What is stress?????

  • Stress is the body’s automatic response to any physical or mental demand placed on it. Adrenaline is a chemical naturally produced in our body as a response to stress. Fight or Flight response is illicited. Who are the stressors?
  • School
  • Work
  • Family
  • Relationships
  • Legal
  • Finances
  • Health/illness
  • Environment
  • Living Situation
  • Stress Relief Strategies

    Body relaxation exercises
    - breathing techniques
    - guided imagery
    Physical exercise
    -work out routine
    -talk therapy
    -life coaching
  • Changing perceptions and expectations
  • Break jobs/tasks into manageable parts
  • Set reasonable/realistic goals
  • Avoid procrastination
  • Set boundaries
  • Don’t compromise your values/beliefs
  • Schedule “me” time
  • Benefits of Stress Management

  • Physical health gets better
  • -more energy and stamina
  • Emotions stabilized
  • -positive attitude -hopeful/happier
  • Ability to focus improved
  • -able to learn and achieve

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