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Flashcards in 20- Stress Management Deck (15):
1

what is task analysis ?

breaking down large jobs into smaller more manageable units

2

what is daily planning ?

Time taken at start or end of day to list, organize, and prioritize.

3

what is time restructuring ?

Create larger chunks of time through reorganization

4

how can one schedule efficiently ?

by doing priority items during time of day when you are most productive

5

what is all or nothing thinking ?

The tendency to see things as either black or white, without acknowledging intermediate ground.

6

what is overgeneralization ?

Interpreting a single incident as being indicative of a never-ending pattern.

7

what is a mental filter ?

Picking out a negative detail from an event and focusing on it, to the exclusion of any positive aspects..

8

what is disqualifying the positive ?

Rejecting positive aspects of the situation, so that you can hold on to negative interpretation, even without evidence.

9

what are "should" statements?

motivating oneself through use of "shoulds" and "shouldn't" which will result in guilt

10

what is labeling ?

applying labels in an emotional/negative manner eg 'I am a loser"

11

what is personalization ?

attributing to yourself blame or responsibility for something outside of your control

12

"Boss asks me to stay work late again"- give a distortion and challenge

distortion: Why is he always after me ? What did I do wrong?

challenge: he values me

13

"Forgot to buy food for kid's lunch" - give a distortion and challenge

distortion: I am the worst parent in the world
challenge: we all forget, it's normal

14

what two kinds of exercise are part of physical solutions to stress ?

exercise and informal exercise

15

how do you enhance the quality of your visualization ?

by adding more details