How Full is Your Container? Creative Stress Management for the Busy City Dweller

Programme Synopsis/Outline

Are you taking in too much responsibility and not being aware of it? Are you feeling stressed and overwhelmed? Many of us struggle with stress on a daily basis. Relationship issues, physical illness, work, as well as financial concerns are some common stressors that can burden a person.  While some stress is normal and even positive, excessive levels of stress can negatively one’s physical, social and emotional well-being.  Learning how to cope with stress is thus a crucial part of our daily life.  How then, can we develop these important coping skills?

This experiential session aims to increase self-awareness and introduce participants to practical stress management and self -care strategies manage stress and cope effectively.  The following areas will be discussed:

  • What is stress? Is stress always a bad thing?
  • What are the sources of my stress?
  • How can I recognize the symptoms of stress?
  • What are some practical strategies to cope with stress effectively?

–               Understanding the power of our thoughts

–               Identifying cognitive distortions

–               Reflecting on your emotional container

–               Using creative arts activities to calm our mind and stimulate creativity

  • Why is self-care important?


* Provider will always charge the per session cost regardless of attendance. HPB will co-fund the per session cost when at least 15 participants attend the session. In the event that less than 15 workers attend the session, HPB will co-fund the per pax cost.