There is Nothing Fowl about
Person's Guide to Stress Management
Patt Schwab, Ph.D., CSP
We all know
about controlling stress through time management, good
nutrition, and proper exercise. So why don't we do it?
Frankly, because it's boring, or because for some of us,
doing the "right thing" causes more aggravation - more
stress - than just muddling along with our old ineffective
habits. This program will help you get beyond the septic
tank syndrome (where it feels as if the entire world is
flushing in your direction!). It will help you do so with a
grows from three premises:
- You know
more than you think. We would
not be as old as we are if we didn't know some stress
reduction techniques that work for us. The trick is to
identify them, justify them, and use them.
- If your only
tool is a hammer, you will treat every problem as if it
were a nail. Creative
thinking provides options that reduce stress.
- Laughter is
the Ben Gay of the soul. The addition
of positive factors in life, rather than merely a lack of
negative factors, is crucial in reducing stress.
creative problem solving, and what attendees already know
about themselves, Dr. Schwab helps participants tailor
individual stress reduction programs that work.
Meeting Planner Notes: This humorous and
interactive program emphasizes an introspective look at the
stressors in the lives of attendees. Because what stresses
one person may energize another, the focus is on developing
individualized action plans.
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