Understanding and Identifying your Stress
Do you want to better manage your stress? A first step is to understand where it comes from and what the warning signs are.
Saying “I’m stressed” is a bit vague, it’s hard to know where to start when you haven’t understood what the most stressful point is for you.
Stress takes on a different face and can insidiously escalate to an alarm phase that surprises us when we haven’t been paying attention to what makes us emotional and exhausted.
And you, what are you sensitive to? What are you really tired of?
“Stress arises when there is an imbalance between a person’s perception of the constraints imposed by their environment and their perception of their own resources to cope with them.” Here is the description of the 3 phases in the stress response: the alarm phase, the resistance phase and the exhaustion phase. And the story of the frog!
What are the signals that alert you to the presence of “bad” stress in your daily life?
Stress affects 4 major dimensions of our life through physical, intellectual, emotional and behavioural signs. Here is the description of these visible signs of stress.
What are the environmental stressors in society and at work today? Here is a description of the main activators in a professional setting : the way work is organised, work relationships, the physical and technical environment, and the socio-economic environment.
Are you stressed out? What are your stressors?
In this video, we will describe stress factors from a personal development perspective : loss, incoherence/values, difficult relationships, daily upsets, a fast-paced life, external environment and fears.
Then we’ll look at 8 good questions to ask ourselves to no longer be subject to these stressors.