Claire, Alli, and Jenny
Stress is defined as...
A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.
Things that cause stress are called 'stressors'.
Different types of stress are:
Comes from demands and pressures of the recent past and anticipated demands and pressures of the near future.
-Episodic Acute Stress
The type of stress that develops when continuous disorganization, chaos, and crisis are a way of life for the individual.
The response to emotional pressure suffered for a prolonged period over which an individual perceives he or she has no control.
Some causes of stress are...
Stress can be caused by a physical or emotional change.
Long work hours.
Death of a loved one.
Fear or uncertainty.
Among many other things that put a strain on a person's mental or emotional state.
Some techniques to reducing stress are...
Writing in a journal.
Meditating. ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UyJG2b8FMc )
Talking to others.
Engaging in a hobby.
Make a schedule.