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Stress-management facts
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What is stress?
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Signs and symptoms of stress
overload
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Causes of stress
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Effects of chronic stress
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Stress Manageme...
What is stress?
A normal physical response to events
The stress response is the body’s way of protecting
you
In emergency ...
Signs and symptoms of stress overload
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Cognitive Symptoms
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Emotional Symptoms
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Physical Symptoms
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Behavioral Symptoms
Causes of stress
Common external causes of stress
Major life changes Financial problems
Work Being too busy
Relationship d...
Stress Management
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Strategy #1: Avoid unnecessary stress
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Strategy #2: Alter the situation
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Strategy #3: Adapt to the s...
Conclusion
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Stress-management facts

  1. 1. Stress-management facts sila.fernandez@gmail.com http://es.slideshare.net/ixla/presentation-27022000
  2. 2. ● What is stress? ● Signs and symptoms of stress overload ● Causes of stress ● Effects of chronic stress ● Stress Management
  3. 3. What is stress? A normal physical response to events The stress response is the body’s way of protecting you In emergency situations, stress can save your life giving you extra strength The stress response also helps you rise to meet challenges But beyond a certain point, stress stops being helpful and starts causing major damage to your health
  4. 4. Signs and symptoms of stress overload ● Cognitive Symptoms ● Emotional Symptoms ● Physical Symptoms ● Behavioral Symptoms
  5. 5. Causes of stress Common external causes of stress Major life changes Financial problems Work Being too busy Relationship difficulties Children and family Common internal causes of stress Inability to accept uncertainty Unrealistic expectations Pessimism Perfectionism Negative self-talk Lack of assertiveness
  6. 6. Stress Management ● Strategy #1: Avoid unnecessary stress ● Strategy #2: Alter the situation ● Strategy #3: Adapt to the stressor ● Strategy #4: Accept the things you can’t change ● Strategy #5: Make time for fun and relaxation ● Strategy #6: Adopt a healthy lifestyle
  7. 7. Conclusion

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