In layman’s terms, stress means to “switch off” – to lose control over certain brain regions, depending on your unique neuro-design. Lack of stress coping skills will cause your brain to not function at optimal level and will also neutralize your brain fitness. Stress Coping Skills therefore, is a major optimizer of your brain performance and brain health.
Refer to your NAP™ brain profile assessment on page 22. How did you score on Coping with Stress? How does it influence the other drivers that impact your brain performance?
This module consists of 3 videos. Total video duration time of videos: ? minutes.
It explains the impact of stress as a driver that impacts your brain’s performance. (See pages ? in the Neuro-Agility Manual).
Golden rule: You cannot function at optimum level if you are under stress.
Golden Rule: Stress can eliminate the impact of brain fitness.
The theme of this video is Stress Relief & Relaxation. It offers suggestions to cope with the immediate effects of stress more effectively.
Refer to pages ? in your manual
Video duration time: 51 minutes.
Look at the suggestions to cope with immediate stress in your NAP™ brain profile assessment on page 22. How did you score? Tick those suggestions you still need to do to improve your stress coping skills.
List the actions and activities you can do to cope with stress in your Action Plan
Golden Rule: Relaxation and breathing exercises improve your neuro-agility.
The theme of this video is Pro-Active Stress Coping Skills. It deals with how to cope with stress in the medium to long term in a pro-active manner.
Video 2 duration time: 25 minutes.
Golden rule: Stress is your brain’s greatest enemy. We are not born with stress coping skills. Developing pro-active stress coping skills as part of your lifestyle is a vital pre-requisite for health, wellness and performance.
The theme of this video is Humoroubics. It deals with how laughter helps you cope with stress.
Video 3 duration time: 20 minutes.
Golden rule: The evolutionary purpose of laughter is to relieve stress.
Golden Rule: Laugh. Have fun.
How is stress influencing your lateral and sensory dominance (pages 4 & 11-14 in NAP)?
How do you think stress impacts your fatigue levels?
List the actions and activities you need to do to cope better with stress in your Action Plan?