The reaction of your body and mind to everyday challenges and demands.
The act of becoming aware through the senses
Anything that causes stress
Poverty, pollution, natural disasters
Personal behavior stressor
How you percieve a situationor how it effects you
Life Situation Stressor
Death of a pet, the divorce of parents, having relationship troubles.
First stage in stress response.
Pupil dialation, increased perspiration, rise in blood pressure
increase muscle tension, faster breathing
Second stage of stress.
"Fight" or "Take Flight",Body performs at a higher level of endurance - adreniline, Run faster and longer, resist physical challenge better
Third stage of stress.
Tired feeling all over your body, Management of stress is very low, body and mind become exhausted,
A physical reaction that results from stress rather than an injury or illness. * Headache, Asthmas, High blood pressure, weakened immune system, mood swings, difficulty concentrating, risk of substance abuse.
Stress associated with long-term problems that are beyond a person's control.
Strategies to control stress
Engage in Physical Activity
Look for support among friends and family
Find a hobby or activity that relaxes you
Avoid using tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs
Ways to Manage Stress
Plan Ahead,Get Adequet Sleep,Get regular Exercise,Eat Nutritious Foods,Avoid Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs
SMS ( Stress Management Skills)
Skills that help an individual handle stress, effective way.
A state of calm that can be reached if one or more relaxation technique are practiced regularly.
Condition of feeling uneasy or worried about what may happen
A prolonged feeling of hopelessness or helplessness.
Response to a stressful event; death in family
Medical condition requiring treatment, chemical imbalance, withdrawl of friends, irritable, change in appetite or weight, feelings of worthlessness.
The ability to ability to adapt effectively and recover from disappointment, crisis, or difficulty
Conditions that shield individuals from negative consequences of exposure to risk.
Involved in extra-cirricular activities
Commitment to learning
Stand up for your beliefs
Resist negative peer pressure
Positive outlook on future