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  • 1. THE IMPORTANCE OF MANAGING STRESS Tanya Mc Laughlin Aisling Nelis Carole Mc Veigh
    • What is stress?
    • How do we know when we are feeling stress?
    • What are the effects of stress?
    • How to relieve stress?
    • How do we manage stress?
    • The importance of managing stress?
    • Summary
    • Bibliography's
  • 3. What is Stress
    • Stress…
    • ... Is an internal alarm system that prepares your body for action in response to any real or perceived threat or fear in moderation, stress is natural, normal and necessary.
  • 4. How do we know when we are feeling stress?
  • 5. What are the effects of stress?
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  • 8. How do we manage stress? Stress Management is the ability to maintain control when situations, people, and events make excessive demands. What you can do to manage your stress?
    • Remove yourself from the stressful situation
    • Don’t over whelm yourself
    • Don’t sweat the small stuff
    • Learn how to best relax yourself
    • Avoid extreme reactions
    • Do something for others
    • Get enough sleep & Eat Healthily
    • Avoid self-medication or escape
    • Work off stress
    • Try to be positive
    • Most importantly, if stress is putting you in an
    • unmanageable state or interfering with your
    • schoolwork, social and/or work life,
    • seek professional help
  • 9. The importance of managing stress?
    • People from all walks of life suffer from stress one way or another.
    • Stress can make you weak so if you do not take care of yourself you can get sick which can lead to more problems down the road.
    • When stress becomes excessive it can be very damaging. It can harm:
    • health, happiness, work performance, team spirit and co-operation, relationships and personal development
    • It is important to recognise and address the underlying causes of stress, or else the experience of stress will never go away.
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    • Stress is necessary in order to survive
    • Stress is necessary for development and growth
    • Stress helps us to achieve peak performance when required
    • Stress is manageable
    • Too much stress can wear us out “mentally and physically” and is a leading cause of illness
    • Try to identify your own stress triggers
    • Adopt techniques which work for you - we all cope with stress differently
    • Be aware of your own symptoms of stress
  • 12.
    • Accept yourself and don't try to be perfect
    • Take action to tackle your problems
    • Look after yourself physically and mentally