practical coping techniques and strategies to deal with and eliminate stress,
• How to maximise your performance through a change in attitude,
• How to use your mindfulness to create a reality of value, meaning and purpose,
• How to set goals and build a successful life strategy,
• 3 simple mindfulness techniques for use anywhere, anytime.