Managing Work Place Anxiety

  • Training Time: 1 day, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Inclusion: Participants Manual and Certificate of Completion

It is normal to have some fear or feel out of place at work sometimes, but when the anxiety begins to control you and keep you from performing your normal activities it becomes a serious problem. For many workers that suffer from some sort of workplace anxiety, their productivity decreases and they fail to contribute to the job, which can make them more anxious. While there are many forms of workplace anxiety, we can all learn to overcome them by identifying the key problem and finding a way to manage them, before they manage you.

Learning Points
  • Explore different types of workplace anxieties
  • Learn to recognize symptoms and warning signs
  • Determine ways of coping and managing problems
  • Recognize common trigger and accelerants
  • Learn the difference between anxiety and common nervousness
Course Outline

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 1
Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives
  • Action Plans

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 2
Common Types of Anxiety

  • Social Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobias

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 3
Recognizing Symptoms in Others

  • Avoiding Social Situations
  • Difficulty in Accepting Negative Feedback
  • Difficulty in Focusing on Tasks
  • Irrational Fears

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 4
Coping Strategies (I)

  • Keeping a Journal
  • Power of Positive Thinking
  • Have a “Me” Place You Can Go
  • Establish Attainable Goals

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 5
Coping Strategies (II)

  • Talk with Friends and Family
  • Get Enough Sleep
  • Eating Well and Exercise
  • Begin Small and Build Up to Larger Challenges

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 6
Don’t Avoid the Situation

  • It’s OK to Make a Mistake
  • Accept the Situation and Move On
  • Avoidance Can Cause a Cycle of Anxiety
  • Identify the Trigger

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 7
Anxiety vs. Normal Nervousness

  • It Runs Along a Spectrum
  • Anxiety Can Happen Without Cause
  • The Length of Time Symptoms Last
  • It’s an Exaggeration of Normal Feelings

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 8
Physical Symptoms

  • Rapid Heartbeat
  • Panic Attack
  • Headache
  • Trembling or Shaking

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 9
Recognize the Positive Aspects of Anxiety

  • It Alerts us to Danger
  • Improves Self-Awareness
  • Can Be a Great Motivator
  • Prevent Mistakes

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 10
Common Anxiety Triggers

  • Uncertainty or Fear of the Unknown
  • Holding in Feelings
  • Public Speaking/Speaking Up
  • Trying to Be Perfect

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 11
When to Seek Extra Help

  • Feeling Overwhelmed
  • Physical Changes
  • Unable to Work or Function
  • Panic Attacks

Managing Workplace Anxiety-Module 12
Wrapping it up

  • Words from the Wise
You Can Expect...
  • To better understand your anger cycle
  • To learn ways to deal with anger
You Need This If...
  • You want to be in charge of your emotions
  • You want to discover ways to blow off steam
This Is About...
  • Putting controls on impulses
  • Branding yourself as someone with professional character
In-House Rate

Participants: 15 – 35
Duration: 1 day
Course Fee: P3,750.00 per person
Includes: Manual, Certificate of Completion