The Attitude Day Spa: Managing Stress, Building Self-Esteem, and Staying Positive at Work
Phone calls, meetings, projects, files, too much to do. Stop! Check in for a day of pampering at "The Attitude Day Spa," a complete onsite training program for better stress management, self-esteem, and techniques for staying positive at work. Information is presented in a humorous and relaxed style. Spa treatments (hands-on activities) are used to reinforce learning points.
The following outline highlights some of the course's key learning points. As part of your training program, we will modify content as needed to meet your business objectives. Upon request, we will provide you with a copy of the participant materials prior to the session(s).
Stress Happens: Determining a Treatment Regime
Stress occurs for a host of different reasons. This program begins with an examination of the causes of stress, a brief history of stress study, and a self-diagnostic tool with which participants will pinpoint their biggest stressors: time management issues, communication with coworkers, etc.
I Did It to Myself: Stopping Self Sabotage
"I can't....This always happens to me...." Many self-sabotaging behaviors are the result of negative thoughts and poor choices. This lesson is designed to help participants develop new habits after becoming aware of the various ways that they might be sabotaging their success and adding to stress.
Candles Please!: Eliminating Stress from the Physical Environment
Okay, so there are no candles in most offices, but there are several techniques for removing stress from the physical environment: choosing and sitting in the right chair, walking instead of taking the stairs, removing clutter and other distractions, and more.
Mind over Matter: Six Mental Techniques for Handling Stress
Anticipating and avoiding potentially stressful situations, avoiding unnecessary stress, reducing the importance of an event, reducing uncertainty, tapping into imagery, positive thought, and meditation are all classic techniques for handling workplace stress. This segment introduces those methods of coping and encourages participants to try each.
Almost Massage Therapy: Stretch, Twist, Reach
Unit five covers physical exercises to reduce short-term stress. From deep breathing to cable stretches, participants will learn a variety of treatments for instant renewal.
Nutrition Connection: Understanding Food and Stress
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. Poor nutrition leads to stress. This component reviews basic nutrition and the importance of a healthy diet for maximum productivity.
Checking Out: Prescription for Success
The Attitude Day Spa - Managing Stress, Building Self-Esteem, and Staying Positive at Work concludes with each participant selecting goals and methods they will use to combat stress and return to work renewed, refreshed, and ready to tackle new tasks.