Stress is not an event that simply happens to you. Your beliefs and perceptions of events are more important than the actual events themselves in determining your level of stress. At work, there are many occasions where employees may feel trapped in a whirlwind of negative feelings. This seminar will describe how negative thoughts work and affect people’s ability to cope, and what tools participants can use to deal with stress.
At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to do the following:
- Understand the link between negative thoughts and stress.
- Discuss the impact of cognitive distortions and ruminating.
- Utilize tools that transform negative thoughts into positive ones.