Facilitator Reproducible Guided Self-Exploration Activities
In today’s economy, almost everyone feels workplace stress. While a little stress is to be expected, even though motivating, too much stress can interfere with both productivity and motivation, and can impact employee (and employer) mental, emotional and physical health. Even the perfect job has stressful deadlines and other seemingly unreasonable expectations.
People experience stress in the workplace in three primary ways: 1) Stress generated from within a person; 2) Stress generated from the work environment; and 3) Stress from a poor job fit. When these sources of stress are ignored, they can lead to accidents in the workplace, injuries, and even more stress. Stress from one of these sources can be difficult to overcome, but stress from more than one of these sources can be debilitating.
In order to deal with all of the various types of stress in the workplace, it will help to understand workplace stress and acquire tools and techniques for managing it. The Coping with Stress in the Workplace Workbook provides assessments and self-guided activities to help participants learn useful skills for coping with the various forms of stress in the workplace.
The four chapters include:
- Workplace Sources of Stress
- Stress-Prone Personality
- Work Habits
- Workplace Relationships
This workbook is also available in PDF eBook format, making it simple to store on your computer or mobile device, and to access with a PDF viewer. The PDF format also allows you to easily print copies of the activities and worksheets during therapy and counseling sessions.
Coping with Stress in the Workplace Card Deck
Need a creative way to start your session? Use the Coping with Stress in the Workplace Card Deck. The open-ended questions will break the ice and stimulate conversation. Use them alone or in conjunction with the corresponding page in the book.
What are the differences between external and internal stress in the workplace? Give some examples of each.
To put yourself in a good frame of mind before you go to work, what relaxing techniques can you use to start each day?
With what types of people do you compete in the workplace? How does this help to motivate you? How does it lead to stress?