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SS3607 Practical Psychology for Everyday Life I’
A Presentation (of sorts) by Alex, Simon, Sunny, Magus, Elvis
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: 1 Stress in Public Speaking 2 Methodology & Findings 3 Personal Sharing & Theory
4 Practical Relief Methods
1 STRESS IN PUBLIC SPEAKING .Stress 1 The unexamined life is not worth living.
Stress What is stress? • The emotional and physical strain caused by our response to pressure from the outside world . it may harm your health. But. . • It gives life some excitement.
Stress What’s more? • Physical symptoms – Dry mouth – Pounding heart – Difficulty breathing • Mental symptoms – Tension – Irritability – Inability to concentrate .
Stress How Does Stress Affect The Body? Benefit • Blood flow to your brain and muscles • Breathe faster => Oxygen to your muscles • Sudden stress => Burst of exceptional strength .
and back pain • Immune system => get diseases .Stress Hurt to body Stress can: • Danger of heart attacks • Cause digestive upsets. headaches.
Examples: • • • • • Death of a spouse Pregnancy Buying a house Christmas Public speaking .Stress What Causes Stress? • The better situation can also cause stress.
Stress PUBLIC LET’S FOCUS ON SPEAKING 10 .
a common source of stress for everyone .
must have a chance to speak in public .
Stress The cause of stress in public speaking 1. 5. 4. Perfect performance Include lots of information Focus on performance rather than benefit Notice the nervous thing and force to calm down Lack of self-confidence and practice Always consider to persuade . 2. 6. 3.
.Stress 2 METHODOLOGY AND FINDINGS The unexamined life is not worth living.
METHODOLOGY COMES FIRST! .
Stress Type of research method • Descriptive research – Secondary data – Focus group – Personal interview • Constructive research – Online survey .
Stress The research flow: Design the research question (objective) Descriptive research Constructive research Application of model to the data .
Stress Descriptive Research -.Secondary data • Sources of recognition of the principle model – ABC model • Provide Direction of the question setting in the online survey .
Focus group • A group of people discussing the stress in public speaking with a director. • Clear understanding of the situation .Stress Descriptive research -.
Stress Descriptive research -.Personal interview • 1 to 1 interview • More detail information is received by open question .
Stress Conclusive Research .Survey • Objective: To know the situation and collect the opinion about public speaking • No sampling stage! • Can obtain data for analysis .
THAT’S IT! BUT…. .
HOW ARE YOUR FINDINGS? .
my3q.phtml .Stress Online survey • Topic: Stress management in public speaking • Aim: To know the situation and collect the opinion about public speaking • Participants: Over 100 participants Reference: http://www.com/home2/273/eastwords/22105.
Stress Do you enjoy public speaking? yes 31% no 69% Most of people do not enjoy public speaking .
Stress Would you prefer to avoid public speaking whenever it is possible? no 31% yes 69% A lot people feel afraid public speaking .
Stress Do you think you are able to deal effectively with the stress related to public speaking? yes 33% no 67% It makes people speak incoherently in public speaking .
Stress Analysis: The Belief I can’t deal effectively with the stress related to public speaking. B causes C The Consequent Emotion Anxiety and nervous .
1: extremely low) at that day. after public speaking 4 10% 5 5% 1 47% 3 16% 2 22% A lot of people feel the most stressful at that day.Stress Assume you need to do public speaking in a foreseeable time. before public speaking. before public speaking 1 2 2% 8% 5 52% 4 28% 3 10% at that day. . you believe your stress level in the period below is: (5: extremely high.
5(1=strongly agree) 15% 1(1=strongly disagree) 6% 2 16% 4 48% 3 15% .Stress You believe the unpleasant feeling in public speaking comes from stress.
.Stress Do you have any little gestures in the public speaking ? no 7% yes 93% They can express their meaning to catch the audience’s attention. and even enhance their confidence.
Stress It shows our body react to the effects of stress .
Stress You are a successful speaker as 5(1=strongly you handle the pressure very well agree) 10% 2 25% 3 28% 1(1=strongly disagree) 4% 4 33% Stress = Public Speaking .
Stress How to cope with stress The best relief method for public speaking eliminate the imagination of negative outcome practice to the best of your ability see the outcome as insignificant in relation to the totality understand that some external factors can't be controlled 9% 8% 11% 72% Most of participant(72%) practice to the best of your ability .
Stress How to cope with stress Take a long bath 8% 20% 15% 33% Go for a walk 19% Listen to music 5% Read a book .
.Stress 3 ALEX’S BIGGEST STRESS SITUATION The unexamined life is not worth living.
Do you still remember … .
Can you perform under that stress? .
Alex’s Biggest Stress Situation .
why do we say So much? .Why do I say.
I am going to tell you …… .
Stress A + Model! This is not me 43 .
TOO COMPLICATED !!! .
That’s why… I USE THIS .
53 .Stress Before we proceed A word of cautions.
PRACTICAL RELIEF METHODS
The unexamined life is not worth living.
To reduce the significance of the other person(s)
To see the outcome as insignificant in relation to the totality .
To eliminate the imagination of negative possibilities .
To aware of one’s own behavior and/or appearance .
To understand things that out of control .
To practice to the best of your ability .
Not to judge what just happened or will happen / second-guess any audiences' reaction .
Stress 5 CONCLUSION The unexamined life is not worth living. .
1 Stress in Public Speaking 2 Methodology & Findings 3 Personal Sharing & ABC Model 4 Practical Relief Methods .
.Stress 6 Q&A The unexamined life is not worth living.
. she prepared lots of information before. In order to give a talk.A Little Case Study [Mary] • Mary had to give a talk in front of hundreds of people. This was her first time to speak in front of so many people. So she felt very nervous .
she considered it as a task to help others. . She needed not to put great pressure on her. Mary then started to speak fluently and the teachers had a good impression on her. and it was a happy things.Solution of Mary • She told herself that she was just an ordinary student and not a famous public speaker. The main purpose of the talk was to share her experience for the beneficial of the audience.