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This half-day workshop is rooted in the science of how the body and brain react to stress and offers a practical guide to managing the pressures we face in the business world.
It covers how to step back and analyse a challenging situation and re-frame the way you approach it, plus practical tips on how to manage your day-to-day work, to reduce stress levels.
It also reviews theories and techniques around mindfulness, breathing and relaxation, including clinical evidence of how they impact the stress reaction in the body. And finally, it covers how lifestyle choices around exercise, sleep and diet can help you reduce stress levels.
Who will benefit?
Anyone at any level in any business
- Setting the context – stress in today’s world. Delegates can share the types of stress they experience in the business world.
- How the body responds to stress and the effect of the stress reaction. The balance between good v unhelpful stress.
- Techniques and exercises for re-framing your thinking and how you can step back, re-assess and handle pressurised situations.
- Practical ideas on how you can change the way you work day-to-day and manage your workload to alleviate stress.
- A down-to-earth review of theories and techniques around mindfulness, breathing and relaxation, including clinical evidence of how they impact the stress reaction in the body. A review of the apps and other tools available.
- How other aspects of your lifestyle (like exercise, sleep and diet) impact stress.
About the trainer
Paul Phillips spent many stress-filled years working in advertising and marketing at Ogilvy, FCB and VCCP, both in Europe and the US. He founded the specialist agency VCCP Health and ran it for 8 years, before stepping out of the agency world to focus on running training for clients and agencies.
From an HR Manager of a leading agency – “The feedback I’ve received on the session is all very positive – the participants especially valued how practical the approach and suggestions were, and your insight into the common challenges faced in the industry and how they can be re-framed.”