Stress Management Speech Outline
Purpose: To inform the class of different ways to deal with and manage stress.
Thesis Statement: Stress management practices that help the mind and body handle stress.
I. Introduction A. Attention getter: We’ve all had days when everything seems to go wrong. You’re getting ready for work and you spill coffee on yourself. On your way to work, you get a speeding ticket. When you get to work, everyone needs your help. Your day ends at work, you finally get home to sit and relax but wait, the kids are hungry and the house is a mess. When does it end! B. Thesis statement: Stress management practices that help the mind and body handle stress. C. Credibility Statement: I have experienced …show more content…
3. Find ways to relax your mind and have fun. g. Write about your feelings and let it all out. Or write about something that makes you happy. h. Do something you enjoy that will take your mind off things that are bothering you. Go outside and tend to the garden. i. Meditating is a great way to relax your mind because you are concentrating on your breathing. j. Listen to your favorite soothing music. 4. Find ways to relax your body and adopt a healthy lifestyle. k. Exercising, walking, stretching, massage therapy are great ways to relieve tension. l. Eat foods that improve your overall health and well-being. A poor diet can put your body in a state of physical weakness, as well as, weaken your immune system. m. Make sure to get plenty of sleep. Adequate sleep fuels your mind and body. Feeling tired will increase your stress because it can make you irritable and also cause you to think irrationally. III. Conclusion
Summary: Today we discussed: 1. The types and causes of stress. 2. How to cope with stress. 3. Stress management techniques.
Stress will always be a part of our lives. Being able to manage it can change our lives by making us healthier and happier. However you choose to handle stress, I hope this information helps the next time you have one of those days when everything seems to go wrong.