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Period 6- Michael Sordiya- Dealing with Stress

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Period 6- Michael Sordiya- Dealing with Stress

  1. 1. A presentation by: Michael Sordiya Northeast High School Magnet Program
  2. 2. <ul><li>My reason for choosing this topic was to learn the dangers of stress, and how it can interfere with a person’s life. Me being a teenager that has to face stress everyday, I believe it is important to be informed of the risks, as well as the ways to prevent them. I intended to increase my knowledge of stress management from this paper. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The focus of my paper was intended to investigate the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The main causes of stress. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The many different ways to cope with stress. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The dangers of stress. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Procrastination, lack of sleep, and personal issues can cause a person to become stressed. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Setting goals and creating deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminating some of procrastination’s best allies is a start, such as reducing hours spent watching TV (Lunn). </li></ul><ul><li>Daily exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Regular exercise increases self-confidence, which will result in optimism (“Mayo Clinic”). </li></ul><ul><li>A good night’s sleep </li></ul><ul><li>On average, people need 7-8 hours of sleep to function at an optimum level (Scott). </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Physical problems </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Digestion </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased Immunity </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Mental problems </li></ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety </li></ul><ul><li>Anger </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>In order to stay healthy and cope with everyday stress, an individual must make time for exercise, get enough sleep, and most importantly, make choices that do not affect stress level. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Lunn, Frank. Stack The Logs. Bloomington, IL: Kahuna Business Group, 2004. Print. “Exercise To Relieve Stress”. How To Be Fit. 2009. Web. 16 Dec 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.howtobefit.com/exercise-to-relax.htm. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Exercise: Rev up your routine to reduce stress.” Mayo Clinic. 2009. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Web. 16 Dec 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mayoclinic.com/heatlth/exercise-and-stress/SR00036. </li></ul><ul><li>Scott, Elizabeth. “Instant Energy For Stressed and Busy People.” About.com. 9 19 2009. The New York Times Company, Web. 16 Dec 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.stress.about.com/od/managetimeorganize/a/sleep_energy.htm. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>I committed a significant amount of time to research ways of dealing with stress because it is a big issue in the world. Stress is a big part of life, and as I get older, I will have to face more and more obstacles. Having knowledge on the topic of stress will help me out tremendously in the long run. </li></ul>

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