Personal Stress Barometers      When we notice our personal signs of stress, we have an opportunity to changethe way we re...
Personal stress barometers
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Personal stress barometers

687 views

Published on

Published in: Health & Medicine, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
687
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
113
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Personal stress barometers

  1. 1. Personal Stress Barometers When we notice our personal signs of stress, we have an opportunity to changethe way we respond to things that bother us. Put a checkmark by the cues that youhave noticed lately in yourself.MY BODY: change in appetite, headaches, muscle pains, feel tired, can’t sleep, colds,upset stomach, rashes or hives, pounding heart,________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.MY THOUGHTS: forgetful, confused, can’t concentrate, mind races, bored, spacedout, negative thoughts,_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.MY FEELINGS: anxious, edgy, sad, frustrated, mood swings, irritable, worrying,discouraged, cry easily,____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.MY RELATIONSHIPSs want to be left alone, lonely, resentful, nagging, distrust,clamming up, lowered sex drive, anger outbursts____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.My Spirituality: feel empty, loss of meaning, feel unworthy, doubtful, feel used,uncaring,____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.My Behaviors increased smoking, increased use of medicines, drinking more alcohol,tics, yelling, slamming doors, having accidents, ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.Developed by Jane Riffe, EdD, LICSWWVU Extension Specialist in Family and Human Development

×