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Ever get stressed?

Of course you do!

We all do, and we wouldn’t be human without it!

You see, stress is important…

On this workshop you will gain some interesting insights into how to deal with your stress offering key principles to consider, also some practical techniques which you can apply to yourself and others to help you deal with stress more effectively and approach life from a calmer perspective.

You will also learn how to identify your own trigger responses for stress so that you can deal with them before you it to happen.

Some of the techniques you will learn on this workshop will be drawn from Jay’s personal arsenal of meditation, NLP training and self-hypnosis, much of which follow similar principles of mindful states of focus and relaxation.

It doesn’t matter if you are new to this group, new to to NLP or any of the techniques, this workshop is for novices, pros, friends and strangers alike.

Each month we offer a different personal development topic, the purpose of which is to give you brief insights and practical tools that you can take to use out there in the real world.

We’re friendly social group that meets once a month usually upstairs at the new Costa Coffee in Trinity Square Gateshead – 945-12ish. Dates and venues may vary so keep an eye on the website and please sign up to the group.

You are expected to buy your own coffee or refreshments, hence the affordable price option.

Your presenters are:

Jay Arnott, personal development coach, NLP Trainer, and hypnotherapist:


Aly, Personal Development Coach, Complete Mind Therapist and Stress Consultant for Professional People in the North East.

(Newcastle Performance Coaching)


£5 for PDCNE PAID members

£7 for all other MEETUP attendees (please pay CASH on arrival)

£10 for non MEETUP members

Refreshments NOT included




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What Stress Means to You

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Stress is something that is in everyones day to day life. There are people that have a lot of stress, but at the same time, they do not let it get to them. Then also, you will find there are those who let nothing get to them at all. This is what keeps them from going crazy. Then there are people that worry so much that they get so stressed out that they go crazy. You could put your mind to these types of things to help your self out before something like this happens. There are many forms and types of help to avoid having stress at all.


There are a few different types of stress, depending on what you are stressed about. You could be stress about, work, money, relationships, or just any situation like that. There are many ways to handle things before you stress yourself out over it. Even if you worry a little bit about something, it could lead to stress which then could lead on to other things which impact on your health and wellbeing and relationships with others.


Stress is something that you would want to avoid as much as possible. It could lead to health risks, being put on medication or even a stay  in hospital, finding it difficult to communicate with others, etc.   

Thinking positive will reduce the risk of being stressed out, though that can be easier said than done at first.  Thinking negative can contribute to your feelings ofo being stressed out. Worrying about things is also a leading cause of stress. Therefore, as long as you think positive this will help you to enjoy life with it being stress free.


You could get so stress out, and not bother talking to some one or not communicate effecitvely, this could impact on your relationships with friends and family.  Should those relationships become strained it could make you feel more stressed than before.

Stress could definitely lead to a lot of different things that could make the stress problem worse. Stress could lead to many things that could change your life making it more difficult to cope.  It could put a lot of strain on your marriage and make it more difficult to relate to your children.  It could impace on your ability to hold down a job.  For some it may lead to hair loss, nerve problems, head problems, and or worse. The best thing for you to do is stop the stress problem before it leads to something severe.

Sometimes the ability to cope with stress, or becomeing more stressed, is due to another medical condition that you are unaware of so it is worth getting yourself checked out by the doctor.

Life can be very fun, and enjoyable without stress.

Finding out more about stress.

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The definition of stress can mean different things to different people. 

Many people have different feelings about it and have many causes for it as well.  It can be hard to pin point just exactly what stress is, but stress is something that can affect the body and the mind of just about anyone. 

Stress is usually considered the buildup of anxiety and pressures on any given person.  There is only so much pressure that one person can handle and stress will occur when the person has had their fill of it.  Stress itself is not necessarily a dangerous thing.  A problem may arise when the person who is under a great deal of stress can no longer function, for example in day to day activities, and is letting it get on top of them.

Many people experience stress due to the job or career path they follow.  Some people bring their worries and troubles in the workforce home with them, which will cause them to have a build up of too much stress in their life.  This can mean that they are having a hard time dealing with pressures and may start to have mood swings or be depressed a lot

Some stress about work when at home and vice versa, and this may cause them to struggle more in day to day things as their focus is elsewhere.

Some people have too much stress at home.  It may be because of a dysfunctional relationship with a partner or child.  This can cause a person to loose sight of what they are doing and they may have too much to deal with at one time.  This can be a reason for a person to have some difficulties dealing with their stress because they are not sure how to fix a problem. 


It is very normal for people to have some form of stress on their mind.  It is something that we all have had to deal with and we eventually get through it.  However, there are some that cannot work past it and this will lead to more problems that can become very serious for them later down the road.  This will include their emotional and their physical health. 


When a person has too much stress, they must find help from a source that they can trust.  It is important to get things under control so that the person will have a chance for a happy and healthy lifestyle.  There are ways to control stress and deter your body from it.  All you have to do is recognize when you are under too much stress and that you need to get help for it.