Effectively Managing Stress and Burnout in the Workplace

A unique workshop, facilitated by a Clinical Psychologist, which aims to provide individuals and teams with dynamic insight, understanding, cause and effect of Stress and Burnout in the Workplace. The Workshop will also equip individuals with the necessary tool kit to prevent and deal with Stress and Burnout more effectively.

Module 1: Mental Health Matters: what is well-being

  • Mental Health vs. Mental Illness
  • Dimensions of Wellness
  • Stress, Burnout, Productivity and the GDP
  • SA’s state of Mental Health
    • Cognitive Symptoms of Stress
    • Emotional Symptoms of Stress
    • Physical Symptoms of Stress
    • Behavioral Symptoms of Stress

Module 2: Stress Management and Resilience: Transforming your Vocation into a Vacation

  • Attitude check – Thriving not surviving
  • Healthy mental wellness routines – roll up your sleeves
  • The well-being wheel – Doing what you love and loving what you do
  • How to strengthen mental toughness in tough times
  • Self-care in a busy world – important questions you need to ask
  • Breaking the habit of being worried and anxious
  • Improving your life, one habit at a time and making strides – one step at a time
  • Promoting work-life balance – Unplugging at the right time – Play Hard, Work Hard

Module 3: Stress and Burnout Awareness

  • Exploring and managing the 4 common types of stress
  • The effects of work stress
  • Understanding Stress and Burnout
  • The difference between Stress and Burnout
  • The tell tale signs of Burnout
  • Stages on the road to Burnout
  • The 4 stage checklist of Burnout
  • The Evolution & Mechanisms of Stress
  • Gender based Stress
  • Digital Stress

Module 4: Attention Training

  • Brain overload – Attention Training
  • Brain overload – Managing Stress
  • The Cost of Stress

Module 5: Motivation: A vision for the future

  • Understanding fear
  • Dealing with fear
  • The myth of motivation
  • Determination
  • Setting realistic goals
  • Achieving goals, now what?
  • The 12 week year
  • Positive thinking overview

Module 6: Self-Confidence: who you think you are

  • Overview
  • Buying into the concept of self-improvement
  • Building self-esteem
  • Taking back ownership of yourself
  • Self-esteem defined
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Building self-esteem
  • Mindfulness

Module 7: Bullying at Work

  • Dealing with negative people and situations at work
  • Bulling at work
  • Medical incapacity

Module 8: Stress Management

  • Maladaptive Strategies: Cognitive Distortions
    • Defense Mechanisms
    • Denial
    • Rationalizations
    • Repression
    • Projections
    • Displacement
    • Sublimation
    • Other defense mechanisms
  • Humor me- LOL
  • Guilty Feelings
  • Compartmentalizing
  • How to leave home at home and work at work
  • How to NOT take things personally

Module 9: Stress Management tools and the way forward

  • Traditional tools
  • Reframing tools
  • Mental Health Toolkit

* fully customisable, includes various assessments

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