Card Set Information
How your bod reacts to everyday demands.
Bad stress. Ppl put others down and get down on selves.
Good stress. motivates. Makes you want to work better.
Ppl, objects, places , events. Change w experiences & overtime
Bod reacts to stress
Adrenaline, breathing & heart rate increases. Saliva dries. Throat contracts. sweat more. Pupils dilate. muscles tighten. Fight or flight.
Produced by adrenal glands. Hormone released by brain goes to heart. Heart rate up. Blood flow to brain & muscles.
Physical. Pathological. Psychological.
Drowsyness. Sleepy. Sore. Body aches. Treat w sleep.
Body gets sick bc unable to fight off disease. Treat w sleep.
Nervous breakdown. Depression. anxiety attacks. Treat w exercise and talk to ppl.
How to cope w stress
Time management. Plan ahead. Learn to say no. Laugh and rechannel energy. Defense mechanisms
deny situation has happened. Ignore situation
Run away by daydreaming, books, fantasizing
Try to justify actions w excuse
Blame someone else
Block out thoughts and forget on purpose
Act like somene else that you like
Express feelings toward someone whos not assosiated w stress
1 Identify stressor 2 control the amount of stress 3 develop coping and relaxation techniques 4 practice good health habits