BPCS-186 Managing stress, Unit-7 Stress management techniques II, Notes available foe exam.

BPCS-186 MANAGING STRESS UNIT-7 OVERVIEW

IMPORTANT TOPICS ARE THIS UNIT 7 :-

  1. Time management
  2. Time matrix

These two topics are most important from the exam point of view. So, you all should read it carefully. Below we have explained the full chapter very easy way, you will understand it very quickly.

UNIT-7 STRESS MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES II (NOTES)

TOPICS :-

  1. Cognitive restructuring
  2. Time management

7.1 COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING

Cognitive restructuring mainly involves changing the thinking process and making it more rational and positive.

The individual will have to rationalise with oneself that just one mistake is not the end of the world and that such mistakes happen sometimes and he/she has much more potentialities and just this mistake does not mean that he/she is good for nothing or inadequate.

7.2 TIME MANAGEMENT

Time management basically involves making the best use of the time that one has. It also includes planning, controlling the waste of time, implementation of various techniques to managing time as well as carrying out evaluation that can help one improve.

  • Main aspects that have reflected to definition.
  1. Prioritisation :-  Involves listing tasks and responsibilities according to their priority or how important and urgent they are carried out. ABC rank order method. Where A is assigned to urgent task, B to take with moderate urgency, C to least urgent.
  2. Scheduling :- It mainly deals with how to get tasks done at the right time and also how to carry them out.
  3. Execution :- One wat to motivated one self is by self rewarding one’s self for every completed task.
  • Time management Matrix

In this Matrix there are four quadrants based on the urgency and importance of the tasks.

Important, urgent :- 1. Emergency, 2. Cries or problems, 3. Project having deadlines, 4. Pressing issues.

Important, not urgent :- 1. Planning, 2. Exercise, 3. Training, 4. Health.

Not important, urgent :- 1. Interruption, 2. Some emails and phone calls, 3. Minor issues, 4. Certain meetings.

Not important, not urgent :- 1. Junk mail, 2. Tasks that are routine, 3. Time wasters.

  • Techniques of time management
  1. Planner system
  2. Blocking time wasters
  3. Delegation
  4. Dealing with procrastination.

IMPORTANT QUESTIONS ARE THIS UNIT 7 :-

  1. Explain the concept of time management with a focus on time management matrix.
  2. Explain the concept of cognitive restructuring

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