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Team Awesome

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Tim Hussa

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Causes of Stress (interpersonal skills relevance)
Poor time management

Not setting S.M.A.R.T goals
-goals not attainable
-goals unrealistic
-not enough time

Stress Management
Stress Management
Why Stress Management Is Important
How to Manage Stress


Definition:Any technique developed to help someone cope with or lessen the physical and emotional effects of everyday life pressure (26)
By Tim Hussa, Drew Kramer, Courtney Brown, Wyatt Alexander and Nikhil Gokhale
What is stress?
"A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances." (13)

Balloon Activity
1) Write stressor down on strip of paper

2) Crumple up paper and insert into flat

3) Blow up balloon halfway

4) Try to pop the balloon

Hans H. B. Selye (10)
Started in early 1900's

Works Cited
stress management in the
real world

Consesquences of Stress In the workplace
Consequiences of Stress on an Individual
Workplace Stress is the most common form of stress.

75% of americans describe
their work as stressful

-Business Readjustments
-troubles with boss
-changes in roles and responsibility
1. Goudreau, J. (2013, March 20). 12 Ways To Eliminate Stress At Work. Retrieved November 10, 2014, from www.forbes.com

2. Lyons, J., & Schneider, T. (2009). The Effects Of Leadership Style On Stress Outcomes. The Leadership Quarterly, 737-748. Retrieved November 16, 2014.

3. Maxon, R. (1999, August 1). Stress in the Workplace: A Costly Epidemic. Retrieved November 16, 2014, from http://www.fdu.edu/newspubs/magazine/99su/stress.html

4. Halford, S. (n.d.). Top Tips for Managing Stress. Retreived November 10, 2014, from http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217583

5. Bruce, J. (2013). Want a More Relaxed Evening? Do This Before You Leave Work. Academy of Management. Retrieved November 16, 2014, from http://aom.org/News/AOM-in-the-News/Want-a-More-Relaxed-Evening--Do-This-Before-You-Leave-Work.aspx?terms=stress
Stress among students is also very serious.

Some causes of stress for students include:

-group work
-large projects and exams
Having a stressful workplace environment can be very detrimental to the success of a business.

high stress cause:

-employee turnover rates increase (3)
-lower productivity

-medical insurance
-disorganized employees
-more mistake making
-concentration issues

*All of the consequences reduce productivity and decrease profits in the long run
Physical Health:(3)

Increased levels of stress overtime have a direct relation to several deadly diseases

-Heart attacks



-Immune system break down
Mental Health:
-Panic attacks
10. The History of Stress In Very Small Bites: 6. (n.d.). Retrieved November 17, 2014, from http://www.stresshacker.com/2011/02/the-history-of-stress-in-very-small-bites-6/
11.New.edu | MG641: Leadership and Organizational Behavior. (n.d.). Retrieved November 17, 2014, from https://new.edu/resources/organizational-approaches-to-managing-stress

12. Champagne, N., Nobrega, S., & Brodie, J. (n.d.). Beyond Breathing: Organizational Approaches to Reduce Job Stress. Retrieved November 17, 2014, from http://www.uml.edu/docs/Beyond-Breathing-org-approachestoreduce-jobstress-Oct-20_tcm18-42646.pdf
6. Reducing Occupational Stress. (n.d.). Retrieved November 17, 2014, from http://www.workhealth.org/prevention/prred.html
7. (n.d.). Retrieved November 17, 2014, from http://goodmood-gm.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Globophobia-Fear-Of-Balloons.jpg
Stress Management in Everyday Life for Individuals

Coping with stress: Other Strategies


Have group lunches/dinners

-Stress management helps create a more pleasant work environment
-companies that employ stress management have the happiest employees (20)
- how are companies employing these methods?
where would you rather work?

-modern office with game rooms

-beer on tap

-Free cafeteria

-outdoor putt putt golf course

-many unique sitting area.(22)
What can you do here at JMU?
-Puppies at hillside field

-Nap nook and game room at Festival.

-peer advisers, and academic advisors
Types of Stressors for College Students
Time Management
Work Responsibility
Social Pressures
and Expectatio
Environmental and Cultural Changes
Stress Management in Everyday Life for Individuals
Coping with Stress: Socials Aspects/Cultural Change
Join sports
Join Social or
other types of clubs
Indulge in Community Service/Volunteer Work around the School
8. Bressert, S. (n.d.). Simple Steps for Managing Stress in Your Life. Retrieved November 18, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/lib/simple-steps-for-managing-stress-in-your-life/000757
9. Typical Stressors Associated with College Students. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2014, from https://cas.lsu.edu/sites/cas.lsu.edu/files/attachments/AS4 -Typical Stressors.College Students.pdf
Works Cited Continued
14. Davidson, R. (n.d.). Five tips to help manage stress. Retrieved November 18, 2014, from http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/manage-stress.aspx
15. Veldheer, P. (n.d.). Stress Management for Individuals. Retrieved November 18, 2014, from http://www.essex.ac.uk/ohsas/stress/individuals.htm
13. Stress management. (n.d.). Retrieved November 18, 2014, from http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/stress-management/in-depth/exercise-and-stress/art-20044469
Stress Management Strategies for Organizations
-Employee assistance programs (6,11)
-Access to fitness facilities (6,12)
-Clear expectations of workers (11,12)
-Create fair working environment (11)

Strategies for Organizations (Cont.)
-Employee engagement(6,12)
-Preventing family/work conflict (6,12)
-Increase skill levels of employees (6,12)
-Healthy Job Demands(6,12)
16. Siegal, S. (n.d.). Stress and Health. Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2568977/

-General electric's employee reward system (20)
17. Pascucci, M. (n.d.). Free ArticlesFor College Women Leaders & Young Professionals. Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://www.campuscalm.com/time_management.html
-google encourages team bonding activities during work hours, and outside of the office (22)
Stress Management in Everyday Life for Individuals
Coping with stress: Schoolwork

1. Manage your time
better by planning ahead

2. Set aside 30-60
minutes each day
to study (8)

3. Get extra help/ Go to office hours

4. Form study groups

Works Cited Continued
18. Glazer. (2009). Program of the Fifth International Congress on Stress Management of the International Stress Management Association. International Journal of Stress Management, 221-233.

19. 10 Big Companies That Promote Employee Meditation - OnlineMBA.com. (2012, February 1). Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://www.onlinemba.com/blog/10-big-companies-that-promote-employee-meditation/

20. Best Companies to Work For 2014. Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://fortune.com/best-companies/

21. Coping With Stress at Work. Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/work-stress.aspx

22. Stewart, J. (2013, March 15). Looking for a Lesson in Google’s Perks. Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/16/business/at-google-a-place-to-work-and-play.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

23. Becker, R. HealthAhead Elements. Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://ehsjournal.org/http:/ehsjournal.org/rachel-becker/healthahead-ge-employee-wellness-program/2010/

24.Ways to Mannage Office Stress. (2014, October 9). Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://online.wsj.com/articles/SB10000872396390443982904578046390545386624

25. STRESS...At Work. (2014, June 6). Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/99-101/

26. stress management. (n.d.). Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon. Retrieved November 21, 2014, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/stress management
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