Stress Management

And how to avoid it

Health Problems

Body:

  • Sweating

  • Headaches
  • Chest pains
  • Sickness
  • Crying
  • weight loss/gain
  • High blood pressure
  • Not eating
  • Struggling to sleep

Mind:

  • Anxious
  • Anger
  • Nervous
  • Depressed
  • Irritable
  • Socially withdrawn
  • Sad

How to cope with Stress

Healthy Living:

Exercise on a regular basis

Eat well balanced meals

Get enough sleep

Avoid caffeine, tobacco, alcohol, illegal drugs

Stay positive

Don't worry about things out of your control

Meditate

Prepare well in advance for stressful events

Seek help from family/ friends/ professional

Take breaks from things that cause stress

Prioritise stressful jobs