Describe: Type A personality.
rushed and competitive
Describe: Type B personality.
calmer, less competitive, not as concerned aout accomplishment
What personality: "Copes with stressors by ignoring them. Misses opportunities for learning and achievement. May become bored and unchallenged. May have difficulty facing challenges. Less likely to develop stress-related illnesses."
What personality type "Wants to acheive the most they can in as little as possible. Their desire to succeed drives them to accomplishg goals. Sets high standards; becomes angry/hostile if falls short."
tendency to focus on positive situation
focus on the negatives in the situation; feel threatened
accepts nothing less than excellence
These three steps help to (insert six words). 1. Accept you can't be perfect. 2. Take pride in the things you do well. 3. Don't focus on your mistakes
break the perfectionist cycle and reduce stress
ability to recover, or "bounce back" from extreme or prolonged stress
These charactericstics describe a (insert one word) person. 1. View stressful events as challenges rather than threats. 2. Believe they are in control and can influence the outcome of a stressful event. 3. Know strengths and have confidence in ability. 4. Make realistic plans and steps to carry out. 5. Have good communication and problem-solving skills. 6. Recognize and control feelings. 7. They know change is normal --put changes in perspective.
What causes of stress do you NOT have control over?
natural disasters, major life changes
What causes of stress CAN you control?
What are two techniques to control stress?
time management and mental rehearsal
Three things to reduce tension are?
physical activity, relaxation, biofeedback
the mind and body are at rest, not actively responding to stressors
learn to control one or more body functions by monitoring body's response
Two things you can use/do to change your thinking are?
avoid negative thinking, use humor
These five important steps are used to (insert two words). 1. Take care of yourself. 2. Build a support system. 3. Take action. 4. Help somebody. 5. Confide in yourself.
One way that prolonged stress can increase the risk of heart disease is by: (just type the letter)...A) causing muscles to tense...B) lowering the heart rate....C) lowering blood presure....D) damaging blood vessels
What is a technique that reduces stress by helping you get more done each day.