Identify the external sources of stress in your life.
Examine your thoughts, beliefs, attitude, and behaviors that contribute to your stress. Studies show that 75% of our stress comes from our internal process.
Take responsibility for the role you play in creating or maintaining stress and don’t blame others.
Become aware of the effects stress is having on you: depressed, anxious, not sleeping, irritable, angry, headaches, neck or back problems or other physical symptoms.
Examine your current coping: overeating, drinking alcohol, spending money, smoking, taking out your anger on others, or withdrawing from others.
Develop new, healthy strategies: shift to more positive thinking, exercise, learn relaxation techniques, manage your time more efficiently, create balance.
POSITIVE PRODUCTIVE PERSONAL AND WORK RELATIONSHIPS
Personal and professional conflicts can make or break our work environment. Learn how to handle difficult situations with comfort and ease.
Understand the barriers to communication
Learn effective communication strategies such as active listening and building rapport
Deal with negative people
Contain corporate gossip
Give and receive positive feedback
*See page Life in Balance/Stress Wheel