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  1. 1. STRESSMayank Yadav
  3. 3. WHAT DO YOU UNDERSTAND BYSTRESS? T & P Cell - MDITM• The way our body and mind react to life changes
  4. 4. ADOLESCENTS AND STRESS ? Teens are under more stress Since adolescence is a period of significant T & P Cell - MDITM changes  physical,  emotional,  social, and  academic changes or you will feel stress in any other time of life.
  5. 5. WHERE DOES STRESS COMEFROM ? Stress can come from Inside -  Body image T & P Cell - MDITM  Not happy with the way you look  self-conscious feel everyone is staring at you Stress can come from Outside i.e. surroundings, environment  Family ……..  School ….  Friends /Peers …  Society ….  Others ……
  6. 6. STRESSES PHYSICAL  Prolonged school hours T & P Cell - MDITM  Over-packed class rooms  Pollution air, noise  Overcrowding road  Poor ventilation
  7. 7. STRESSES PSYCHOLOGICAL  Changing schools  Conflicts with teacher T & P Cell - MDITM  Forced competitiveness  Falling grades  Have to present in class  Learning disorders  Special recognition
  8. 8. STRESSPSYCHOSOCIAL  Relationships  Peers – T & P Cell - MDITM  You want to spend time with peers but without parental supervision  Their opinions more important than that of parents  Conflicts with parents, friends  Media internet  Secret lives ……
  9. 9. HOW DO WE REACT TO STRESS?  Reaction  FFF (Fight – Flight – Freeze) T & P Cell - MDITM ULTIMATELY how each person reacts will decide how STRESS will affect YOU This means that whether we get “stressed out or not” depends mainly on US
  10. 10. BODY PARTS INFECTED BY STRESS Hair Brain T & P Cell - MDITM Mouth Heart Lungs Muscles Digestive System Reproductive Organ.
  11. 11. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF STRESS Physical Poor appetite or overeating T & P Cell - MDITM Feeing tired and fatigued Various aches and pains ---headache body ache muscle pain Nausea & abdominal Pain Sleep problems Falling sick very often e.g. fever cough cold diarrhea ( because of lowering of immunity due to stress)
  12. 12. MENTAL Feeling low Nervousness and Anxiety Excessive Anger or Depression T & P Cell - MDITM Being easily upset Poor self confidence Low self esteem Lack of Concentration Poor performance in studies
  13. 13. IS STRESS GOOD OR BAD FORUS ? Some amount of stress is essential for us to excel T & P Cell - MDITM in life. This is good stress or “EUSTRESS” Butwhen stress is too much then it reduces performance. This is bad stress or “DISTRESS “
  14. 14. Stress and Performance:INVERTED-U HYPOTHESIS: T & P Cell - MDITM
  15. 15. STRESS AND PERFORMANCE:Inverted-U Hypothesis: T & P Cell - MDITM Eustress
  16. 16. STRESS AND PERFORMANCE:Inverted-U Hypothesis: T & P Cell - MDITM Distress
  17. 17. Stress and Performance:INVERTED-U HYPOTHESIS: T & P Cell - MDITM
  18. 18. STRESS AND PERFORMANCE T & P Cell - MDITM Dealing more effectively with stressimproves performance and the quality of life It is like salt and pepper to life
  19. 19. IS STRESS GOOD OR BAD FORUS ? All stresses can be GOOD T & P Cell - MDITMSo all efforts should be to convert all stressesinto EUSTRESS –This can be achieved bystress management techniques
  20. 20. STRESS MANAGEMENTTIPS Making little changes in your life can really add up to a big feeling of relief. Learn to recognize when you are feeling stressed and T & P Cell - MDITM simple ways you can relax. Take a break. Have a cold drink, get some fresh air, or close your eyes for a minute to refocus. Stay positive to help friends and family cope with stress. Let others know youre feeling overwhelmed and tell them how they can help. Allow yourself to simply say "no" to friends and family when you know you cannot meet their demands without becoming overwhelmed.   
  21. 21. STRESS MANAGEMENTTIPS Be prepared for unexpected problems such as traffic, a lost pet or a family emergency. T & P Cell - MDITM Prioritize. Take control of your "to do" list by deciding whats really most important on your list. Write down feelings of sadness, frustration or anger to get a clearer perspective of your emotions. Enjoy lifes simple pleasures like colorful flowers, dancing, music, and social outings, etc. Share your talents to better the lives of others as well as your sense of well-being.
  22. 22. Stress Management PlanExercise regularly.Have healthy eating habits never skip breakfastReduce sedentary activities like TV Video games etc. T & P Cell - MDITMEat healthy nutritious food. Avoid Junk food .Avoid excess caffeine intake eg tea coffee chocolates and cola drinksDo NOT TAKE QUICK FIX REMEDIES like alcohol tobacco and drugsas they have long term and very harmful effects on your body and mind .
  23. 23. Stress Management Plan Practice time management Learn relaxation exercises. T & P Cell - MDITM Rehearse and practice situations. Learn practical coping skills. Decrease negative self talk.  Learn to feel good with a workable result – Don’t be a perfectionist. Build a network of friends.
  24. 24. Stress Management Plan:RELAXATION TECHNIQUES T & P Cell - MDITM Breathing Awareness  Abdominal Breathing  Sigh Breathing Progressive Muscle Relaxation Visualization
  25. 25. Stress Management Plan:HOW TO SEEK HELP TO DESTRESSTalk to a person whom you trust : friend, parent, T & P Cell - MDITMteacher, relative, etc.If you feel that you are not able to cope with yourdistress do not hesitate to go to your - schoolcounselor /family doctor/ adolescent pediatrician
  26. 26. HOW DO YOU RECOGNIZE THATYOU NEED PROFESSIONAL HELP ? Deteriorating school performance Inability to sleep or excessive sleep T & P Cell - MDITM Losing or gaining weight Feeling low or tired all the time Mood swings : crying, getting angry Not wanting to talk to anybody
  27. 27. A Thought T & P Cell - MDITMThe only difference between a diamondand a lump of coal is that the diamond had a little more pressure on it. - ANONYMOUS
  28. 28. KEY POINTS STRESS is very common T & P Cell - MDITM Use stress in a positive way  Limit NOT eliminate stress.  Use it to improve your performance. Learn Coping Skills
  29. 29. Thank You- Mayank