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Three types of stress


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Discover the three types of stress and how to avoid stress from taking over your life.

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Three types of stress

  1. 1. Three types of stress How to Control Your Stress:
  2. 2. 1ST TYPE OF STRESS The first type of stress is called acute stress, short term stress that does not last long and usually disappears after the event or situation is over. Some examples of acute stress are public speaking, taking an exam or from things and events that make you stress out at the current moment.
  3. 3. 2ND TYPE TO STRESS The second type of stress is distant stress; when the past affects the present moment. Common examples of distant stress are trauma events such as veterans suffering from post-combat, sexual abuse, or other events that still affect individuals to live well in the present moment.
  4. 4. 3RD TYPE TO STRESS The third type of stress is chronic stress, ongoing stress that people cannot manage. Two common examples of chronic stress are taking care of a sick person and unemployment.
  5. 5. AVOID CHRONIC STRESS  It is important that you learn how to control your stress before it becomes chronic because it will affect your entire life.  You have to learn how to deal and cope with your life situations as soon as possible, and not avoid them.  The longer your stress is inside, the more stress hormones develop that will prevent your body to cope and heal from sicknesses and diseases.  However, the faster you are able to control and manage your stress, the stronger you will become to help fight off unhealthy hormones that include stress hormones.  Every time you overcome stress; even just a little bit, you become stronger.