It is estimated that one third of absence from work is stress related. Other industrial countries report similar findings. Stress represents a very large financial cost to organisations and an equally large personal cost to individuals in the form of physical and behavioural symptoms. This session is all about limiting the factors at work that can lead to damaging stress.


This guide is designed for a manager or a facilitator to deliver a short workshop featuring videos from the Video Arts Workplace Essentials Series.


Each video comes with a series of activities around the following structure:

LOOK - watch the video and reflect on the content and message.

THINK - activities and questions linking the video to their own experience and workplace. REMEMBER - a summary of the key learning points.

Each section relating to the video will last around 15 minutes.



At the end of the series of videos and activities delegates should be encouraged to share the most important actions they will take and record actions on their Personal Action Plan sheet.



 Stress & exercise

 Stress & prioritisation

 Stress & delegation


Trainer Tools

  • Dealing with stress workbook guide
  • Personal Action Plan


  • Workplace Essentials Summary Infographic

Dealing with Stress