Stress Management
Stress in students            Stress: The human             reaction to events             in our environment           ...
STRESS!!!      Eustress: Good Stress       – Getting into college       – Getting engaged       – Winning the lottery
STRESS !!!        Distress: Stress from         bad sources         – Difficult work           environment         – Over...
FOUR TYPES OF   STRESS       1. General Stress:         – Everyone has this           kind of stress         – It resolves...
FOUR TYPES OF   STRESS       2. Cumulative Stress:          – Stress builds up in your            body          – It becom...
FOUR TYPES OF   STRESS       3. Acute Traumatic          Stress:          – Critical Incident Stress          – Produces c...
FOUR TYPES OF   STRESS       4. Post Traumatic          Stress:          – Severe stress produced            by severe psy...
General Adaptation         Syndrome   Stage I - Alarm Reaction    – The “fight or flight” response which      causes you ...
General Adaptation          Syndrome   Stage II – Stage of adaptation    – If stress continues, the body adapts to the   ...
General Adaptation          Syndrome   Stage III – Stage of Exhaustion    – Stress persists for a long time    – The body...
Short Term Physical Stress Symptoms           – Dry mouth           – Cool skin           – Cold hands and feet           ...
Long Term Physical Stress Symptoms          – Insomnia          – Change in Appetite          – Sexual disorders          ...
BEHAVIORAL STRESS        SYMPTOMS   Yawning               Over reacting   Talking too fast      Emotional   Talking t...
BEHAVIOR STRESS           SYMPTOMS   These symptoms will have a negative affect    on your performance    –   By reducing...
PERFORMANCE     STRESS SYMPTOMS   You may not make good decisions   Your fine motor skills are affected   You may no lo...
HEALTHY LIVING TO     CONQUER STRESS   Examine your diet           Add to your diet    – Lower your salt            – Ve...
HEALTHY LIVING          Rest:           – Get a minimum of             six hours of             continuous rest
HEALTHY LIVING          Exercise:           – At least twenty             minutes, five times             a week         ...
HEALTHY LIVING          Talk things out with           someone you trust -           a family member or           a good ...
HEALTHY LIVING          Make an increased           effort to organize           your life          Ask for help       ...
HEALTHY LIVING          Learn to manage           your anger          Anger affects your           health          Ange...
HEALTY LIVING          We get angry often           because someone           did not do what we           thought they s...
HEALTHY LIVING          Fill your life with fun           things to do!!!!          Keep your sense of           humor!!...
HEALTHY LIVING          Take charge of your           life.          Act appropriately           -don’t simply react    ...
HEALTHY LIVING          Too many people           look for an easy           answer to stress           management by    ...
HEALTHY LIVING          We all need a           lengthy list of things           that will help us           relax…..    ...
HEALTHY LIVING          Relaxing needs to           be part of your daily           routine.
HEALTHY LIVING          RELAAAAAAX
HEALTHY LIVING          RELAAAAAAX
HEALTHY LIVING          RELAAAAAAX
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Stress management

  1. 1. Stress Management
  2. 2. Stress in students  Stress: The human reaction to events in our environment  Han Selye defines stress as wear and tear on the body
  3. 3. STRESS!!!  Eustress: Good Stress – Getting into college – Getting engaged – Winning the lottery
  4. 4. STRESS !!!  Distress: Stress from bad sources – Difficult work environment – Overwhelming sights and sounds – Threat of personal injury
  5. 5. FOUR TYPES OF STRESS 1. General Stress: – Everyone has this kind of stress – It resolves itself within a day or two – No intervention is necessarily required
  6. 6. FOUR TYPES OF STRESS 2. Cumulative Stress: – Stress builds up in your body – It becomes more difficult to alleviate your symptoms – You may have more serious physical symptoms – You may have more serious mental anguish
  7. 7. FOUR TYPES OF STRESS 3. Acute Traumatic Stress: – Critical Incident Stress – Produces considerable psychological distress – A normal reaction to abnormal events
  8. 8. FOUR TYPES OF STRESS 4. Post Traumatic Stress: – Severe stress produced by severe psychological trauma – Created by unresolved Critical Incident Stress – Produces lasting changes
  9. 9. General Adaptation Syndrome Stage I - Alarm Reaction – The “fight or flight” response which causes you to be ready for physical activity – However, it decreases the effectiveness of the immune system which makes you more susceptible to illness
  10. 10. General Adaptation Syndrome Stage II – Stage of adaptation – If stress continues, the body adapts to the stressors it is being exposed to – If the stressor is starvation, the person experiences a reduced desire for physical activity to conserve energy, and the absorption of nutrients from any food intake is maximized
  11. 11. General Adaptation Syndrome Stage III – Stage of Exhaustion – Stress persists for a long time – The body’s resistance may be reduced or collapse quickly – People who experience long-term stress may have heart attacks, severe infections, or chronic pain or illness
  12. 12. Short Term Physical Stress Symptoms – Dry mouth – Cool skin – Cold hands and feet – Increased sweating – Rapid breathing – Faster heart rate – Tense muscles – Feelings of nausea – Butterflies in your stomach – Diarrhea – A desire to urinate
  13. 13. Long Term Physical Stress Symptoms – Insomnia – Change in Appetite – Sexual disorders – Aches and pains – Frequent colds – Feelings of intense and long-term tiredness – Prone to illness
  14. 14. BEHAVIORAL STRESS SYMPTOMS Yawning  Over reacting Talking too fast  Emotional Talking too loud  Defensive Fiddling  Irritable Twitching  Irrational Nail biting  Defensive Grinding teeth  Hostile Drumming fingers  Critical Pacing  Aggressive
  15. 15. BEHAVIOR STRESS SYMPTOMS These symptoms will have a negative affect on your performance – By reducing your effectiveness – Making you accident prone – Causing you to be forgetful – Causing you to be very negative – You may neglect your appearance – You may make poor judgments – Causing you to make more mistakes – Increasing your absenteeism
  16. 16. PERFORMANCE STRESS SYMPTOMS You may not make good decisions Your fine motor skills are affected You may no longer enjoy your work Your attention span may be affected You may have more negative thoughts Your self confidence will suffer You may have difficulty concentrating All of your positive energy is consumed
  17. 17. HEALTHY LIVING TO CONQUER STRESS Examine your diet  Add to your diet – Lower your salt – Vegetables – Fruits intake – Complex – Lower your intake of Carbohydrates refined sugars and – Vitamins carbohydrates – Water – Lower your caffeine intake
  18. 18. HEALTHY LIVING  Rest: – Get a minimum of six hours of continuous rest
  19. 19. HEALTHY LIVING  Exercise: – At least twenty minutes, five times a week – break a sweat, to release endorphins
  20. 20. HEALTHY LIVING  Talk things out with someone you trust - a family member or a good friend
  21. 21. HEALTHY LIVING  Make an increased effort to organize your life  Ask for help  Delegate things when you need to
  22. 22. HEALTHY LIVING  Learn to manage your anger  Anger affects your health  Anger causes you to over react to many situations
  23. 23. HEALTY LIVING  We get angry often because someone did not do what we thought they should  Rethink the situation and learn to be more flexible
  24. 24. HEALTHY LIVING  Fill your life with fun things to do!!!!  Keep your sense of humor!!!!  We call it : PLAY THERAPY
  25. 25. HEALTHY LIVING  Take charge of your life.  Act appropriately -don’t simply react to stressful situations  Find balance in all that you do.
  26. 26. HEALTHY LIVING  Too many people look for an easy answer to stress management by misusing  Alcohol  Drugs  Marijuana  Medicines & Pills
  27. 27. HEALTHY LIVING  We all need a lengthy list of things that will help us relax…..  I love horse back riding.
  28. 28. HEALTHY LIVING  Relaxing needs to be part of your daily routine.
  29. 29. HEALTHY LIVING  RELAAAAAAX
  30. 30. HEALTHY LIVING  RELAAAAAAX
  31. 31. HEALTHY LIVING  RELAAAAAAX

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